Japanese Translator

Regular/Full Time

Description

As Project Managers/Coordinators or Translators, you will provide management and communication supports to the production teams. The duties are about supporting the means of the projects and interests of all stakeholders. You will be exposed to a lot of communication with our Japan HQ and get to experience what it is like working in a Japanese company while keeping the Malaysian work culture. It is a good role for someone who is good at multitasking and organising.

Job Requirements

  • Japanese language proficiency equivalent to JLPT N1 or above.
  • English language proficiency equivalent to CEFR C1 or above.
  • 2 or more years of experience in translation in any industry.
  • Experience in verbal interpretation in any industry.
  • Good proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors.
  • Good knowledge of content editing tools.
  • Familiarity with translation software is a plus.
  • Knowledge in the gaming industry is a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Translate various types of documents from Japanese to English and vice versa.
  • Ensure translated content conveys original meaning and tone.
  • Cross-reference dictionaries and translation tools to check quality of translation.
  • Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy.
  • Follow up with internal team members and clients to ensure translation meets their needs.
  • Research industry-specific terminology.
  • Interpret in specific types of meetings from Japanese to English and vice versa.
  • Provide clear and accurate interpretations of verbal communication.

Soft Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Adaptability
  • Quick learner
  • Organized
  • Time management
  • Team player
  • Excellent communications skills
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