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JP to EN Translators/Proofreadersref: YN41500
Sector Others
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - West
Salary up to £9.5 / Hour
A leading software testing company based in West London is looking for a Japanese speaking professional to proofread in-game content/text, promotional/advertising text, manuals and more as a part of their busy team on a temporary, project-by-project basis.

STARTING DATE: ASAP to provisionally middle of Jun 2018
TYPE OF ROLE: Agency Worker (temporary)
HOURLY RATE: £9.50 p/h + Holiday Pay
WORKING HOURS: 09:00 – 17:00 with 1 hour lunch break

• Translation of in-game contents and any other translations, such as in-game text, promotional text, manuals and more, that may be necessary for the final product
• Identifying spelling, grammar, punctuation and other language errors
• Directly checking the work done by translators to ensure that any issues, such as grammar, punctuation, spelling, and other linguistic problems are highlighted and corrected
• Other responsibilities may include: creating and maintaining terminology databases/glossaries for games contents, translation of internal and external documents, and translation of contents for other game publisher clients

• Totally fluent in English, with a high proficiency in Japanese (JLPT N1 preferable, N2 possibly)
• Ability to work under pressure and meet given deadlines
• Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
• Personal interest and knowledge of videogames and platforms
• Keen eye for detail
• Excellent MS Office skills
• Some understanding of the games industry / terminology
• Previous experience in proofreading of video games would be a distinct advantage