Freelance Localization Specialist - Canadian French


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Freelance & Consultant



May 1


Do you have a strong passion for language and travel / dining? Please keep reading!

We are looking for a talented localization specialist for French Canada to support the localization of our products. You will be working on different brands, including KAYAK and OpenTable, and will contribute to exciting initiatives such as new travel features as well as marketing initiatives.

If you care about localization as much as we do, you’re the one we’re looking for.

Join our talented global team of localizers to help travelers / diners discover, book and enjoy the best places in the world. 

Check out our insider tips for becoming a Localization freelancer at KAYAK / OpenTable here.

You will be working on 

  • Accurate and market-relevant translations for our products (websites and apps) that appeal to the target market and with an eye to our different brands
  • Linguistic quality and functionality checks (Localization Testing) to maximize the engagement with the local audience
  • Transcreate travel/dining related content for landing pages, SEO pages, other marketing content and promotional materials such as blog articles
  • Updates and maintenance of language-specific tools such as style guide and glossary
  • The expected weekly workload is of 10 - 15 hours minimum, potentially more depending on upcoming projects and availability within the team 

Your Profile

  • Native speaker of Canadian French (mandatory)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Product UI localization experience
  • Experience with linguistic review and functionality testing
  • Creative translation / transcreation experience
  • SEO experience is a plus
  • Training or education in a relevant field (marketing, copywriting, communication, translation or similar)
  • Ability to learn new tools and technical procedures quickly and effectively
  • Enjoys working with a variety of tasks, and capable of independently managing workflow, information and processes for different types of projects


About KAYAK and OpenTable 

KAYAK is the world’s leading travel search engine. KAYAK searches other travel sites and shows travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages. The company’s website and apps also offer tools to help travelers plan and manage their trip, including price alerts, price forecasts and free itinerary management. Each year, KAYAK processes more than one billion searches for travel information and has more than 40 international sites and 20 languages. KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of Booking Holdings Inc.

OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating approximately 12 million diners per month via online bookings across 28,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. In addition to the company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet's most popular global and local brands. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, we have team members in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the UK.

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