Nintendo of America Inc.
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.
** This is a CONTRACT position
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Translates in-game text, voice scripts, manuals, and supplementary development and testing-related documents and materials as required to support products and services through launch and beyond
Identifies game content that may require revision to better suit the tastes of consumers (Latin American)
Provides feedback on game difficulty and appeal in Latin American market
Demonstrates Nintendo products to other team members, internal departments, and outside promotional and media partners as required
Maintains awareness of game industry in assigned market (Latin America) and communicates market trends to product acquisition and development staff
Performs translation and interpretation for other departments and subsidiaries as required
Works with internal and external translation resources to coordinate translation projects
Reviews translations for accuracy and consistency
Reviews products for ESRB compliance
SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS:
One to three years of related experience
Acute attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Excellent game play skills and the ability to identify design and content issues
Comprehensive historical and current knowledge of the video game industry for both the home and arcade markets helpful
Excellent Portuguese and English translation skills, including two to four years specific translation experience
Portuguese and English interpretation skills, including experience interpreting business meetings and/or conference calls
Familiarity with Latin American history, culture and customs
Familiarity with localization/translation tools
Experience operating Microsoft Windows and Office software in Portuguese
Native level fluency in Portuguese
Undergraduate degree in Portuguese, English, Creative Writing, or a related field, or equivalent
Experience in translating and editing in target language preferred
** This is a CONTRACT position
This position is hybrid in Redmond, WA. Hybrid positions require regular onsite work following the schedule and guidelines for their division. This position is not open to fully remote status at this time.
This contract position has a base pay range of $26.25 - $44.10 per hour and is eligible for benefits through the employing agency. Agency benefits may include medical, dental and vision, 401(k), basic/supplemental life and AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, health and dependent care spending accounts, transportation benefits, employee assistance program, paid sick leave, and up to 6 paid holidays per year. All benefits are subject to elections, eligibility requirements, plan and program terms. Benefits offerings will be confirmed at the time of offer by the employing agency, and may differ depending on the employing agency partner.