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Localization Editor

Company: Spike Chunsoft, Inc.
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

About Spike Chunsoft, Inc.Established in December 2017, Spike Chunsoft, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. Located in Huntington Beach, California, Spike Chunsoft, Inc. serves as a base of operations to localize and publish titles from its parent company for the Western market. More information about the company can be found at www.spike-chunsoft.com.Job DescriptionYou will be working with a team of translators and editors to localize a project from Japanese to English and publishing it. You will be presented with the opportunity to oversee a project from conception to release day, moving the project along step by step. Your primary task will involve receiving text from a translator and editing it into polished, professional quality English text. If the project is a video game, you will also be responsible for overseeing the game publishing process, including submitting ratings material to ratings boards, attending and leading voice recording sessions if necessary, managing quality assurance and testing, and seeing the title through mastering. Secondary tasks will include writing/editing marketing materials and webpage/store page text, as well as maintaining a familiarity with both the company's internal style guide as well as relevant project materials such as key terms and characters documents. Proofreading and editing material from your own projects as well as others within the company will also be required regularly. In addition, you will often be tasked with handling communication and coordination with third parties/other companies.This is an entry-level position, so no experience in the gaming industry is required! We will help train you, so don't be discouraged if you've never worked in the gaming industry before. You also do not have to know/understand Japanese for this position. This position requires creativity, teamwork, and dedication; your work will be seen by potentially millions of people, so take ownership of it and pride in it.Requirements

  • Familiarity with Japanese games and culture
    • Passion for video games
      • Mastery of the English language
        • Attention to detail for grammar/spelling, text consistency, and syntax
          • Ability to stay on schedule, be a self-starter, and maintain a good editing pace
            • Ability to work in a team environment and both give and receive constructive criticism
              • Experience with Microsoft Windows and editing software such as Word and Excel
                • Knowledge of CAT/translation software is a plus
                  • Knowledge of the Japanese language is a plus
                    • University degree in English or equivalent is a plusJob Type
                      • Hourly
                        • 10am-7pm regular working hours
                          • Remote work is allowed, but mandatory attendance team meetings take place in-office one day a week
                            • OT as neededJob Type: Full-timePay: From $19.00 per hourBenefits:
                              • Dental insurance
                              • Employee discount
                              • Health insurance
                              • Life insurance
                              • Paid time off
                              • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                                • 8 hour shift
                                • Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:
                                  • Bonus payWork Location: One location

Keywords: Spike Chunsoft, Inc., Huntington Beach , Localization Editor, Advertising , Huntington Beach, California

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