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J to E Game Translator - Mobile RPG Story Localization

ZigZaGame Inc.

ZigZaGame Inc.

Job ID
Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Jan 6, 2022
Arts / Entertainment / Recreation
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥2.5M ~ ¥10.0M / Year


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


We are looking for a translator between English and Japanese who has aspirations of being in the mobile gaming industry. You will be joining the team for our mobile RPG game Evertale, which has become the #1 RPG in over 100 countries and gotten over 10 million downloads.

Your primary responsibility will be the localization of story scripts for the game from Japanese into English. We are looking for someone who can go beyond just direct translation to make the text feel perfectly natural in English while also properly localizing it for the English-speaking market.

Job Requirements
- Written and spoken fluency in both Japanese and English
- Ability to translate efficiently and creatively
- A thorough understanding of English grammar

As a Bonus
- Creative writing experience in English
- Prior experience in Japanese to English game localization
- Proficiency in other languages
- A passion for video games

Working days and hours:
・Monday - Friday
・9:00am - 6:00pm at minimum
Weekends and national holidays off

-Commuting allowance of up to 50,000 yen a month
-Paid leave
-Full social insurance (for those applicable)
-Opportunities for raises and promotions based on performance
-No strict rules regarding attire and hair
-Supply of snacks and drinks on site

If this position sounds right for you, please don’t hesitate to apply! We look forward to hearing from you.

ZigZaGame Inc. is a Japan-based global gaming company with a track record of success for over 10 years and still growing. Founded in 2008, ZigZaGame has since grown into one of the most successful mobile gaming companies in Japan, and an internationally acclaimed leader within the mobile entertainment industry. Our most recent title, Evertale, has been ranked 1 RPG in over 122 countries and has been downloaded over 10 million times.

Supported by a growing library of titles, we combine our game production, marketing, and data analysis expertise into an unified, holistic approach to deliver top-tier entertainment to users throughout the world. Because we manage all aspects of our games internally, this allows us to be fully committed to providing a high quality experience for our players. We will not release a game until we feel it's ready!

ZigZaGame Co. Inc.
Ooi 1-47-1 NT Building 11th Floor
Shinagawa, Tokyo
Postal Code: 140-0014

Our nearest station is Oimachi, which can be accessed by using the Tokyu Oimachi line, Rinkai line, or the JR Keihin-Touhoku line.

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