Japanese Translator | Remote in the UK

June 21, 2023
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Contract Type:3 Months fixed term
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Title: Japanese Translator (EN > Japanese) Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 – 17:00 (circa) Type: 3 Months fixed term contract Location: UK, Remote


PTW is currently recruiting a Japanese Translator for our global Translation operation. We're looking for candidates with advanced language skills and in-depth cultural knowledge of Japanese.

You will be responsible for the correct translation of video game content and act as an interpreter to change other associated text into Japanese 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 of language specialists to produce high- quality translations, either translating yourself or reviewing documentation.

Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • As a Japanese Translator your general translation activities including, but 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.

  • Requirements

    Knowledge, Experience, and Skills (preferred)

  • Must have the Right to Work in the UK
  • Native-level fluency in Japanese and English, particularly reading & writing.

  • Strong understanding of the Japanese culture.

  • Experience within the translation industry or working professionally as a Translator.
  • Excellent knowledge of business software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, memoQ, Plunet).
  • Be proactive with clear and effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • 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.
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