DFA Awards

Translator (12-month contract)

About Hong Kong Design Centre

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) was founded in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as centre of design excellence in Asia. We are on a public mission to promote wider and strategic use of design and design thinking to foster innovation, create business value and improve societal well-being.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a high caliber candidate to join our dynamic team. Please visit our website www.hkdesigncentre.org for information of HKDC.

The Roles:

  1. Assists in content creation, formulation and development of HKDC programme/project strategies for celebrating design excellence;
  2. Translate, update and proofread a variety of materials form English to Chinese and vice versa, including but not limited to press materials, social media posts, subtitles for video production, and presentation and promotional materials, etc;
  3. Generate copywriting, provide editing and research support on any given topics for the programmes;
  4. Proactively communicate with the team to provide linguistic support and ensure the accuracy, quality and style consistency of translated documents;
  5. Perform ad-hoc assignments as required


  1. University graduate with minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in translation, language or design industry-related developments (e.g. design education and/or research, marketing, communications, art and cultural, etc);
  2. Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  3. Sensibility to culture, design, trends and technology as well as demonstration of strong interest in promoting design thinking, design knowledge and design industry;
  4. Good understanding on the design industry and related award programmes, both locally and internationally;
  5. Positive work attitude, detail minded and passion for our mission;
  6. Resourceful with creative thinking, network and flair in working with diverse stakeholders

More information about DFA Awards:

Interested parties are invited to apply by sending your resume with full details of education, work experience, current & expected salary, contact telephone number and earliest available date to the Human Resources Office, Hong Kong Design Centre, Unit 602, 6/F, Mill 5, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan or email to: hr@hkdesigncentre.org on or before 3 October 2022. HKDC reserves the right not to make appointment for the post(s) advertised. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All information received will be kept in strict confidence for six months and data will only be used for recruitment purpose.