When looking for a translation services in Dubai, you must know first that the way you express your ideas and information in your audience’s language constitutes the first impression about you and your company and reflects your professionality. Poor choice may lead to unhappy consequences, including embarrassment, lost customers and many other issues. In multilingual community like Dubai, translation is critical for effective business communication and success of your business, so you shall consider the following factors when choosing your translation agency in Dubai on which you can count on for professional work.
Specialization: Most translation companies are specialized in certain field/s in which it has in-depth knowledge and deep experience, so you should ensure that your translation office in Dubai is specialized in your industry. If you need to translate legal documents, for example, you must go to a legal translation company, and marketing materials, you must go to media translation company..etc.
Speed: You should know the capacity of the translation company in Dubai and its ability to finish your projects on time. You can ask about the number of in-house translators specialized in your language pair and industry in addition to freelance translators and productivity rate of each, and if they can work outside the usual working hours or not.
Confidentiality: You should ensure that your translator ensures the confidentiality of your information by storing the documents in secure place, signing confidentiality agreements with its network of translators in Dubai; you can also sign NDA for particular projects.
Customer service: It’s also worth considering how the translation company in Dubai will serve you, including availability hours, responsiveness, requests of second edit and adherence to your notes…etc
Experience: Your translator in Dubai must have hands-on experience in translating your materials and in-depth knowledge of the same subject matter, as not all translators can handle legal documents or medical materials. You should know about the translators who will handle your project, if they are native in target language, their years of experience, field of specialization, productivity rate and even first names.
Ask for sample: Be sure to ask the translation company in Dubai for samples of their past projects in the same field or to translate 100 words for your materials for free, then you can check and decide if the translator fulfills your expectation of the quality and naturalness of the translated text.
Translation process: You should ask about the translation cycle of your project and be fully aware of the quality assurance filters that the translation company applies. The more filters, the more accurate and effective translation you receive, without prejudice to the speed factor.
Comparison: You can contact more than one translation agency and compare the values offered by each company. You will then see the whole image clearly and be able to decide the most competent and suitable translation company that fulfills all your requirements of quality, speed, effectiveness, responsiveness..etc.
Hoping benefit and luck for all and May Allah rewards us greatly for this work
Written by: Gomaa Fouda
Alsun Translation Services