Remote Work Week Featured Employer – Lionbridge Technologies

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Lionbridge Technologies is another of our valued employer partners to be featured this week during the Virtual Vocations 2020 Remote Work Week Celebration! Here’s a little bit about their business and their remote jobs openings!

Remote Work Week Featured Employer – Lionbridge Technologies

As part of our Remote Work Week 2020 celebration, we are highlighting our favorite employer partners! Today’s featured partner is Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

Over 20 years ago, Lionbridge got its start as a language translation company. Today, they operate in more than 5,000 cities worldwide and develop new technologies focused on linguistics, artificial intelligence (AI), and data quality.  They have gone beyond simply translating words to providing localization services that ensure translated messages resonate with local audiences. Read on to learn about what kind of applicants the company  is looking for, as well as a few insider tips.

About Lionbridge Technologies

Our insider today is Joanne Bourke, a recruiter for Lionbridge. Bourke is happy to provide us with some background information on the hiring processes at this innovative technology company. She sums up the company today:

“Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. is a multinational software and professional services company specializing in language translation, localization, software testing, e-learning translation, internationalization, interpretation, software development & testing, and content development services.”

At Lionbridge, the corporate culture is one of tearing down barriers and building bridges. Whether that means engaging international audiences or volunteering in the local community, the company is committed to supporting and developing their employees, contractors, and partners.

Current Remote Job Openings 

This company often advertises for remote positions and has posted over 200 jobs in the Virtual Vocations database in the past two years. Some positions are location-specific while others have no residency requirements.

Lionbridge is currently hiring for the following remote roles:

Operations/Program Management

Information Technology:

Marketing

Lionbridge Technologies Hiring Process

To apply for positions with Lionbridge, you must complete its online application process. This involves filling out a series of forms with your contact information, recent employment history, and education. Then you are invited to upload any attachments such as your cover letter. Lionbridge hires in four main categories:

  • Corporate Associates – These roles comprise program management, operations, and administrative positions.
  • Testers, Raters, and Curators – Positions in this category are perfect for independent contractors looking for part-time employment. They involve assessing and ranking content in a variety of mediums including websites and social media.
  • Translators and Agencies – Lionbridge is always looking to partner with freelance professionals or agencies that can provide translator, transcreator, interpreter, technical writer, tester, multimedia, or SEO services.
  • Interpreters – If you are a freelance interpreter, you are invited to apply to become part of the Lionbridge network.

If your application passes the initial screening, you will receive a comprehensive application package with detailed terms and conditions regarding:

  • Scope of Work
  • Payment for Services
  • Non-Disclosure and Trade Secrets
  • Ownership of Work Product
  • Warranty
  • Termination
  • Compliance with Applicable Laws

In order to proceed with your application, you will need a verified Windows Live email address. If you don’t already have one, you can set up a free account and get an email address here.

After studying the application package documents, you will complete a questionnaire to accept the ‘terms and conditions’ of employment. Following that, you will be given access to Task Guidelines and Education Modules regarding your position. Final hiring decisions are based on results of a final exam that tests your proficiency in required job tasks.

Top 3 Traits Lionbridge Looks for in a Potential Candidate

Bourke indicates three top traits the company looks for in remote job candidates:

  • Fluency in English
  • Residence in the country required for the position (the positions listed above are for U.S. job seekers)
  • Technically savvy

Learn more about Lionbridge Technologies here, including viewing their company profile and current job openings on Virtual Vocations.


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