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 4.5 billion video games and more than 710 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.

** This is a CONTRACT position


  • Translates technical and general communication into both Japanese and English.
  • Interprets into Japanese and English for video conferences and face-to-face meetings.
  • Proofs the work of other translators to ensure accuracy and quality.
  • Utilizes translation memory and terminology tools when translating content.
  • Supports other technical writing, translation, and localization projects as required.


  • Business level verbal and written fluency in both Japanese and English.
  • Able to interpret and translation into both Japanese and English.
  • Understands cultural nuances and uses phrasing that is appropriate to the target audience.
  • Excels at learning new content, complex processes, and the use of software and tools.
  • Experience using translation memory software is preferred.
  • Familiarity with software development processes is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Confluence and JIRA software is desired.
  • Familiarity and interest in Nintendo games and systems is desired.

** This is a CONTRACT position

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