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Localization Specialist, Swedish – Freelancer (237 views)

December 28, 2019

Please note that we can only accept applications from applicants who are eligible to work as a freelancer.


Do you have a strong passion for both travel and language? Please keep reading!

At KAYAK we’re looking for a talented Swedish translator (freelance) to provide high-quality translations with a commercial sense. You will be working on different KAYAK portfolio brands, including momondo and HotelsCombined, and will contribute to exciting projects such as new travel features and marketing initiatives.

If you care about localization as much as we do, you’re the one we’re looking for.

Join our talented global team of both freelance and in-house specialists to help travelers discover, book and enjoy the best places in the world.


  • Providing commercial and creative translations from English into Swedish for our websites, apps and promotional materials to appeal to the Swedish market and with an eye to our different brands
  • Translating and transcreating content for brand marketing related campaigns, including online ads, newsletter content and social media copies
  • Working on maintaining the quality of our Swedish websites, including performing product checks and maintaining language-specific tools, such as style guides and glossaries
  • Identifying and fixing text-based bugs using an in-house translation software platform
  • Workload may vary, depending on upcoming projects

Required Skills

  • Exceptional Swedish speaker – with effective written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated localization / translation experience
  • Higher education in a relevant field (linguistics, philology, intercultural communication, editing, translation or similar)
  • Tech savviness is essential – web and mobile app literacy
  • QA/testing experience is a big plus
  • SEO experience is a plus
  • Enjoys working with a variety of tasks, and capable of independently managing workflow, information, and processes between different teams and stakeholders
  • Able to work independently, and play nice with others


At KAYAKwe help millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. KAYAKsearches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages and is the world’s leading travel search engine.

As a freelancer of KAYAK, you will get exposed to a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK’s portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

KAYAKis a part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.