Quick answer
"Well done" is an interjection which is often translated as "bien hecho", and "nice job" is a noun which is often translated as "el buen trabajo". Learn more about the difference between "well done" and "nice job" below.
well done(
wehl
 
duhn
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express congratulations)
a. bien hecho
Well done! You did a great job.¡Bien hecho! Hiciste un excelente trabajo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (satisfactory)
a. bien hecho
The gardening job was very well done.El trabajo de jardinería estuvo muy bien hecho.
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nice job
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (good effort)
a. el buen trabajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Although Juan had never painted a house before, he did a nice job.Aunque Juan jamás había pintado una casa, hizo un buen trabajo.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (used to congratulate someone)
a. ¡Buen trabajo!
Mom, I got an A on my science test! - Nice job!Mamá, ¡saqué una A en mi examen de ciencias! - ¡Buen trabajo!
b. ¡Bien hecho!
This is the best painting of a giraffe I have ever seen. Nice job!Jamás he visto una mejor pintura de una jirafa. ¡Bien hecho!
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