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    Join lengoo as a translator

    It takes four steps to become a member of our linguist community. Join us and start making money as a freelance translator today.

    1. Apply now!
    Start our application process here by telling us a bit about yourself. Please make sure you have all the necessary documents ready.
    2. Selection process
    Our community team will carefully assess the files you have submitted and then evaluate if your skills match our selection criteria with a translation test.
    3. Set up your profile
    If you passed our testing, you can register as a translator and add all necessary information to your personal profile.
    4. Start translating
    Explore the world of lengoo and expect your first job request to hit your inbox soon.

    We are not currently looking to add more linguists to our database. Should this change in the future, you will find out right away on our social media pages!

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    Your benefits working for lengoo

    6 reasons, why lengoo is home to happiest linguists.

    Easy and direct communication
    Questions often arise during the translation process that need to be addressed as quickly as possible. On the lengoo platform, you can ask both the client and our project managers directly. This saves time and helps avoid tedious communication chains.
    Smart Matching technology
    Rely on our AI system to always find just the right translation jobs for your individual profile as a linguist. Based on the language pairs you offer, your experiences in various fields, and your performance on similar jobs in the past, our Matching Algorithm suggests jobs to you and sends them straight to your inbox.
    Optimized processes
    We have looked at the entire process of translation and made it easier for you as a linguist. We allow you to download all necessary supporting documents on the lengoo platform, stay on top of your numbers, and we even perform your accounting free of charge. All this so you can focus on what's really important in translations - the quality of your work.
    Level up!
    The concept of constructive feedback is fundamental to our practice. We constantly evaluate your translations and transparently communicate with you if we believe there is room for improvement or if yet another client is happy with your work. On top of that, we offer webinars to really make sure you get the most out of your experience at lengoo and can become an expert in new fields.
    Glossaries and Translation Memories
    We provide you with glossaries and translation memory files via the lengoo platform and foster the use of our computer-aided translation software, MateCat. This helps you ensure a more consistent quality of translations while reducing your time spent.
    New job types
    lengoo never really sleeps; we are constantly working on new ways to break language barriers for our clients. In the future, we would like to bring subtitling, working in multi-language files, or voice-over projects into the platform.

    We work with the best translators from all over the world

    Our AI-powered system always finds the right job for your profile as a linguist in a fraction of a second.

    Finding the right clients and jobs as a translator is a bit like online dating, including all the good and not-so-good sides to it. At lengoo, we have looked at this process and got rid of all the bad parts. You skip over that tedious dating phase of quantity without quality with our smart Matching Algorithm. And the best part? Our AI system does all the swiping for you. It knows your strengths, your language pairs, your expertise, if you are available or on vacation, and it will always suggest the right jobs for you. In a fraction of a second, our system matches any given job with all suitable translators. It takes into consideration how you performed on previous jobs, the types of texts you've translated so far, how experienced you are, and how quickly you usually respond to our job requests. And all you need to do is kick back, relax, and watch your inbox.

    What is it like working for lengoo?

    Check out what others say about working for lengoo and how they review lengoo as an employer.

    Frequently asked questions

    Check out below the top three most frequently asked questions by linguists. Please also consult our extensive FAQ page following the link farther down below.

    Wieviel kann ich als Übersetzer bei lengoo verdienen?
    Eine faire Bezahlung für Übersetzungsjobs ist uns sehr wichtig! lengoo vergütet deine Übersetzungsarbeit dabei immer nach Wortpreisen pro Wort in der Ausgangssprache. Die Wortpreise hängen vom Sprachpaar, der Textkomplexität, der Bearbeitungszeit und dem Textumfang ab. Sie liegen je nach Auftrag zwischen € 0,06 und € 0,12 pro Wort. Darüber hinaus kannst du immer auch einen Mindestwortpreis festlegen, der automatisch nur Jobanfragen für dich herausfiltert, die oberhalb dieser Grenze liegen. Bitte schreibe hierzu einfach eine Mail an [email protected].
    Wie viele Anfragen für Übersetzungen kann ich erwarten?
    Die Anzahl der Übersetzungsanfragen, die du von uns erwarten kannst, hängt vom Sprachpaar, der saisonalen Nachfrage und der Übersetzungsqualität ab, die du lieferst. Wir können dir auf diese Frage daher leider keine definitive Antwort geben. Generell ist die Anzahl der Übersetzungsaufträge in stark verbreiteten Fremdsprachen wie Englisch, Spanisch oder Französisch größer als in seltener gesprochenen Sprachen wie bspw. Ungarisch oder Kroatisch.
    Wie funktioniert die Bezahlung?
    Du kannst zwischen zwei verschiedenen Arten der Bezahlung und Abrechnung wählen. Einerseits bieten wir die bequeme Abrechnung über Gutschriften an, die automatisch erstellt werden und immer am 15. des Folgemonats von uns auf dein Bankkonto überwiesen werden, oder per Paypal ausbezahlt werden. Du behältst so immer den Überblick über deine Jobs und erhältst eine Überweisung für alle Jobs, die du im Vormonat für lengoo erledigt hast. Zu jedem Job erstellen wir ein PDF der Gutschrift, das du für deine Buchhaltung verwenden kannst und alle nötigen Informationen enthält. Außerdem bieten wir dir natürlich auch die Möglichkeit deine Rechnungen selbst zu erstellen und uns per E-Mail an [email protected] zu schicken.