We want to be the number one language service provider for the freelancer community.
We are collaborative. We build collaborative partnerships between our network of more than 1,000 in-house translators and our external team.
We are reliable. When it comes to payment, we are prompt and reliable, so you don't have to waste valuable time chasing invoices.
We offer variety. SDL supports global household-name clients and domains, giving you a wide variety of translation content.
We give you access. SDL Workzone will be the go-to portal for collaboration between you and the SDL Talent Management team.
We care. Our freelancers are part of our team. We run events and publish regular newsletters so you can get to know us better.
We are especially interested in hearing from qualified and motivated individuals with experience in the following sectors:
- Life Sciences
- Marketing & Creative Services
- Financial Services
- Automotive & Manufacturing
- Retail & Consumer
- Travel & Tourism
- Legal & Patents
US – Freelancer working with SDL since 2002To work with SDL is always a pleasure: they are nice people to talk to, their project teams are highly skilled, very professional & cooperative.
JJ – Freelancer working with SDL since 2005SDL give me feedback on a regular basis, which is surprisingly rare in this business and of course always appreciated.
TN – Freelancer working with SDL since 2008Even though I work from my home office some 400km from the main office, I feel part of their in-house team.
AB – Freelancer working with SDL since 2010Working with SDL is smooth, rewarding and stimulating, making them an ideal partner for a freelance translator.
PC – Freelancer working with SDL since 2011I definitely rank SDL among my favourite clients – because I can concentrate on translation without worrying about technical or administrative issues.
Applying to SDL is easy and intuitive via our online vendor portal, SDL Workzone. Please complete the short form below to start your application.