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Game Localization Tester



Job ID
Kyoto, Japan
Post date
Sep 13, 2023
Translation / Interpretation
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥1,250 / Hour


  • Japanese: Business level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Availability to work in-house (Kyoto Office) 5 days a week (not a freelance position)
  • Visa sponsorship available


Check the translation for games and apps before they are released!

【Job Description】
・Play games and apps that have been translated from Japanese to English and check for any problems with the text
(spelling mistakes, grammar, consistency, display and such...)
・Report problems when they occur
・Provide new translations as needed
・Use translation/editing tools as needed depending on the project

Depending on experience and ability, you may be asked to help with the following management tasks:
・Project management in collaboration with other staff
・Reporting, consulting, and communicating with clients
*Project management experience preferred

◆Required Qualifications
・Availability to work in-house 5 days a week (no remote work)
・Currently residing in Japan (able to commute to our Kyoto office)
・Native speaker of English
・Good communication skills in Japanese
・Japanese proficiency in reading and writing
・Basic computer proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.)

・JLPT N1~N2 certificate holder
・Experience working in a Japanese company (1 year or more, different field okay)
・Experience in project management
・Experience in translating from Japanese
・Passion for video games and gaming culture
・LQA experience

◆Working Hours
・Business days from 10:00 to 18:00 or 10:00 to 19:00 (1h lunch break) 
・Working hours may vary from 7h to 8h/per day (excl. break) depending on the project

・Weekends and Japanese national holidays
*(Work on the weekend may be required during busy periods)

・Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Bando0yacho 267

◆Contract, Salary, Benefits
・Hourly wage from 1,250 JPY/h.
-Monthly salary is based on your hourly wage and will vary depending on the number of days you have worked.
-The number of days worked will vary according to weekends and public holidays.
Example (1): 7h/day for 20 days: 175,000 JPY
Example (2): 8h/day for 20 days: 200,000 JPY
・We provide commuting expenses (up to 20,000 JPY/month*)
(Commuting expenses cover the journey to JR Kyoto Station,
Keihan Kiyomizu-Gojo Station, Hankyu Karasuma Station)
*Use of the Kyoto Municipal Subway from Kyoto Station or Shijo Station to Gojo Station,
or of the Kintetsu line via Takeda Station to Gojo Station is not covered.
*The company will make the final decision regarding the use of Kyoto Municipal Subway Gojo Station as the nearest station.
・Bicycle Parking (For Bicycles only)
・In-house Canteen (250 JPY/meal)
・Opportunity for advancement, depending on performance and experience
・Health Insurance (for those meeting certain criteria)
・Paid Vacation
・Support for visa renewal

◆Application process
・Application → Screening of applications → Interview (with translation test)
→ Final Results






・JLPT N1~N2 資格保有者優遇
・日本での仕事経験 1年以上 (業種・職種は問いません)

・勤務時間 10:00~18:00 または 10:00~19:00 休憩時間60分
・実働時間 7~8時間 ※プロジェクトによって異なります


京都府 京都市下京区 坂東屋町267


・昼食補助有り 1食:250円
・各種保険完備 ※条件を満たした方


Last modified on September 13, 2023

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