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Updated 2021-04-01
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[Localization] English Language Lead
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This posting is managed by:
AMP Inc.
Company Name Company is not publicly visible
Job Type
AMP Inc.
Education/Training/Language Specialist - Translator
Industry Internet Services/ISP (Internet Service Provider)
Location Asia Japan Tokyo
Asia Japan Osaka
Asia Japan Fukuoka
Job Description You will be involved in the Japanese-English localization of games for smartphones developed by the company.

[Specific work]
1. Direction work for Japanese-English translation of overseas games
In cooperation with outsourced translators and translation companies, we are in charge of finishing translations that take into consideration the world view and character settings of the game. The main tasks are translation direction, delivery check, and editing.
2. Japanese-English translation business
If necessary, you will be asked to translate the in-game text and official website, and check the actual machine (LQA) after translation.
3. Creation of localization related materials
Creating and updating various materials such as glossaries, style guides, localization guidelines, etc.
Company Info Social game provider listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Working Hours 09: 30-18: 30
・ Discretionary labor: It is considered that the worker has worked for 8 hours, and the method of performing the work and the time allocation including the start and end times are left to the worker's decision.
Mandatory requirements
Those who meet all of the following
1. English is your mother tongue
2. Japanese is above business level
3. Over a year of work experience in localization industry

Welcome / a plus
・ 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 Level 1
English Level Native Level
Japanese Level Fluent(JLPT Level 1 or N1)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 4000K - JPY 5500K   
(Monthly Salary Range: JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 333.333K - JPY 458.333K *Divided into12month )
Other Salary
Employment insurance, workers' accident compensation insurance, health insurance (Kanto IT software health insurance association), welfare annuity insurance, social gathering assistance, vaccination, EAP (mental health care) by affiliated organizations, defined contribution pension, employee shareholding association, after childcare leave Return support, service-in assistance, club activity support, information dissemination promotion, etc.
* Depends on employment type
Holidays [Number of annual holidays: 120 days]
Complete weekly two-day system (Saturdays and Sundays), public holidays, company-designated holidays (year-end and new year, summer, etc.), annual paid leave (up to 10 days in the first year), prenatal and postnatal leave, menstrual leave, condolence leave, disaster leave , Long-term work leave (every 5 years of service), etc.

Job Contract
【Employment status】
It will be hired as a contract employee.

[Working style and various allowances]
Depending on the role, the work style may be general / discretionary / administrative / supervisory.

The monthly salary for each work style includes the following allowances. In addition, extra wages will be paid for overtime / midnight work that exceeds the specified hours.
・ General employment: 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

There is a salary increase


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[Localization] English Language Lead