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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 billions of video games and hundreds of millions of 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.

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Serves as first point of contact for project intake, triaging requests based on established priority guidelines and resource availability.

  • Partners with project stakeholders to ensure requests contain all relevant information prior to being assigned.

  • Coordinates the communication pipeline for multimedia asset approval with Japanese-speaking teams at Nintendo Company, Ltd (NCL) via JIRA, email, and/or MS Teams.

  • Supports A/V producers in filtering communication, connecting resources to find solutions, and keeping production team on track with key milestones.

  • Organizes feedback on deliverables from stakeholders for production team; ensures all relevant approvals have been provided before asset release.

  • Transcodes existing video files for final delivery based on client specifications, as needed.

  • Facilitates file transfers with NCL, Nintendo of Europe (NOE), Engineering, Product Testing, remote offices, and marketing agencies.

  • May provide additional support to Operations Team by updating process documentation, assisting with game footage capture, and/or other administrative duties.

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS:

  • One to three years related experience.

  • Five or more years of experience translating (J/E and E/J).

  • Strong organizational skills with a mindful attention to detail.

  • Project intake & coordination experience with a proven understanding of the audio/video production pipeline; experience in video post-production or creative agency preferred.

  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal business communication skills in Japanese and English.

  • Basic experience with non-linear audio/video editing programs and graphic design programs preferred (Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, etc.)

  • Familiarity with both Windows and macOS X equipment, software, and terminology.

  • Knowledge of video games and industry helpful

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred or equivalent experience

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