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Company Name:
Pole To Win
Hounslow, England
United Kingdom
Job Type:
Position type:
Experience Level:
Not Applicable
High School or equivalent

Translator, Proof-reader, Localization QA Tester

Are you an avid gamer with superb language skills?
Do you want work in an exciting and fun environment?
Do you have fluency and/or a native level of Japanese, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and/or Portuguese?
If so, we want to hear from you! Pole to Win offers a fantastic opportunity for someone with superb linguistic skills and passion for gaming for upcoming projects.

Since 1994, Pole to Win has been providing outsourced Quality Assurance, Customer Experience and Localization Services to the Interactive Media, Internet of Things (IoT), Technology and e-Learning markets. Our service lines include: Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, Localization, Translation, Customer Experience, Talent Acquisition, and Audio Production.

Pole to Win's core values is imbued across our global organization: Reinforced by our actions and our attitudes. Echoed throughout our approach to our operations and our clients. Exemplified by our culture, and most of all, our people. We build people and their careers. We actively turn to team mates for counsel, inspiration, and diverse perspectives. Relationships are built on mutual respect. Personal and professional integrity is our guiding principle. We are honest, authentic, transparent, and ethically sound. Our primary goal is to advance our clients' businesses and their customers' satisfaction. We set the bar for generating imaginative and effective solutions for the most challenging problems. We move with speed and agility. We love what we do. We have unwavering loyalty to our DNA, our culture, our values, and ourselves.

Job Description
Have you ever played a game and been frustrated by poor or incomplete translation, supposed jokes, cultural references that were out of place? Well this is your chance to make a real difference in making games more suitable for their target audiences. We want you to bring your passion for both games and languages.
We have three roles available: Translator, Proof-reader and Localization QA Tester. And we are looking for people able to speak one of the following languages: Japanese, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and/or Portuguese.

Please find the JD below: Translation and/or Proof-reader
Main Duties:
Translation of in-game contents and any other translations, such as in-game text, promotional text, manuals and more, that may be necessary for the final product.
Identifying spelling, grammar, punctuation and other language errors.
The Proof-reader directly checks the work done by the translator to ensure that any issues, such as grammar, punctuation, spelling, and other linguistic problems are highlighted and corrected.
Other responsibilities for the roles may include: creating and maintaining terminology databases/glossaries for games contents, translation of internal and external documents and translation of contents for all clients. We will work with game titles for many major publishers before they are released.

Localisation QA Tester
Localisation testing involves performing language checks on a range of games for a variety of platforms including PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Wii U, PSP, DS and various mobile phones.

Main Duties:
Identifying spelling, grammar, punctuation and other language errors.
Ensuring console manufacturer guidelines are adhered to.
Logging details of errors/issues found and providing suggestions for improvements.
Ad hoc Japanese, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and/or Portuguese translation.

Person Specification:
Native level fluency in Japanese, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and/or Portuguese.
Strong English language skills
Strong cultural understanding of English and the language you are applying for.
Enthusiastic gamer.
Great team worker.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Contract Details:
As we operate on a project by project basis, this role is offered on a casual basis.
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Some flexibility for overtime may be required though (paid).

Pro-rated holidays.



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