German Localization Specialist

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - UK & Europe

Job Title German Localization Specialist
Job Category Localisation
Job Description German Localization Specialist  

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
The German Localization Specialist will work closely with the Localization Lead to ensure that games/updates are fully localized in German and remain free of bugs.  This position will play a key role in maintaining highest level of localization for your respective language, the bug database, preserving reporting formats and bug structure, and will help ensure that the all bugs are thoroughly researched.  

Responsibilities & Job Duties
  • Assuring highest level quality of German in translations
  • Translation of EU publishing, such as Community Blogs, Media Alerts
  • Individually correcting localization issues in accordance with the lead
  • Identifying, researching and entering bugs in the bug database
  • Bug regression testing
  • Creating daily reports that summarize issues
  • Compiling daily lists of general bugs, in addition to reporting any required localization/text changes
  • Perform black-box testing
  • Other tasks assigned by the Localization Lead

  • Excellent language skills (written and spoken) in English and German. Native German speaker mandatory.
  • Passion for video games, especially in MMOs as terminology in gaming is unique
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to execute processes to accomplish goals and tasks
  • Highly motivated, pro-active and team oriented
  • Knowledgeable of database and word processing programs is a plus
  • Prior QA/Localization experience is a plus

Company Description  
Perfect World, listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange since 2007 (PWRD), provides top-tier online games with superior quality, and develops and publishes games on multiple platforms across the world.  
Perfect World Europe B.V., located in Amsterdam, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perfect World Co. Ltd. and is focused on the publishing, operation and marketing of online games in the European market.  
With a broad and growing portfolio of AAA games like Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Forsaken World, PWI and many more, the company is positioned for steady growth and expansion of its active community of players.   With the introduction of its new online games platform Arc, providing a full-featured, all-access platform for Perfect World’s growing game roster, the company sets out to create the premier destination of the best free-to-play online games for players and a one-stop shop for partners for publishing those games. The first titles recently announced include Path of Exile and APB:Reloaded.  
Our company culture emphasizes the joys of work, teamwork and high reward. 
Perfect World Europe has the heart of a startup minus the financial challenges of being "too agile". Our culture is built around our commitment to providing people with a fun work environment that fosters a "work hard, play hard" mentality. Playing games and knowing what works and what doesn't (aka "product research") is part of the job. You will find flat hierarchies and opportunities to grow and learn, you will work in an international and multicultural environment.  

Please send your resume and motivation to
Location Amsterdam, UK & Europe
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 18/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Perfect World Europe B.V. using their internal reference .
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