Japanese to French Translator - London - Permanent

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - London

Job Title Japanese to French Translator - London - Permanent
Job Category Localisation
Job Description Job Title – Japanese to French Translator

Job Location – London

Job Type – Permanent

My client currently handles the European localisation for one the most successful and lucrative video game-based franchises in the world. Their product range and portfolio includes anime, trading cards, toys, games, books and other media. They are looking for an In-House Translator to work on Japanese to French translations.

This role requires a native speaker of French, who can translate from Japanese into their native language (French) whilst possessing at least two years’ previous translation experience.

Job Description

You will have to translate everything necessary for the localisation of computer games, including in-game text, manuals and packaging, etc. You need to have a high attention to detail and be to be very precise, pay attention to details, and be willing to work over a long period of time on one project. You will be flexible enough to adjust to sudden change of the schedule, unpredictable extra tasks and various restrictions on the text.

Skills required:

- Fluency in French

- Degree in Japanese language/translation

- Computer literate, PC, especially Excel

- Good Communication skills in both languages (JAP/FRE) & English

- Ability to work as a team

It is very important that, apart from being native French with a high level of Japanese, this person has also a keen interest in the French language, (for example, an interest in literature).

Previous videogame localisation experience is a plus, but not a must.

To apply please send a copy of your CV in Word format to <a href=mailto:officemanager@opmjobs.com>officemanager@opmjobs.com</a>

The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Paige Hornabrook | QA, Localisation & Community Management Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Ground Floor, Anderson House, 228 Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, CO6 1HD | Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214417 | Email: <a href=mailto:paige@opmjobs.com>paige@opmjobs.com</a> | Skype: Paige.Hornabrook.opm | LinkedIn: Click Here| Twitter: <a href=https://twitter.com/PaigeHornabrook>Click Here</a>| QA & Localisation LinkedIn Group <a href=http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Games-Industry-QA-Localisation-121756/about?trk=anet_ug_grppro>Click Here</a>

Tel: +44 (0) 1206 214421
Fax: +44 (0) 1206 214429
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Salary DOE
Location London
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 09/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 3141.
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