Typical Roles in Translation Teams - continued

Working at computerTranslation Specialist

Translation specialists are typically not mother-tongue speakers of the language in which the translation is being done. They work as part of the project team, training co-workers and contributing their expertise in translation theory & practice, exegesis, and linguistics. They usually reside in the language area and learn to speak the language of the translation team.

Translation Consultant

Translation Consultants are typically experienced translation specialists who are available to provide a number of translation teams with training, guidance, encouragement, and technical help on translation-related issues, and to monitor translation quality, making recommendations for publication.