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Localization Editor II - Russian

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs


  • Translate, edit, and localize a variety of company-wide materials, such as trading cards, animation scripts, apps, brand- and product-related text, press releases and other marketing materials, and more.
  • Edit for grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, and slang.
  • Ensure consistency in style and terminology.
  • Adapt text information to suit the needs of various audiences.
  • Review, revise, and proofread soft and hard copy.
  • Collaborate with fellow editors, along with various other department members, such as translators, designers, and project coordinators.
  • Report regularly on project status and progress to the Manager, Localization Editing.

Specific Requirements

  • Two (2) to four (4) years of professional experience in the localization field, or equivalent, including publishing under regular deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study, or equivalent years of work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate, edit, revise, or rewrite text-based content in language of expertise.
  • Must be detail oriented, with proven experience in handling multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Must be a team player with exceptional communication skills.
  • Native-speaker level in language of expertise and fluency in English are required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite—Word and Excel in particular—is essential.
  • Ability to learn how to use specialized technical programs quickly.
  • Pokémon brand knowledge is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SDL Trados is a plus.
  • Experience in the gaming industry is a plus.
  • All applicants must provide a cover letter (approximately 250 words in Russian) along with their resume.
  • All selected applicants must complete an aptitude test to measure their skills.
  • Passion for Pokémon: Develops an understanding of the Pokémon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.
  • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems, and identify unique opportunities.
  • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.
  • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve.
  • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a “team first” mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.
  • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pokémon experience.

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced Excel Skills (queries, pivot tables, formulas, macros)
  • Customer success
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Audio translating experience
  • Simultaneous translations experience

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Team player
  • Multitasker
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail

We offer

  • An employee first culture
  • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pokémon
  • Competitive cash-based compensation programs
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you
  • Generous paid family leave
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Commuter benefit
  • LinkedIn learning
  • Comprehensive relocation package
  • Hybrid work environment
  • The work takes place onsite in a low-wall cubicle office setting in Bellevue with a hybrid work from office and home schedule.