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Job Opportunity: Linguistic Lead (Chinese)

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 [...]

By |2016-12-21T13:35:43-08:00December 16th, 2016|Employment Opportunities|

e2f Wants YOU!

e2f has immediate openings for nineteen (19) different contract positions. These positions require the ability to fluently communicate (have both written and oral/verbal skills equivalent to a natively-fluent individual) in one of the following languages (or dialects/inflections): Chinese from China, zh_CN (2) Chinese from Hong Kong, zh_HK (2) Chinese from Taiwan, zh_TW (2) Dutch from the Netherlands, nl_NL (1) English from India, en_IN (2) [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:54:46-07:00September 27th, 2016|News|

Have friends looking for a job?

Welcome back from Labor Day Weekend! We believe one of the best ways to celebrate is by helping you or your friends get a new job. If you or someone you know is looking for work, e2f is hiring! This is what we are currently looking for in the Silicon Valley / south Bay Area: Long [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:55:11-07:00September 7th, 2016|News|

No, not “Whatever” — It Pays to Proof

Last week we posted about a poor Welsh translation made by the chain B&Q reported on the BBC. Some might argue the incident doesn't matter to them because Welsh isn't a really a broadly-used language internationally. Focusing on the language is ignoring the point. Our point is that a local business used Machine Translation (MT), [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:56:45-07:00July 19th, 2016|Localization Tips|

Translating the Magic Kingdom

When you have one of the most recognizable brands in the world, it may be an alluring temptation to simply presume your global fans know you already, and will understand your meaning. Not so. For a company like Disney, with so many sub-brands of movies and characters established throughout its 92-year-long [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:57:53-07:00June 22nd, 2016|Culture Studies|

NYC Government Websites to get Translation Tool

What do you do as a U.S. city government trying to communicate with 8.5 million constituents where almost half (49%) of the residents speak a language other than English at home? That's the question of the day for the City Council of New York. And one Bronx Councilman, James Vacca, is moving forward to find [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:04:31-07:00February 25th, 2016|News|

The Propagation of Written Language Systems

The spread of written language systems across the world was documented in The New Atlas of World History: Global Events at a Glance, published by Princeton University Press. Recently, a video was created and posted by Business Insider (and also Tech Insider) to visually illustrate the dawn of the era of written language systems, from [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:07:04-07:00February 1st, 2016|Culture Studies|

Baidu Searches for Machine Translation

Chinese search giant Baidu is locked in a massive battle with Alibaba and Tencent over the future of over a billion consumers. With many traditional sectors of the Chinese economy sputtering, Baidu and other technology-based companies are looking to bring billion-dollar-plus R&D advances to help transform the retail experience. Baidu President Zhang Yaqin was interviewed [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:07:31-07:00January 27th, 2016|News|