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English Game Translators (Localization)

株式会社デジタルハーツ DIGITAL Hearts CO.,LTD

株式会社デジタルハーツ DIGITAL Hearts CO.,LTD

Job ID
141938
Location
or Osaka, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Jul 21, 2021
Industry
Arts / Entertainment / Recreation
Function
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Contract / Entry Level
Remote work
Available
Salary
¥2.2M ~ ¥4.0M / Year
  • Salary will be based on experience and skills

Requirements

  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Linguistic Native level of English
  • Currently residing in the Kanto area with a valid work visa
  • Strong interest in the video game industry
  • Basic PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Great communication skills in Japanese (Around N2)
  • Visa sponsorship available

Description

[Job Description]
We are recruiting translators who are passionate about video games for our Game Localization team!

Responsibilities include translation of the latest games from Japanese to English, as well as reviewing translations, in search of linguistic and technical issues. Our client base range from AAA gaming companies as well as indie developers.

[Required]
- Native level of English
- Strong creative writing skills in the native language
- Japanese comprehension above N2 level
- Experience and familiarity with video games
- Basic PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Residing in Tokyo and its vicinity (Kanto Area)
- Extensive experience playing videogames, manga and Japanese media
- Valid work visa
- Interest in Japanese culture

[Preferred]
- Ability to communicate through Japanese business emails.
- Translation tools experience, such as Trados, MemoQ, WordFast, etc
- At least 1 year translation experience in the entertainment industry (Japanese→English)
- Experience dealing with Clients in Japanese (BtoB)
- Writing and reading skills of Japanese (equivalent to JLPT N1)

[Working Hours/Work Place]
- Tokyo or Osaka
- Standard working hours (10 AM to 7 PM).

[Employment Terms/Salary/Benefits]
- Contract-Based
*Renewable, Full-time advancement depending on performance.
- TBD. Based on experience and ability.
- Transportation expenses provided separately.
- Social Insurance, paid holidays.

[Hiring Process]
Translation Test ⇒ 1st. interview ⇒ 2nd interview ⇒ Offer
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We are looking forward to your application.

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