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Bilingual Video Game Localization | 通訳/翻訳 (expired)



Job ID
京都市, Kyoto
Post date
Oct 23, 2019
Translation / Interpretation
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥1,200 / Hour


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Native speaker of English (American English preferred)
  • Availability to work in-house 4/5 days a week (not a freelance position)
  • JLPT N1~N2 certificate holder preferred
  • Possesses a valid work visa to legally work in Japan
  • Please send your Cover Letter in Japanese
  • Visa sponsorship available


◆Work Summary
・Translate popular Japanese mobile games into your native language!
・Proofread existing translations and make edits when necessary (grammar, spelling, consistency etc.).
・Playtest games and write reports on problems when they occur.
・See your own translations in-game!

・Availability to work in-house (Kyoto Office) 5 days a week
・Living in the Kansai region (Kyoto, Osaka, etc.)
・Native speaker of English (American English preferred)
・Japanese proficiency (good speaking and writing skills)
・Computer proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
・Be able to work well in a team

・Experience in translating from Japanese
・JLPT N1~N2 certificate holder
・Have a strong passion for video games and gaming culture
・Those who can work from November

◆Working Hours
・Business days from 10:00 to 18:00 or 10:00 to 19:00 (1h break from 12:00 to 13:00) 
・Working hours may vary from 7h to 8h/per day (excl. break) depending on the project

・Weekends and Japanese national holidays
*(Work on the weekend may be required during busy periods)

・Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Bantoyacho 267

◆Contract, Salary, Benefits
・Hourly wage from 1,200 JPY/h.
-Monthly salary is based on your hourly wage and will vary depending on the number of days you have worked.
-The number of days worked will vary according to weekends and public holidays.
Example (1): 7h/day for 20 days: 168,000 JPY
Example (2): 8h/day for 22 days: 211,200 JPY
・Commuting Expenses (up to 25,000 JPY/month)
(Commuting expenses cover the journey to JR Kyoto Station,
Keihan Kiyomizu-Gojo Station, Hankyu Karasuma Station)
・Bicycle Parking (Bicycle only)
・In-house Canteen (250 JPY/meal)
・Full-time advancement, depending on performance and experience
・Health Insurance (for those meeting certain criteria)
・Paid Vacation

◆Application process
・Apply→ Interview (with translation test) → Final Result
※ The interview will be held at the Kinsha Kyoto headquarters.
KINSHA Kyoto Head Office Address: Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Bandoya 267
※ We do not have interviews via skype.

Experience is a plus. But please apply if you are interested!





・各言語 英語(アメリカ英語優遇)

・JLPT N1~N2 資格保有者優遇

・勤務時間 10:00~18:00 10:00~19:00 休憩時間60分 (12:00~13:00)
・実働時間 7~8時間 ※プロジェクトによって異なります


京都府 京都市下京区 坂東屋町267

JR利用の場合/京都駅 京阪鉄道利用の場合/清水五条駅 阪急電鉄利用の場合/烏丸駅
・昼食補助有り 1食:250円
・各種保険完備 ※条件を満たした方

KINSHA京都本社住所:京都府 京都市下京区 坂東屋町267

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