Need A New Career? You Can Now Get Paid To Translate Emojis

Talk about #CareerGoals.

If you’re on your phone 80 percent of the time, and you’re fluent in emojis, then we may have found the perfect job for you!

Today Translations is looking for a true millennial/emoji expert to join their team of linguists! CEO Jurga Zilinskiene told BBC that the position was created because a client needed help translating a diary from English to emoji. What for? We’ll never know.

Today Translations is apparently the first company to ever come up with such a job, and it’s honestly brilliant. The company has 3,000 linguists who speak over 200 languages, so whoever lands this job is in for a real treat. Right now, it’s only for people who are willing to work freelance: "The job role states that the freelancer will be paid per word/emoji and will be expected to produce monthly reports, which are paid for by the hour. If the company is impressed by your emoji decoding skills, then a full-time position may eventually be up for grabs."

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All you have to do is submit an application and take an online quiz to test your emoji knowledge! (We wonder how many eggplant emojis you'll have to decode.)


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