Japanese Localisation Tester – Games – East Midlands, UK – Permanent

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - East Anglia

Job Title Japanese Localisation Tester – Games – East Midlands, UK – Permanent
Job Category Localisation
Job Description We are delighted to be working with this well-known successful AAA game studio. They are continuously expanding and are currently looking for a skilled Japanese linguist/translator to join their team as a Japanese Localisation Tester within their thriving QA team based in the East Midlands, UK. You will be expected to play through their latest games on all platforms, looking for problems and reporting errors, to ensure game quality before release.

  • Finding, reproducing and fixing linguistic errors or problems in-game
  • Accurate, detailed and complete reporting and subsequent revision of those errors or problems
  • Proofreading and looking for inconsistencies in context and style throughout large text files – ensuring the language text matches the English
  • Providing translations when required
  • Tracking and ensuring consistency of in-game terminology between languages and projects
  • Researching topics relating to our games to ensure authentic and accurate contextual use of language
  • Providing critical analysis and feedback in report form, in a clear and concise way
  • Working closely with the team to share ideas and suggestions, involving others in decision making
  • Completing assigned tasks within the allocated deadline; working extra hours when necessary to finish those tasks
  • Learning about and adhering to our internal systems and processes, as well as detailed publisher guidelines and standards

  • Excellent written and spoken Japanese language ability (ideally native)
  • A keen interest in video games
  • A good level of spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office suite – especially Microsoft Excel
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Self-motivation and a proactive attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work productively and collaboratively within a team environment, and respect others' opinions
  • Flexibility regarding unsociable and extended working hours to meet the demands of the role.
  • An aptitude for and a keen interest in languages and translation

  • Knowledge of all the current generation of games consoles and PCs, and the latest mobile platforms i.e. IOS and Android
  • Previous games industry or localisation/translation experience
  • Experience with a variety of relevant software and hardware
  • An interest in and understanding of the video game industry
  • Comfortable in expressing thoughts and opinions constructively
Salary DOE
Location East Anglia
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 30/10/2017
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