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J to E Game Translator - Mobile RPG Story Localization (expired)

ZigZaGame Inc.

ZigZaGame Inc.

Job ID
Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Post date
Mar 28, 2022
Arts / Entertainment / Recreation
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥2.5M ~ ¥10.0M / Year


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Visa sponsorship available


We are a rapidly growing mobile game development studio, with our flagship title Evertale becoming the #1 RPG in over 100 countries and has gotten over 10 million downloads. Currently, we are searching for a Japanese to English translator to help us provide top tier localizations for the English market.

Your primary responsibility will be the localization of story scripts for the game from Japanese into English. We are looking for someone who can go beyond just direct translation to make the text feel perfectly natural in English while also properly localizing it for the English-speaking market.

Job Requirements
- Written and spoken fluency in both Japanese and English
- Ability to translate efficiently and creatively
- A thorough understanding of English grammar

As a Bonus
- Creative writing experience in English
- Prior experience in Japanese to English game localization
- Proficiency in other languages
- A passion for video games and storytelling

Working days and hours:
・Monday - Friday
・9:00am - 6:00pm at minimum
Weekends and national holidays off

-Commuting allowance of up to 50,000 yen a month
-Paid leave
-Full social insurance (for those applicable)
-Opportunities for raises and promotions based on performance
-No strict rules regarding attire and hair
-Supply of snacks and drinks on site

If this position sounds right for you, please don’t hesitate to apply! We look forward to hearing from you.

ZigZaGame Co. Inc.
Ooi 1-47-1 NT Building 11th Floor
Shinagawa, Tokyo
Postal Code: 140-0014

Our nearest station is Oimachi, which can be accessed by using the Tokyu Oimachi line, Rinkai line, or the JR Keihin-Touhoku line.

Last modified on April 29, 2022

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