The rise of new media has made it even more important to use distinctive language. In 2011, we concluded that the creative industry could use a helping hand in this respect. The Translation Collective was born. Since then, many types of organisations have found their way to our agency, and we have developed into an all-round creative translation provider.

The story that started
somewhere after the Big Bang


The first creative translation agency of the Netherlands is born!


The Translation Collective expands


Our first ‘workcation’ in Cape Town.


We’re moving our office from Amsterdam-West to the creative hub right in the middle of Amsterdam.


The Translation Collective expands its technical knowhow after being incorporated into the holding of Linguatech.


The Translation Collective: More than 10.000 projects and counting in service of the creative industry!

Our team

Our team

We love to read your books, watch your films, ,engage in conversation, and help you in any way we can.


Our collective code

Our collective code

The agency

Our office is situated right in the middle of old Amsterdam and contains real people with a passion for language, culture and translating! We specialise in transcreation for the creative industry to help organisations, and the climate as whole to be future ready.

Our translators

We work with native speakers with relevant knowledge of their culture, customs, way of life and way of thinking. This enables us to offer high quality translations that are tailored perfectly to the target audience’s needs

No administrative hassle

Our motto is that people should focus on what their good at, rather than wasting time on unnecessary mouse clicks. Our developers have created a revolutionary translation platform that simplifies the translation process for us and our translators.

Join the team

Are you as passionate about translating as we are, and would you like to apply for a position as a freelance translator, subtitler of writer at The Translation Collective? Then send your CV and cover letter to