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:
- 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