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Game Localization Tester/Kyoto (expired)



Job ID
京都市下京区, Kyoto, Japan
Post date
Jun 4, 2024
Translation / Interpretation
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥1,250 / Hour


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


Check the translation for games and apps before they are released!

【Job Description】*Varies by project
・Play games and apps that have been translated from Japanese to English and check for
any problems with the text (spelling mistakes, grammar, consistency, display, etc.)
・Report problems when they occur
・Provide new translations as needed
・Use translation/editing tools as needed depending on the project
・Game debugging i.e. search for and report on bugs

◆Required Qualifications
・Availability to work in-house *no remote work
・Currently residing in Japan (able to commute to our Kyoto office)
・Native speaker of English
・Good communication skills in Japanese
・Japanese proficiency in reading and writing
・Basic computer proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.)

・JLPT N1~N2 certificate holder
・Experience working in a Japanese company (1 year or more, different field okay)
・Experience in translating from Japanese
・Passion for video games and gaming culture
・LQA experience

◆Contract Types
① Long-term contract
5 days a week (weekdays)
② Short-term contract (from June to August)
Minimum 3 days a week (weekdays) (5-day availability preferred)

◆Working Hours
・Business days from 10:00 to 18:00 or 10:00 to 19:00 (1h lunch break) 
・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)

・Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

◆Contract, Salary, Benefits
・Hourly wage from 1,250 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: 175,000 JPY
Example (2): 8h/day for 20 days: 200,000 JPY
・We provide commuting expenses (up to 20,000 JPY/month*)
*The company will make the final decision regarding commutating expenses
・Bicycle Parking (For Bicycles only)
・In-house Canteen (250 JPY/meal)
・Opportunity for advancement, depending on performance and experience
・Health Insurance (for those meeting certain criteria)
・Paid Vacation
・Support for visa renewal

◆Application process
・Application → Screening of applications → Interview (with translation test)
→ Final Results




・社内勤務のみ ※リモート不可

・JLPT N1~N2 資格保有者優遇
・日本での仕事経験 1年以上 (業種・職種は問いません)


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



・昼食補助有り 1食:250円
・各種保険完備 ※条件を満たした方


・勤務場所:(契約時)京都本社の所在地 (変更の範囲)なし
・仕事の内容:(契約時)ゲームソフト内のローカライゼーションテスト/翻訳後の言語品質検証及びそれに準ずる作業 (変更の範囲)なし

Last modified on July 5, 2024

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