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Recruitment

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We’re recruiting volunteer translators, translation checkers and editors at the moment to help with the translation of Heavenly Calamity, Battle Frenzy, Magic Chef of Ice and Fire, Lord Xue Ying, Zither Emperor, Unrepentant, and Tempest of the Stellar War.

Currently we are prioritizing the recruitment of  translators for Heavenly Calamity, Tempest of the Stellar War and Battle Frenzy.

Translators:

  • Have good understanding of Chinese grammar and a decent sized vocabulary.
  • Proficient in English
  • Translate raw Chinese text into English.
  • Usually aided by online dictionaries for the uncommon fantasy vocabulary.

Translation Checker:

  • Have good understanding of Chinese grammar and basic vocabulary.
  • Checks marked segments of raw text for translation accuracy
  • Basically a really easy translator job that takes about 10 minutes per chapter

Editor:

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  • Native in English.
  • Have an excellent grasp of English grammar.
  • Highly proficient in the technical side of the English language
  • Rephrases sentences so that they read better and “flow” better
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Fixes grammar, spelling mistakes, terminology and etc.
  • At least one hour of free time a day.

Here is a condensed Editing Basis Guideline written by Kiseki, the Head Editor and translator for ZE. It is highly recommended to read this first before applying.

 

Responses will take anywhere from 1 – 5 translations days.


Translation Checker’s Test                  |                  Editors-test                            

 

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  2. Just sent off my application! But I have definitely seen worse than what was in the test, Google translate isn’t that bad when you compare it to Bing translation.. Thought I might’ve dropped a dozen IQ points after reading CD and LMS with Bing + Google combined.

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    1. I, for one, am definitely looking forward to it. 🙂 It’s fun either way, and it’s probably a self-standing novel, with a few references to the previous ones.

  5. Quick question… The editor’s test changed midway from Mk2 to Mk3, but I’ve already finished Mk2…. Do I need to start Mk3 or can I just submit Mk2? >.>

    1. Just submit Mk 2. Mk 3 is the “easier” test though.

  6. I submitted mine. I still haven’t gotten a reply and I replied to the email enabling viewing because I didn’t know that you have to allow viewing. Should I resubmit it?

  7. What is the name or email you submitted it under? (Kiseki is grading the last application as I type, but we can’t confirm whether we have it without your ID)

  8. Since the document should be view only, you need your own personal copy to edit. After that just follow the directions in the document and you should be good to go.

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  9. Bruh i aint no american but english is my most fluent language when it comes to reading and writing. Do you have an age requirement? Not that i’m applying or anything. I’m just really really curious about it. REALLY.

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  10. I want to sign up, but I have reasons where I can’t.
    One: My mom won’t let me (says I should focus on studying *rolls eyes*)
    Two:I’m barely thirteen
    Three: I know no Chinese what so ever.
    Four: I’m failing English ;~;

  11. Well,this was an interesting development. So all the animals are bowing in front of the superior phoenix. Wonder what secrets the phoenix clan hold that it would be has if Nian Bing found out,maybe he already heard of them from his father because he was from the fire kingdom.
    Thanks for the chapter as always 😀

  12. Although I might or might not have sent my application (i forgot whether i clicked ‘SUBMIT’), RT shared Editor’s test MK. IV to me (in Google Drive) so I tried editing it, how can I send the test so it could be checked? And just PM me in my email if I had sent my application or not and if I passed the test. BTW, regarding the application, once you PM me about it, there might be changes since I’ve just been accepted to another translating group, the other site I’m reading at too. Thank you in advance

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      Hi, we have not received any application from you yet. Please fill out the form and send it in if you are still interested.

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