December 13, 2016

Now Hiring: An Emoji Translator

A company in London posted advertisements for a cutting-edge new job that is sure to jumpstart your career. Today Translation is looking for a specialist who can translate text into emoji for clients, a role that agency boss Jurga Zilinskiene believes is a “potential growth area.” The gig will involve explaining cross-cultural misunderstandings in the mobile text-speak and compiling monthly trend reports on what’s new in the world of mini-pictures. The ad doesn’t specify whether applicants should submit their resumes in English or emoji. 

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: