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German Localisation QA Tester and Translatorref: RTRT42441
Sector Others
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London - West
Salary up to £9 / Hour
German Localisation QA Tester and Translator

Brentford, England, United Kingdom

A company providing outsourced Quality Assurance, Customer Experience and Localisation Services to the Interactive Media, Internet of Things (IoT), Technology and e-Learning markets is seeking a native German-speaking translator to join their busy team in west London on a temporary basis.

The Role

Localisation QA involves performing language checks on a range of yet-to-be-released games for a variety of platforms including PC, Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®VR and various mobile and tablet devices. You would be working on top gaming titles for some of the biggest publishers in the World.

As one of their German Localisation QA, you will be the very first person to see the localised game in its entirety - translated text, images and the rest of the user interface all together. You’ll get to experience the project in the way it will be consumed by the end users. You will work in a multilingual project team, ensuring that game is free from grammatical errors, cultural inconsistencies and ultimately ensuring that the game is accurately localised into the target language.

Candidates with previous German translation, proofreading, copy writing or linguistic experience and those with a passion for languages, culture or gaming would be ideal for this position.

Identifying spelling, grammar, punctuation and other German language errors
Ensuring console manufacturer guidelines are adhered to
Writing reports of errors/bugs found and providing suggestions for improvements
Accuracy of translation within context
Consistency of terminology and imagery
Hunting for missing / wrong content
The Ideal Candidate

Native level fluency in German, particularly reading & writing, and good level of English
Strong understanding of the German culture
Excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite - particularly Microsoft Excel
A willingness to do repetitive tasks and adapt to ever-changing technology
An ability to work either alone or in a team and with other colleagues, sometimes under pressure to meet deadlines
A passion for video games would be a plus!
If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 2 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.