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 CONTRACT - Bilingual Product Specialist - Localization (English-Spanish) - 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: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 721959754 / Latpro-3715351 
Date posted: Nov-07-2019
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(c) system and the Nintendo 3DS(c) family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System(c), Nintendo has sold more than 4.5 billion video games and more than 710 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy(c), Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS(c) family of systems, Super NES(c), Nintendo 64(c), Nintendo GameCube(c), Wii(c) and Wii U(c) systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokemon. 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

  • Translates in-game text, voice scripts, manuals, and supplementary development and testing-related documents and materials as required to support products and services through launch and beyond 
  • Identifies game content that may require revision to better suit the tastes of consumers (Latin American) 
  • Provides feedback on game difficulty and appeal in Latin American market 
  • Demonstrates Nintendo products to other team members, internal departments, and outside promotional and media partners as required 
  • Maintains awareness of game industry in assigned market (Latin America) and communicates market trends to product acquisition and development staff 
  • May interpret meetings, telephone calls, and video conferences related to game development and localization 
  • Performs translation and interpretation for other departments and subsidiaries as required
  • Provides input in schedule creation 
  • Assists with the planning and direction of voice recording sessions  
  • Works with internal and external translation resources to coordinate translation projects Reviews translations for accuracy and consistency 
  • Reviews products for ESRB compliance 

SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS

  • Two to four years of related experience 
  • Acute attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Excellent game play skills and the ability to identify design and content issues 
  • Comprehensive historical and current knowledge of the video game industry for both the home and arcade markets helpful 
  • Native level fluency in Spanish
  • Undergraduate degree in Spanish, Creative Writing, or a related field, or equivalent
  • Experience in translating and editing in target language preferred  

** This is a CONTRACT position

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