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WBSTT Interpreter & Translator (10 months Fixed Term)

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • Marketing and PR, Advertising and Creative Media Jobs

Description

  • Attend conferences and meetings and act as official translator to mediate discussion, facilitate communication for people with limited English/Japanese proficiency.
  • Provide accurate and high-quality consecutive and simultaneous interpretation from Japanese to English and vice versa as required. This may include interpretation during high-level meetings, one on one conversations, and group wide discussions, held onsite or in meeting rooms. Any of these meetings can be pre-scheduled or occur spontaneously
  • Being sensitive to the culture of the original language and the target language during the translation process, relay the style and tone of the original language. Follows up with clients to ensure satisfaction and understanding.
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure that translations are true to the original meaning, create glossaries/ term dictionaries to accumulate knowledge/experience.
  • Translation of documents and verbal communications from/to English and Japanese covering a broad range of subjects dealt with appropriate team members.
  • Extensive translation requirements of formal and informal company documentation as and when required.
  • Ensure that translated texts meet all relevant editorial requirements, i.e. in terms of layout, style, font etc. and deliver translated texts in accordance with the agreed deadline.
  • Accompany foreign visitors and facilitate communication.
  • General administrative support for the team.

Specific Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience as a translator, interpreter, or similar role
  • Good understanding and in-depth knowledge of language/country-specific cultures, known as localization
  • Detail-oriented, with a passion for linguistic quality
  • Proven editing and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding communicator, articulate, fluid conversationalist
  • Bilingual, fluent in both English and Japanese
  • Time-management skills
  • Work experience in entertainment /construction/ theme-park industry are a plus

Hard Skills

  • Relationship building
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Cutural expertise
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Audio translating experience
  • Document interpretation
  • Simultaneous translations experience
  • Consecutive interpreting expertise

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Self-motivated
  • Organized
  • Attention to detail

We offer

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands