【English】Game Localization/Language Lead (Company has Remote Work System)

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Location Tokyo, Minato-ku
Employment Type Direct hire
Term of Employment Full time
Professional Area Game Localization
Languages English (native)
Japanese (business)

・ English native level
・ Japanese business level or above
・ Over 1 year of work experience in localization related industry

Nice to have
Japanese-English translation experience in the game industry or the entertainment industry such as animation and video
・ Creative writing experience (writer, editor, etc.)
・ Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1
・ High interest and knowledge of Japanese subcultures such as games and anime

Trial Period 3 months
Working Conditions

Annual income 3.9 million yen to 5.4 million yen (tax included)
Monthly fee: 325,000 to 450,000 yen (tax included)

* The following allowances are included in the monthly salary for each work style. In addition, extra wages will be paid for overtime / midnight work that exceeds the specified hours.
・ General employee: 30 hours of overtime allowance
・ Discretionary labor: 20 hours of midnight allowance
・ Management supervisor: 100,000 yen job title allowance equivalent to late-night work


Work 5 days a week, 9: 30-18: 30

Days Off

Fixed weekly two-restday system (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
Year-end and New Year leave, annual paid leave, summer leave, long-term work leave (every 5 years of service)
Condolence leave, prenatal / postnatal leave, childcare leave

Salary ¥325,000 ~ 450,000 / month

・ Complete with social insurance
・ Full transportation expenses
・ Fellowship subsidy system etc.
* Depends on employment type. Please confirm the details when you join the company.

Hiring Process Document screening → Translation test → 1st interview → Aptitude test → 2nd interview → Offer interview * Basically, there are two interviews, but the selection flow may change depending on the selection status of other companies.
Job Tags social insurances provided weekends off

Job Description

[Job description]
You will be involved in the Japanese-English localization of smartphone games developed by the company. We will tell you the game title to be assigned after joining the company.

[Main business contents]
・ Direction work for translation of overseas games from Japanese to English
┗ You will be in charge of finishing the translation considering the world view and character setting of the game in cooperation with the outsourced translator and the translation company. Translation direction Checking and editing deliveries are the main tasks.
・ Japanese / English translation business
┗ If necessary, you will be asked to translate in-game texts and official website, and checking (LQA) after translation.
・ Creation of localization related materials
┗ Creation and update of various materials such as glossary, style guide, localization guideline, etc.