This event aims to give students the opportunity to meet with highly experienced translators from across the world, who will give them valuable insights into how they can achieve their potential.

Becoming a professional translator

Venue: 19 Mandela St, Floor 2, Centro 3, London, NW1 0DU

Becoming a professional translator how to break into a highly competitive industry


Forward3D is the largest independent digital marketing agency in Europe, with clients ranging from Gucci, ASOS, NET-A-PORTER, British Airways and Hilton Hotels among many others. Locaria is our specialist international division, running digital campaigns in 45 languages across the world. We are a hyper-growth company of 300 people, with plans to grow to 500 within the next two years.


This event will give you the opportunity to meet with highly experienced translators from across the world, who will give you valuable insights into how you can achieve your potential.


There will be opportunities to join our freelance translator roster, and also to be considered for permanent roles as they become available. Working with Forward3D as a freelance translator will provide you with the opportunity to earn money and build valuable experience whilst studying.


Interested? Please register your details here.


Feel free to bring any friends with a passion for linguistics and at least one native level language (aside from English). Pizza and refreshments provided.





6pm - Arrival

Refreshments and networking with experienced translators and multilingual digital marketers.


Introduction presentation – What is Locaria? Why are we different from traditional translation agencies? Lindsay Hong - Director of Operations, Locaria.



  • Global online marketing (PPC/SEO/Social). What could you learn?
  • Short talks about SEO, PPC, performance linguistics

7pm - Break for pizza and refreshments.



  • Working with Locaria, what is it like?
  • Freelancer experience
  • What we expect from linguists
  • Do’s and don’ts when you work as a linguist

Open Q & A session – ask us anything!


Open networking and a chance to gain tips from our linguistics team