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Translator (Japanese to English)

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • IT, Software development, System Engineering Jobs
  • Marketing and PR, Advertising and Creative Media Jobs


  • Be the primary point of contact for linguistic decisions related to Japanese content
  • Ensure that terminology and style is relevant and appropriate for the target personas in the Japanese-speaking market, both in terms of culture and technology adoption / market maturity
  • Work with the product team to ensure that Japanese-speaking customers have a remarkable experience using the localized version of the product in Japanese
  • Review translated content from agencies and partners
  • Translate English content into Japanese / Japanese content to English as needed
  • Support the localization team with selection of relevant tools and technology

Specific Requirements

  • Native Japanese and Fluent English
  • Experience translating marketing and technology-related content
  • Detail-oriented, with a passion for linguistic quality
  • Samples of past translation work
  • Samples of writing style in Japanese
  • Proven editing and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding communicator, articulate, fluid conversationalist
  • Analytical mindset, problem solver, good at troubleshooting

Hard Skills

  • Content Creation and Management
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Audio translating experience
  • Document interpretation
  • Simultaneous translations experience
  • Consecutive interpreting expertise

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Problem-solver
  • Listening
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail