German and Japanese speaking Translator

A successful, international company are seeking for a German and Japanese speaking translator to join their thrilling organisation based in West London. You will be responsible for translating games content from Japanese into German.

In your role as a German and Japanese speaking translator, you will be translating a variety of creative texts and material from Japanese into German, with a main focus on videogame localisation. You will also be supporting various managers on a project basis and be working closely with other languages to keep the high level of quality across all languages.
This role requires a university-level study in Japanese with German native level and a keen interest in Japanese and German culture. As this is an in-house project based role in London, there will be benefits offered to the successful candidate to relocate from abroad. This is a one-year contract, but can be extended to a long -term position.

It is a great opportunity for a fluent German and Japanese speaking translator to gain experience within the company and develop your skill set.
If you can tick off that you speak German to native level, speak fluent Japanese, enjoy video games and have proven experience in translating, then get in touch now, this can be your next job!

Profile

  • German to mother tongue standard
  • Fluent in Japanese, written and spoken (ideally JLPT1 or equivalent)
  • Fluent in English
  • Previous experience in translation
  • Creative writing style
  • An interest in gaming
  • Trados experience preferred
  • Understanding of and exposure to Japanese and German culture
  • Attention to details and have a great communication and organizational skills
  • Strong IT skills in MS Office Packages
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with deadlines.
  • Be a good team player.

To apply, please send your CV in English and in Word format to Jessica. If you have applied for any other languagematters vacancy there is no need to re-apply, as your CV will be considered for all vacancies that match your language skills and work experience.

languagematters is a multi-discipline, multilingual recruitment agency offering a wide range of bilingual jobs in London, the South-east, nationwide and overseas. Our goal is to be the most valued, knowledgeable and indispensable recruitment partner in the language recruitment field.

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NB: Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid work permit. Please note that we contact successful candidates within 3-4 working days. languagematters is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

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