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:
Accurately translates, reviews, proofreads and edits in-game text and text files for context, grammar and punctuation issues
Assists coordinators and teams during debug text-check process when assigned
Interacts with other departments to discuss text bugs and related issues
May approve or provide advice for context-related bugs in MCAT bug logs
Provides or reviews translations, context, guidelines and conventions, sometimes in a technical nature
May oversee proofing of manuals and other publications
Follows compliance with strict Nintendo confidentiality and hardware/software security policies
Provides critical analysis and feedback in a clear and concise way
Mentors associate text specialists and testers regarding bug write-ups and text issues
Delegates tasks to team members when functioning in a backup role
Initiates and participates in team-improvement processes
SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS:
One to three years of related experience
Fluent in English/Spanish, English/French or English/Portuguese with strong bilingual oral and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of Nintendo hardware terminology and error messages
Strong copy-editing skills
Ability to handle several projects at different stages of development
Ability to maintain accurate and up-to-date records
Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to function and excel in a highly confidential environment
Ability to maintain high quality results under tight deadlines
PC skills (Microsoft Office products and browser-based software 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 $36.96 - $55.44 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.