What skills are needed to become a translator?

The following Translator Q & A is part of our Translator FAQ Series.

Question: What skills are needed to become a translator?

Answer: Before reading this answer please familiarize yourself with our answer to this other FAQ question: What technical skills are needed for translators?

Additional skills needed to be a professional translator include:

  • Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project management
  • Client management and prospecting
  • Marketing & branding
  • Cultural awareness
  • Deep language and cultural knowledge
  • Ability to quickly pick up new lessons and abilities
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