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Tokyo, Japan

Translations for creative design

A partner who understands the complexities of design no matter the market

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As a sector, creative design is as fascinating as it is complicated. With so many everyday applications for design, the importance of considering the language accompanying the carefully created look and feel of professional design cannot be understated. This becomes even more challenging when working in a range of spoken languages and cultures.

ALM hand-picks its professional translators based on their experience in the sector and their ability to match the elegance and intent of the original content whilst transforming messages to fit your target audiences perfectly. Our project managers work closely with your designer to achieve the same emotion and feeling as outlined in your design brief while bringing new ideas to the table, which will help your brand sing.

What work do we do in creative design?

Our specialists have several years’ experience of working on design projects such as the following:

Product design brief translation

A product design brief defines a product’s goals, attributes, and overall direction, outlining requirements and key product information that a product designer needs to create creative designs. At this stage, if the brief isn’t carefully translated, it can result in mistakes that set projects back needlessly or worse, contribute to the failure of the product. At a project management level, ALM uses multi-stage auditing to ensure translations are completely accurate.

Home decor and accessories

Whilst high-quality design and photography play a key factor in encouraging product sales, the accompanying text must match the elegance of your product or service. ALM’s professional translation of product descriptions will help to ensure your success across all of your target markets.

Translating graphics and visual documents

Translating visual documents and graphics provides a unique set of challenges that require a more technical approach to translation. In order to keep our workflows as efficient as possible, ALM utilises desktop publishing experts who will flow translated content directly back into your original file, saving the localised versions in the same format. This saves your designers time as they will no longer have to start their designs from scratch to incorporate the translated text.

This approach to translation for creative design allows you to get your projects up and running as quickly as possible while offering a more cost-effective solution than traditionally slower options.

Some examples of creative translations we provide include:

Advertising posters



Digital imagery

Packaging design

The benefits of using a specialist language service provider

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Supporting creative design agencies with specialist translation services

  • Qualified translators with professional experience of working in design-led roles
  • In-market native speakers for optimal localisation
  • Workflows designed to seamlessly complement your business processes

Lower costs and consistent terminology across all your communications

  • Use translations multiple times to keep costs down while never compromising on quality
  • Translation Memories make your budget go further and ensure effective management of terminology
  • Creative file formats supported to ensure end-to-end support

Centralise your online marketing & translation requirements

  • Partner with an agency that knows your industry inside out
  • Combine international digital marketing with translation for rapid business growth
  • World-class account management for outstanding customer service

To find out how we can support your design project, get in touch with one of our specialists today.

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