German Localization Leader for big title projects

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Location Tokyo, Shinjuku
Employment Type Direct hire
Term of Employment Full time
Professional Area Game Localization
Languages German (native)
English (native)
Japanese (fluent)

[Required skills/experience]
・ German native
・ Native level English ability
・ Those who have acquired JLPT N1 or have equivalent Japanese reading ability
・ 5 years or more of practical translation experience
[Desired skills/experience]
・ Experience in management of translation team
・ Experience in localization of entertainment content such as games and animation
・ Those who play games on a daily basis
・ Those who are familiar with German pop culture

Desired Personality

・ Those who can take things positively and take action
・ Those who can work actively and on their own accord instead of being passive
・ Those who can actively work on new things
・ Those who can see things from a wide perspective
・ Those who can expand the scope of their work regardless of position
・ Those who have experience dedicating themselves or accomplishing a goal

Trial Period 6 months
Working Conditions

・Free dress code


【Working hours】
Flextime system
Standard working hours: 8 hours a day
Core time: 11: 00-16: 00 Break 60 minutes

Days Off

[Holiday / vacation system]
・ Two days off per week (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
・ Summer vacation (3rd: Taken between July 1st and the end of September)
・ Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29-January 3 in principle)
・ Annual paid leave (10 days in the first year)
・ Bereavement leave
・ Refreshment leave (regular employee: 5 consecutive days after 2 years of joining the company. Granted every 3 years thereafter)

Salary ¥5,000,000 ~ 8,000,000 / year

* Salary will be determined upon consultation and will depend on skills, experience, and abilities.
* Estimated salary includes overtime allowance for 45 hours each month.
* 45 hours of overtime is not obligatory.
* A separate allowance will be provided for overtime work exceeding 45 hours, late night overtime work, and work on holidays.
* Even if overtime is less than 45 hours, the full amount of overtime expected will be paid.
* The above does not apply to managers and persons subject to the discretionary labor system.


・ Full transportation expenses
・ Twice a year salary assessment
・ Equipped with various social insurance
・ Condolence money

Hiring Process Document screening ⇒ 1st interview ⇒ 2nd interview ⇒ Unofficial decision * The number of interviews may vary depending on the selection status.

Job Description

We are looking for translators for game localization to work on hit titles.

・ Translation from Japanese or English to German
・ Supervision of texts translated by external translators
・ German translation team task management
・ Quality control in German that will be finally implemented