Have you ever wondered why Buddhist monks wear orange, why Chinese brides exchange vows in red, or why you shouldn’t wear green in Indonesia? The answer: it’s because colors are part of culture, and thus play an important role in your marketing success.
Eight years at Lionbridge, five years at Apostroph, a lectureship in translation management – Patricia Kamer brings a very impressive range of experience with her to Supertext. In this interview, she explains what she offers our clients in her new role of Technology Solution Manager, and how technology will transform the translation industry in future.
Electronic Arts, one of the largest gaming companies in the world, naturally has players across the globe. But the reach of games such as FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars and The Sims go far beyond the player base – the soundtracks for these games launch careers of artists from all geographical regions and musical genres. For its upcoming titles, EA looked to Supertext for pitch perfect translations.
Delivering quality subtitles requires good knowledge of words, and not just the words that need to be translated. Because some technical terms are often used interchangeably, by both clients and translators, this can lead to confusion. Here are some definitions that should clarify some basic terms to help get you started.