Japanese Linguist - Gaming

Keyword Studios
Madrid Community of Madrid Spain
15 days ago
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Keywords Studios is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry.

Established in 1998 and headquartered in Dublin, Keywords now has over 60 studios located across Europe, North America, South America and Asia. We provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies. When you join the Keywords Family, you are joining over 10,000 passionate gaming employees around the world!

We are looking for a Japanese Linguist to join our Localization team. This is a unique opportunity to join the video gaming industry and be part of a team of 12 linguists focusing on publishing and in-game content for Bungie!

This role requires excellent language skills, creativity and a passion for Games.

What will you do in this role?

• Translate/trans create content from English to Japanese to a high quality standard

• Be responsible for all linguistic aspects of the translations you are assigned to ensure the best possible quality is achieved

• Work closely with other linguists, Project Managers and the Translation team to ensure high standards of linguistic quality in all projects

• Create and continually improve glossaries, manage terminology and create guidelines for Japanese

• Perform Quality Assurance tasks

• Suggest process improvements that will deliver the goal of optimal translation quality

• Work closely with your colleague in the Keywords Montreal team on Japanese quality for Bungie content

• Collaborate with linguists in other languages on cross-group quality objectives

• Support the Testing Department on linguist standards and questions in your language

Requirements

• C2/Fluent level Japanese speaker

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Passion for the interactive entertainment space and close familiarity with the games industry Educational qualification in linguistics

• Experience in translation, community management, copywriting or linguistics

• Excellent verbal and written linguistic skills both in Japanese and English

• Must be self-motivated and able to operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

• Strong interpersonal skills

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