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German & Japanese speaking Video Games Translator

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Description

To work as part of their global translation and editing team they wish to recruit a German and Japanese speaking Translator.

 

The typical job responsibilities will include: 

Translation and proofreading of a wide variety of computer games-related material, such as in-game text, templates, 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 as required

Support localisation specialists/editing team/coordinators as required

Collaborate with other languages in order to keep high level of standards/quality across all languages

Specific Requirements

CANDIDATE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE     

German to mother tongue standard as well as excellent Japanese ( Japanese Proficiency Test Level 1 or equivalent) and fluent English 

Experience as professional translator (not necessarily as a computer game translator, but gaming experience is desirable)

Proficient in MS Office Package, especially in Excel

Knowledge of translation memory software, in particular MemoQ  is a plus

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 and tight deadlines

Good team-player

Hard Skills

  • Memo preparation
  • Marketing research
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Simultaneous translations experience

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Team player
  • Creative
  • Attention to detail