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Video Game Localization (expired)



Job ID
京都市, Kyoto, Japan
Post date
May 2, 2022
Translation / Interpretation
Translation / Localization
Work Type
Part Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥1,200 / Hour


  • Japanese: Business level (preferred)
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Availability to work in-house (Kyoto Office) 4 to 5 days a week (not a freelance position)
  • We are looking for staff available from mid-June to early August.
  • Visa sponsorship available


◆Work Summary
・Proofread existing translations and make edits when necessary
(grammar, spelling, consistency etc.).
・Playtest games and write reports on problems when they occur.
・Provide new translations as necessary.

We are looking for those who are native to any of the following languages.
English (American English preferred), French, Italian, German, Spanish (European Spanish preferred), Korean, Chinese (Traditional)

◆Period of Work
・1 month to 2 months
・Beginning from the end of mid-June until the beginning of early August
(Start and end dates may differ depending on the project’s status.)

・We are looking for staff available from mid-June to early August.
・Availability to work in-house (Kyoto Office) 4 to 5 days a week
(Must be able to commute to our office. No remote work.)
 * Possibility to work from 2 days a week for Chinese (Traditional) only
・Living in the Kansai region (Kyoto, Osaka, etc.)
・Native speaker of the languages above
・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

◆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 19 days: 182,400 JPY
・We provide commuting expenses (up to 20,000 JPY/month*)
(Commuting expenses cover the journey to JR Kyoto Station,
Keihan Kiyomizu-Gojo Station, Hankyu Karasuma Station)
*Use of the Kyoto Municipal Subway from Kyoto Station or Shijo Station to Gojo Station, or of the Kintetsu line via Takeda Station to Gojo Station is not covered.
*The company will make the final decision regarding the use of Kyoto Municipal Subway Gojo Station as the nearest station.
・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
* We will be closed for Golden Week from April 29, 2022 (Fri) to May 8, 2022 (Sun).
* Applications and inquiries received during the period above will be handled beginning May 9, 2022 (Mon). Thank you for your understanding.





・各言語のいずれか 英語(アメリカ英語優遇)/フランス語/イタリア語/ドイツ語/スペイン語/韓国語/中国語(繁体字)を母国語とする方

・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


・昼食補助有り 1食:250円
・各種保険完備 ※条件を満たした方


Last modified on June 2, 2022

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