e2f translations, inc. is a translation and localization services company located in downtown San Jose, California. We work with leading Silicon Valley companies providing top-tier talent and producing high-quality around-the-clock results from our global offices. Find out more about us at https://e2f.com/.

We currently have an opening for a full-time Linguistic Lead in our San Jose office:

Title: Linguistic Lead – Chinese (In-House)

Type: Full Time

Location: San Jose, CA

Start Date: Immediate

Job Responsibilities:

  • Is the Linguistic Division Lead
    • Chinese Division
  • Is responsible for the quality of the assigned translation project deliverables to client
    • Linguistic transfers between source and target language
    • Reference adherence (glossary, style guide, and other client instructions)
    • On-time delivery
  • Optimizes Q&A for clients, using best judgment, to limit quality non-compliance subsequent rework
  • Reaches productivity objectives
  • Actively supports the Operations Director to build, optimize, and train linguistic teams
  • Coaches linguistic resources for Chinese
  • Contributes to the quality tracking for employees/vendors:
    • Grading
    • Feedback
  • Escalates issues to the Operations Director, the Vendor Manager, and the Quality Department as necessary
  • Studies and acts upon quality feedback to constantly improve performance
  • Suggests and helps enforce corrective actions
  • Escalates issues to the Operations Director, the Vendor Manager, and the Quality Department as necessary
  • Documents processes and policies
  • Contributes to updating project templates and general instructions
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Support to other departments testing new tools/processes
    • Other tasks requiring linguists (translation, testing, SEO, etc.)


  • Experience in localization (1+ year)
  • Proficient in Mandarin Chinese with skills and fluency equivalent to the level of a contemporary mainland China native speaker
  • In-region (mainland China) experience; familiarity with today’s Chinese language and culture
  • Professional proficiency in English
  • Effective working in a team
  • Experienced and comfortable using computers and mobile devices
  • Able to commute to our San Jose office

No relocation or visa assistance provided

Please send resume and brief description of your professional experience in localization to [email protected]. Title your email “Linguistic Lead – [Chinese]”.

We want to thank all our applicants in advance. However, we cannot respond to everyone; only selected applicants will be contacted in reply.