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TranslateMedia is a professional language service provider, headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Paris, Munich, Hong Kong and Singapore as well as offices in Austin, Texas.
TranslateMedia, Austin 504 Lavaca St, Suite 940, Austin, TX 78701 At TranslateMedia We provide legal, technical, medical, marketing, and business translation, as well as website localisation and software translation. Our translation management workflow system is designed to deliver translation projects efficiently and is easily customised to integrate with client systems. TranslateMedia has always used native-speaking editors and translators, incorporating strict quality assurance measures, allowing our clients to view the current status of their projects online at any time during translation. TranslateMedia invests strategically in talent and technology to maintain on-going language industry leadership. We have an efficient, qualified and highly professional team in Austin, that work to provide our clients with the best possible translation agency services. The team here includes Business Development professionals with proven track records, Project Managers who hold Masters Degrees in Translation as standard and administration personnel who manage our client’s translation requirements. Although our translation agency is headquartered in London, our business is strengthened by our presence on the ground in key locations around the world like Austin. We have offices across Europe, the Americas and the APAC region. Our presence in these areas means that we can offer clients a 24 hour translation service not only online, but also over the phone and email, and face-to-face in meetings, by our team who are local to you and speak your language. Austin is a great place to operate as a translation agency. With people from all corners of North America, and a vibrant and thriving business community the opportunities are varied and numerous. The makeup of Austin’s business community is really diverse and interesting, so we have become accustomed to dealing with weird and wonderful projects and requests of all shapes and sizes. Find TranslateMedia, Austin on the map below. View Larger Map Our ability to adapt and customise service models and processes has made our business what it is, and we feel that is a key strength for any forward-thinking translation agency. Austin has helped us develop along these lines. Because of this success, we work with the world’s leading law firms, media agencies, banks, market research companies, and clients in many other industries, helping them to manage translations more efficiently so that they can communicate and conduct business with people all around the world. Looking for a translation agency in Austin? You have come to the right place! Austin is the capital of Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in the American Southwest and residing in Central Texas, Austin is the 11th-largest city in the USA and the fourth-largest city in Texas. It also became the third-fastest growing large city in the nation from 2000 to 2006. Austin is also the second largest state capital in the United States. The City has a population of 842,592 according to a 2012 estimate. The city is the centre of the five-county Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which, according to the 2012 US Census had an estimated population of 1,834,303. The Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos MSA had a Gross Domestic Product of $86 billion in 2010. University graduates flock to Austin each year from the computer science and engineering programs at the University of Texas and provide a source of employees that help to fuel the City’s technology and defence industry sectors. Austin is widely considered to be a major centre for tech businesses. Forbes ranked the Austin metropolitan area number one among all big cities for jobs thanks to the region’s rapid growth in 2012 in their annual survey and WSJ Marketwatch ranked the area top for growing businesses. Austin has significantly less costly housing prices than the Silicon Valley, but much higher housing costs than many rural areas of Texas. Because of the high number of high-tech companies in the region, Austin was strongly affected by the boom in dot-com companies in the late 1990s and the subsequent bust. In 2010, Facebook accepted a grant from the government to build a downtown office that may bring as many as 200 jobs to the city. This increasing number of technology companies has led to the region being nicknamed “the Silicon Hills”, and helped push development that greatly expanded the city. Some of TranslateMedia’s common translations are the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, an area Austin is also emerging as a hub for; the city is home to around 85 of them. The Milken Institute ranked Austin as the No.12 life science and biotech centre in the United States. Companies such as Hospira, ArthroCare and Pharmaceutical Product Development are located there. Whole Foods Market is an upscale, international grocery store chain that specialise in fresh and packaged food products, often with an organic-local-natural-theme. It is headquartered and was founded in Austin. As well as the recent addition of a Formula One Grand Prix, at the purpose built ‘Circuit of the Americas’ Austin is has An Online Trading Academy office. As well as national and global corporations, Austin features a strong network of unique and independent locally owned firms and organisations. A popular local motto is “Keep Austin Weird”, seen regularly on t-shirts and bumper stickers. This motto has not just been used to promote Austin’s eccentricity and diversity, but is also used to bolster support of local independent businesses. Austin became known as the City of the “Violet Crown” In the late 1800s for the wintertime glow of violet colour across the hills just after sunset. Even today, many businesses incorporate the term “violet crown” in their name. A number of Fortune 500 companies have offices or headquarters in Austin including Advanced Micro Devices, eBay, Google, Apple, IBM, Intel, 3M, Texas Instruments, and Whole Foods Market. Dell’s worldwide headquarters is in Round Rock. The Nielsen Company say that adults in Austin contribute to and read blogs more than those in any other metropolitan area in the USA. Its residents also have the highest internet usage in Texas.
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