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  • London
  • English, German, Japanese
  • £28000 - £32000 per annum
  • Contract/Interim
  • Translation and interpreting
  • JL/19998

A successful international company is looking for a Translator with German to a native level and fluent Japanese to join their exciting organisation based in London. You will be responsible for translating games content from Japanese into German. This position is a one-year full time contract with the opportunity to be extended to a long-term position with a start next year.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Translating and proofreading a variety of creative texts and material from Japanese into German
  • Supporting various managers on a project basis
  • Working closely with other languages to keep the high level of quality across all languages
  • Ensuring the consistency of the content, ensuring that the language style is accurate and adhering to the guidelines

About you:

In order to succeed within this role, it is required for you to be fluent in Japanese with German language skills to a native level and to have a keen interest in Japanese and German culture. This is a fantastic opportunity for a fluent Japanese and German speaking Translator to gain experience within a successful company and to be involved in a creative and professional team in London. If you can tick off that you speak German to a native level, speak fluent Japanese, enjoy video games and have proven experience in translation, then get in touch now, this can be your next role!


  • Fluent in German to mother tongue standard
  • Fluent in Japanese, written and spoken (ideally JLPT1 or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in translation, localisation, copywriting or proofreading
  • Trados experience preferred
  • Understanding of and exposure to Japanese and German culture and an interest in gaming
  • Attention to detail and great communication and organisational skills

To apply, please send your CV in English and in Word format to Jessica.
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