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PONYCANYON ENTERPRISE Inc. / 株式会社ポニーキャニオンエンタープライズ

PONYCANYON ENTERPRISE Inc. / 株式会社ポニーキャニオンエンタープライズ

Job ID
Azabu-dai, Minato ward, Tokyo
Post date
Aug 7, 2020
Media / Publishing / Printing
Other Creative Media, Translation / Localization, Interpretation
Work Type
Contract / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥3.0M / Year
  • Negotiable
  • ¥3,000,000 ~ / year *Salary will be decided taking into account past work experiences and ability


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • must have JLPT N2 or above


Here at PONYCANYON ENTERPRISE, our localization teams strive to both bring overseas entertainment media content to audiences in Japan and spread Japanese content to the world. To better serve the increasing global demand for Japanese content, we are now seeking highly-motivated members to help grow our internal team of linguists and editors.

【Job Description/Responsibilities】
・Subtitle Creation/Timing/Translation
・Native Language Quality Checks
・Communication with OverseasClients

You will be in charge of ensuring that your projects, which typically consist of movies, TV dramas, anime, etc., may be enjoyed by countless viewers around the world through the creation and QCing of superior quality subtitles. Candidates need to have a keen eye for detail, acute awareness of story, and a strong command of their native language.

・Candidates from all professional/educational backgrounds welcome
・Basic computer skills (Word, Excel,etc.)
・Native-English speaker/Education at an English-speaking institution
・Business-level Japanese (JLPT N2 or higher)

・Familiarity with subtitling software
・Experience with interpretation, translation (media translation)
・Passion for films, TV dramas, animation, etc.
・Good communication skills, teamwork

【Working Hours/Work Place】
Working Place: Tokyo, Minato-ku, Azabudai
Working Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30-18:30
*We maintain a Flex Hours policy so feel free to consult about working hours outside the above times.

【Holidays/ Vacations】
Two days off/week (Saturdays & Sundays)
Public holidays, Golden Week, Summer holidays, Year-end and New Year’s holidays
Total Days Off: 125 days/year
Paid Vacation is encouraged to be taken. Multiple consecutive days may be taken off. Special leave for weddings/funerals, Maternity leave, Childcare leave
*Please indicate any individual needs with regard to additional forms of leave.

¥3,000,000 ~ / year
・Salary includes compensation for up to 45 hours’ worth (¥57,000~) of overtime work per month
・Extra compensation provided for late working hours/holiday working
・Salary will be decided taking into account past work experiences and ability
・Transportation allowance is provided

【Employment Terms/Benefits】
Employment Terms: Contract Employee
*Permanent employment opportunity may be discussed upon contract completion
*Freelance employment opportunity may be discussed

Benefits (Contract Employee only)
・ Social insurance (health, pension, etc.)
・ 3-month trial period *All contractual stipulations apply as normal
・ Opportunity for permanent employment
・ Group insurance
・ Savings plan
・ Health insurance provider’s facilities available for use
No smoking permitted in the office
Designated smoking area available in the building

【Application Process】
Initial Screening -> Interview (JP/ENG) -> Interview with Executives (JP) -> Employment Offer
*An additional interview may be requested prior to the Interview with the Executives stage.

If you are interested, please don’t hesitate to apply. We are eagerly awaiting you!




・英語は母国語レベルで、かつ日本語の意味を正しく理解できる (JLPT N2以上)


     標準労働時間9:30 ~ 18:30 (実働 8 時間/日)

年間休日日数:125 日 有給休暇、慶弔休暇、産前産後休暇、育児休暇等
その他法定休暇 有給取得奨励日や 7 日以上の連続休暇を促す制度あり


年収 300 万円~
※上記金額は月 45h 相当の固定残業代(57,000 円~) を含んだ金額となります


福利厚生 (契約社員にてご入社頂く方のみ)
・試用期間あり(3 ヵ月)  ※試用期間中の待遇に変更なし


書類選考 → 一次面接(日本語/英語) → 役員面接(日本語) → 採用


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