Languages: German & Spanish
Hours: Monday - Friday: circa 0900-1800
Contract: 3-Months Fixed Term Contract (Initially)
Purpose of Job
PTW is currently recruiting a number of studio-based Translators across
various languages for our global Translation operation. We're looking for
candidates with advanced language skills and in-depth cultural knowledge of
French, German, Spanish or Japanese.
You will be responsible for the correct translation of video game content and
other associated text into your language from English. You will work following
product-specific guidelines to ensure the maximum linguist quality and
adherence to all relevant conventions. You will be working as part of a team
to produce high-quality translations, either translating yourself or reviewing
Duties and Key Responsibilities
General translation activities include, but are not limited to:
Creating characterisation documents, glossaries, and style guides
following pre-defined guidelines from the client.
Conduct translation and revision work following provided guidelines and
instructions, including First Party terminology.
Conduct revision work following provided guidelines and instructions,
including First Party terminology.
Ensuring that all work conducted meets the outlined deadlines and
industry-standard productivity figures.
Providing linguistic feedback for work carried out externally.
Working as part of a larger team of Translators or revisers.
Knowledge, Experience, and Skills
Must have the Right to Work in the UK
Must be within travel distance and able to commute daily to and from
Native-level fluency in your language and English, particularly reading &
Strong understanding of your languages culture.
Experience within the translation industry or working professionally as a
Excellent knowledge of business software applications (e.g. Microsoft
Office, memoQ, Plunet).
Be proactive with clear and effective communication skills (verbal and
Good organisation and problem-solving skills and have a “can-do” attitude
and positive thinking.
The ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and stay focused.
Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
Sound research and translation judgment skills, and have self-motivation,
adaptability, and professionalism.
If you are a British Citizen, you will be required to provide your
physical passport as part of a RTW check.
Translation or language-related BA studies or equivalent (advantageous).
We will consider candidates who have ideally 2 years of professional
working language expertise/experience.
This is a studio-based position therefore candidates must be within travel
distance and willing to travel daily to and from the studio for work, to
be considered for this opportunity.