Title: Games Linguist
Contract: 1 Year
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Keywords is an international technical services provider to the global games industry.
Established in 1998 in Dublin and now with operations in 13 studios across 10 countries, it provides integrated services for localisation, testing, audio, art creation and customer support in over 40 languages and 12 game platforms to the world’s largest games publishers and developers.
The Games Linguist position will be based at Keywords Tokyo. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team focusing on community and in game content for a leading social games publisher.
The role is to translate and trans create from English into Arabic, Dutch, Finnish, Russian, Turkish, Vietnamese, Thai, and Indonesian player support, community and in game content for mobile games. The linguist will also test the games in his native language.
This role requires excellent language skills, creativity and a passion for Games.
・ Native speaker (Arabic*Egyptian/Lebanese, Dutch, Finnish, Russian, Turkish, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, and Malay)
・ Passion for games industry
・ Educational qualification in linguistics
・ Experience in translation, customer service or community, copywriting or linguistics.
・ Excellent verbal and written linguistic skills both in English and your native language.
・ Must be self-motivated and able to operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
・ Strong interpersonal skills
*We are also looking for a JP-EN linguist.
Duties and Responsibilities:
・ Translate/trans create player support, community and in game content from English to your native language to a high-quality standard.
・ Perform Quality Assurance tasks in Game.
・ Be responsible for all linguistic aspects of the translations you are assigned to ensure the best possible quality is achieved.
・ Suggest process improvements that will deliver on goal of optimal translation quality.
・ Collaborate with linguists in other languages on cross-group Quality objectives.
Our employees are our most valuable resource; therefore we provide them with a competitive compensation package commensurate with skills and experience, excellent benefits, high level of job satisfaction and a casual and fun work environment.
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