Japanese Language Specialist

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 08/02/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 24892

Job Title: Japanese Language Specialist


We are seeking an experienced Japanese Language Specialist who has translation or localization background. If you have excellent translating, reviewing and communication skills, this role could be perfect for you. This is an on-site full-time contract position, based in Menlo Park, California.

  • Translate and/or review content
  • Perform localization testing to identify linguistic and functional issues
  • Provide TM maintenance
  • Process linguistic feedback tasks
  • Triage and process linguistic queries
  • Provide linguistic arbitration
  • Communicate with vendors
  • Perform other linguistic tasks as needed



Minimum Qualifications
  • 100% native fluency in ja_JP and near-native fluency in English.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in translation from English.
  • Familiarity with relevant culture and trends.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the social media and mobile space is a plus.
  • Familiarity with computer aided translation (CAT) tools is desirable.


  • Degree in Translation Studies, Linguistics, Communications, Journalism or similar is desirable.

Krista Stillmunkes

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