This is a work-from-home position and you can be located anywhere in the world.


Language shouldn’t be a barrier to having a home you love. Our aim to offer our customers a ‘Zillion Things Home’ across multiple locales can only be accomplished by collaborating with talented and self-motivated freelance British English translators. We are looking for UK-native freelancers to help with translation, editing and copywriting of various content visible on our website, including product descriptions, UI/UX content and other marketing material. This is a work-from-home position that requires a computer and steady access to the internet.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide high-quality UK English product translations from German source content
  • Research industry-specific terminology in order to deliver accurate translations
  • Edit or provide quality analysis of translated content with an eye toward maintaining the source meaning and tone
  • Marketing material translations and quality analysis on an adhoc basis
  • Linguistic asset maintenance may be requested


What You’ll Need:

  • Native-level fluency in reading and writing in British English and German
  • Proven experience in translation and localisation for the UK market
  • Attention to detail, willingness to follow standards and share feedback
  • Ability to meet short deadlines
  • Experience with CAT-tools in general, experience with Smartling a plus 
  • Fast and reliable internet connection
  • Flexible work schedule and a commitment of about 20 hours/week, preferably also including weekends. We require a minimum weekly availability of 8 hours.
  • Experience with MTPE workflows is advantageous

Please note that projects will be contracted via Upwork - we will provide more details regarding this at a later stage.


About Us

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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