Translator from Japanese to German

Job title: Translator from Japanese to German
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25K - £35K
Start date: 06 Mar 2021
Job Reference: 11242
Contact details: Masumi Shibui
Contact email:
Contact-phone: +44 (0) 20 7489 2990
Job published: about 1 month ago

Localisation Specialist Japanese to German


Contract Type

One Year Fixed Term Contract



£33,000-35,000 depending on experience


Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

·         Translation of video game-related material; Proofreading of video game-related material

·         Lead projects as required; Support the editing team/coordinators/localisation management as required

·         Collaborate with other languages in order to keep a high level of quality across all languages


Who we are looking for

·         Preferably two years’ experience as professional translator (not necessarily as a video game translator, but gaming experience is desirable). However, candidates with no prior experience may also be considered.

·         Proficient in MS Office Package, especially Excel

·         Knowledge of translation memory software is a plus (preferably memoQ)

·         Good written and oral communication skills in both Japanese and English

·         German speaker at native level with creative writing style

·         Knowledge of local culture for language of expertise

·         Great attention to details; Flexibility and ability to work under pressure with unpredictable schedules

·         Good team-player

·         Degree level education


Language requirement

German Native level, Fluent English is essential, and JLPT N1/N2 OR equivalent experience is desirable



West London