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Games Content Expert

Keywords International Co., Ltd. - キーワーズ・インターナショナル

Keywords International Co., Ltd. - キーワーズ・インターナショナル

Job ID
135882
Location
Chiyoda, Tokyo
Post date
Jan 6, 2020
Industry
Translation / Interpretation
Function
Other
Work Type
Full Time / Entry Level
Salary
¥250,000 ~ ¥350,000 / Month
  • Negotiable

Requirements

  • English: Native level
  • Visa sponsorship available

Description

-Role Overview-

This role is in a multilingual team focusing on translation of Games for a world leading Mobile Games Publisher into 16+ languages. This is a new position within the team. The successful candidate will be at the forefront of Content managing for English Games played by millions of players worldwide and will assist the Team Manager with all the daily project management tasks.


-Skills Required-

•Native level English speaker.
•Educational qualification in linguistics or related field.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
•Deep knowledge of pop culture from 80s onwards is essential.
•A strong knowledge in current events from western countries focusing on American and European pop-culture.
•Ability to work to tight deadlines in a busy environment.
•Strong observational skills, analytical and detail oriented.
•Strong interpersonal skills and good team player.
•Passionate about Games, all genres & platforms.


-Additional Skills-

•Understanding of the Games development life cycle and how it applies to Localization.
•Experience with subtitling best practices.
•Knowledge of Localization tools (CAT tools, CMS etc).


-Duties and responsibilities-

Content insight
•Review the English source in all translation requests for references to western audiences.
•Give feedback to Game Leads on English source content.
•Curate detailed documentation for linguists, providing context to any western references.
•Gather subject references from the internet, to provide to the linguists if available (i.e. blogs, videos, definitions).
•Communicate with the client on references that need additional context.

Source proof-reading
•Review all English source requests to ensure their linguistic accuracy across multiple departments (Player Support, Game Content, and Marketing).
•Communicate with the client regularly on discrepancies found in the source text.

Project management
•Assist the team manager with all the daily project management tasks.
•Liaise with clients to understand their goals and expectations and anticipate/address client needs and concerns to prevent issues. Communicate professionally with the client.
•Manage internal and external resources in order to ensure that they perform according to the project instructions, client expectations and report directly to the Team Manager.


-Benefits-

Our employees are our most valuable resource; therefore we provide them with a competitive compensation package commensurate with skills and experience, excellent benefits, high level of job satisfaction and a casual and fun work environment.

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