Our People

In-house Specialists

Our in-house Chinese translators, proofreaders, technical advisors and project managers embody the ideal blend of language skills, technical knowledge, extensive experience and commitment. Our people are the basis of our reputation as an outstanding service provider.

Translator Qualifications

Our professional translators are carefully screened and trained before they can work with us. We start by looking for key qualifications:

  • A minimum five years of experience in localization or translation as a linguist, translator or editor
  • University degree or its equivalent in professional experience
  • Professional experience in their field of expertise
  • Native fluency in a target language and a source language
  • In-country residency requirements (if applicable)
  • Certification by a professional translation organization strongly preferred

Our process for vetting linguists includes the following:

  • Initial screening and reference check
  • Targeted linguistic and subject-matter testing
  • A mentoring period that includes comprehensive training and review

Our Process

ISO Certification

LocaTran Translations, a company with ISO 9001:2008 Quality certification, uses robust procedures to guarantee clear, concise translations. This international standard applies to processes and procedures for maintaining a Quality Management System. Our QA processes are defined and tracked to ensure we maintain the highest levels of quality.

Our Workflow

Our Technology

Our team members are trained to use state-of-the-art translation software, such as Trados, which does not replace the translators’ craft but provides support at each step. This ensures:

  • 1
    Consistency of terminology
  • 2
    Retention of content-repetition gains
  • 3
    Consistency of formatting
  • 4
    Same formatting as the original document
  • 5
    Overall accuracy
CAT Tools:
  • SDL Trados
  • memoQ
  • Across
  • Deja Vu
  • Star Transit
  • Wordfast
  • Idiom
  • Memsource
DTP Tools:
  • All common applications for PC and Mac
  • Expert DTP in Adobe (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, FrameMaker) and CorelDraw
  • Website editing in HTML, XML, PHP, ASP, etc.
  • Able to work with TXT, RC, RESX, DLG, JSP, VB and .properties files

Our Experience

Our amazing clients are the reason we devote all of our energy to job performance and customer satisfaction.

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