Careers

Freelancers

At ACT, we’re always excited to hear from talented new applicants to enrich our diverse team.

Join our freelance team

Our quality-conscious freelancers are the heart and soul of our work with customers from small agencies to international corporations.

Who we’re looking for

In order to cover the growing needs of our clients, we are constantly expanding our pool of freelancers with reliable and capable new partners. Do you have a recognized degree in one of the areas below and relevant professional experience? Are you constantly developing professionally – including using new technologies? Then we’re a good fit!

Your profile

Quality, reliability and team spirit are top on our list – that’s what we offer you and we expect it in return.
When we work together as partners, everybody wins and shares in the success. We value professional qualifications and technological skills.

What you can expect from us

Our success is built on teamwork. We’re always professional and collegial.
We treat you as a professional business partner and provide competent support.

To give you a good start with us, we have established a systematic onboarding process for freelancers that will introduce you to our processes, tools and expectations.

Even after this, the teams in Quality Assurance, Translation Engineering and Project Management will be available to answer your questions and provide helpful feedback. We want to establish a long-term partnership with you so we can grow together.

Interested in ACT?

And you can identify with our philosophy? Then register as a freelancer so that we can take the next steps together.

If you have any questions about registering or working with ACT as a freelancer, please feel free to email our Vendor Management team at [email protected].

The qualification process – four steps
to membership in the ACT freelancer pool

Get to know some of our translators and their areas of expertise

This is what our translators particularly appreciate about us

Maria

Professional translator

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ACT is a fantastic and highly responsive team. We’ve enjoyed several years of positive and effective collaboration together.

Qualifications
Degree in Foreign Languages, Literature and Cultures

Industries/fields
Marketing, SEO, business/trade, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

Languages
German, English, French

Sylvie

Professional translator

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The ACT team members have been loyal customers and good friends for years. I look forward to many more years of working with you!

Qualifications
MPhil (Oxon.) BA (Hons.) Japanese and Linguistics, M.Phil. General Linguistics and Comparative Philology

Industries/fields
Humanities and social sciences, marketing and education

Languages
English, Japanese, German

Mario

Professional translator

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I have worked with many companies over the last two decades, but none of them have been as reliable as ACT. The fantastic collaboration with the team not only makes my work easier – it’s fun, too! The best part about working with ACT is the customer feedback. It’s wonderful to work with so many repeat clients over so many years.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science, Biology/Pre-Med

Minor
Chemistry

Industries/fields
Medicine, pharmaceuticals, technical translations

Languages
English (US/GB), Oxford

Tiziana

Professional translator

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Extraordinary collaboration transcends geographical boundaries.

Qualifications
Degree in Foreign Languages, Literature and Cultures

Industries/fields
Tourism, marketing, business, literature, coding

Languages
English, Italian, German

Vic

Professional translator

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I have been working with ACT as a freelancer since 2004 and have always been very happy with our partnership. From the variety of translation projects offered to the project management right down to invoice settlement, everything is extremely professional, fast and reliable. And my contacts at ACT are exceptionally friendly.

Qualifications
M.A. in Dutch Language & Literature

Industries/fields
IT, software localization, prepress/desktop publishing, photography, industrial technology and machinery

Languages
German, Dutch, English, French

Claude

Professional translator

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As a freelance translator with ACT, you get to interact with a very dynamic, highly professional team, are exposed to a wide range of topics and your invoices for your freelance work are paid with Swiss punctuality. And judging by the volume of incoming work, this level of drive and professionalism has clearly not escaped the attention of ACT’s end customers.

Qualifications
Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales

Industries/fields
Cosmetics and food industries, business and trade

Languages
English, French, German

Julia

Professional translator

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With ACT, I’ve found a reliable partner who likewise places top priority on translation quality.

Qualifications
Graduate Translator

Industries/fields
Advertising, marketing, medicine, technology, food service

Languages
German, Spanish, English

Registration

Thank you for your interest in working together with us.
To get started, just send us your contact email and contact name.
We will send you a registration email with a link that will allow you to create a profile:

We are looking forward to receiving your info.

Your contact

My decades of experience in the field of translation have given me considerable insight into the industry.
It is important to me that our freelancers enjoy working for us and that they receive a complete all-round service from us with fair conditions. Likewise, I am committed to ensuring that, thanks to my work, our clients receive translations of outstanding quality.

I look forward to receiving your application!

Feel free to ask me any questions you have
about the application process.

Vanessa Ballacchino, Vendor Management