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Japanese Speaking Job-Japanese to German Translator (Localisation Specialist)

  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19910

Your New Job Title: Japanese to German Translator (Localisation Specialist)

The Skills You'll Need: Japanese skills with mother tongue German level
Your New Salary: Competitive

Location: West London

Who You'll Be Working for: International Entertainment Company

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

Translation and proofreading of a wide variety of computer games-related material, such as in-game text, templates, packaging, press releases, and all other marketing materials in the language of expertise
Ensuring consistency regarding the use of terminology and style in the language of expertise
Lead and support projects
Support localisation specialists/editing team/coordinators as required
Collaborate with other languages in order to keep high level of standards/quality across all languages
Regular reporting of progress to in-house management

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

Preferably two years’ experience as professional translator (not necessarily as a video game translator, but gaming experience is desirable). However, candidates with no prior experience may also be considered.
Proficient in MS Office Package, especially Excel
Knowledge of translation memory software is a plus (preferably memoQ)
Good written and oral communication skills in both Japanese and English
German speaker at native level with creative writing style
Knowledge of local culture for language of expertise
Great attention to details; Flexibility and ability to work under pressure with unpredictable schedules
Good team-player
Degree level education
Japanese Proficiency Test Level 1, Level 2 or equivalent experience is desirable


Job status: 1 year Fixed Term Contract
Start date: ASAP
Working hours: 9:00 - 17:30

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