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Nintendo

Localization Product Specialist (Japanese)

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Nintendo
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Redmond, WA

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 Switchโ„ข system and the Nintendo 3DSโ„ข family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment Systemโ„ข, 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 Boyโ„ข, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DSโ„ข family of systems, Super NESโ„ข, Nintendo 64โ„ข, Nintendo GameCubeโ„ข, Wiiโ„ข and Wii Uโ„ข systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokรฉmon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendoโ€™s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the companyโ€™s website.

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

Summary Or Requirements

  • Two to four 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 English/Japanese bilingual
  • Excellent Japanese and English translation skills, including two to four years specific translation experience
  • Japanese and English interpretation skills, including experience interpreting business meetings and/or conference calls
  • Familiarity with Japanese history, culture, customs and business protocol
  • Familiarity with localization/translation tools
  • Experience operating Microsoft Windows and Office software in Japanese

This is a CONTRACT position

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