Marketing and Communication Contents Editors for English into Japanese

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Welocalize enables brands to reach and grow global audiences through services and solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, interpretation, and automation. We offer multilingual solutions to transform all content types for local audiences, at every step of our clients’ global business journey. We have 1,500 global team members across offices in North America, Europe and Asia dedicated to helping some of the world’s largest brands operate and succeed internationally.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB 
 
We are looking for several English into Japanese translators to join  our growing team for one of our global IT clients. They will take ownership of the incoming work on this account and will actively contribute to the success of the program. 

MAIN DUTIES

    • Translate content from English into Japanese with original meaning conveyed in a manner that is readable and understandable to target audience.  
    • Content types: Marketing/Social media","Online Help","User Interface Text"  
    • CAT Tool: working with WorldServer
    • Expected capacity per month: 80 000 words
    • Copy editing
    • Creative review
    • Language QA and bug reporting
    • 1st line support for translation queries
    • Travel to the United States 4 times a year for workshop

REQUIRED SKILLS

    • Minimum 5 years' experience translating and reviewing content in the specified subject matter.   
    • Proficient in all areas of expertise: Marketing/Social media","Online Help","User Interface Text"  
    • Well-versed in various translation & terminology tools.
    • Excellent communications skills in English (spoken and written). 
    • Native fluency in target language.  
    • Degree in linguistics, translation or equivalent experience. 
    • Able to follow instructions, eg. character restrictions, etc. 
    • Able to communicate effectively the rationale behind their translation skills. 
    • Able to both translate and review.
    • Experience working in a multi-vendor scenario a plus.
When you join Welocalize, you have the opportunity to bring your career to the next level:
... receive steady volume of work and long-term partnership {where this applies} 
... professional development: work on exciting projects that will empower you keep learning and growing
... work with multicultural, international team with a great variety of documents and content types  
... 24-hour 6-day a week support from our Community team.

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, apply below.