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 CONTRACT - Associate Bilingual Interpreter (Part Time) - Redmond, Washington, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Nintendo 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Translator
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 719225443 / Latpro-3592743 
Date posted: Jan-25-2018
State, Zip: Washington, 98052

Description




Nintendo of America Inc.



The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch(TM) system and the Nintendo 3DS(TM) family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System(TM), Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 700 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy(TM), Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS(TM) family of systems, Super NES(TM), Nintendo 64(TM), Nintendo GameCube(TM), Wii(TM) and Wii U(TM) systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokmon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at http://www.nintendo.com.


** This is a CONTRACT position
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES


  • Responsible for listening to, understanding, and interpreting two-way spoken communication between Japanese and English.
  • Facilitate communication by converting concepts in the source language to equivalent concepts in the target language.
  • Perform consecutive or whispered interpretation for video conferences, phone conversations, and in-person meetings.
  • Assimilate speakers' words quickly, including technical jargon and acronyms.
  • Take notes while listening to source content to aid memory and interpretation of all information.
  • Maintain a high level of concentration on spoken content for extended periods of time.
  • Render spoken messages accurately, quickly, and clearly.
  • Accurately convey the style and tone of the source language in the target language.
  • Translates written Japanese or English content as needed.





SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent speaker of both Japanese and English.
  • Able to speak, read, and write in Japanese and English.
  • Able to assimilate words quickly, analyze sentences and relay information.
  • Be versatile and able to switch interpreting directions based on spoken content.
  • Excellent memory; can concentrate on the spoken content while others are speaking or moving near the interpreter.
  • Be culturally sensitive and able to use the appropriate level of deference/politeness based on the situation and audience.
  • Familiarity with Nintendo games and systems is desired.
  • Familiarity with software development processes is preferred.



** This is a CONTRACT position



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