Who We Are:

About 2K

Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment.

The 2K label has some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13 and Cat Daddy Games. 2K’s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™ and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, the popular WWE 2K franchise and NBA 2K, the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise*. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2K.com.

What We Need:

The successful candidate has a strong passion for game localization and will assist the team in quality management when localizing English games to Japanese. She/he will also review and process bug reports from Asian linguistic testing and be able to proactively provide feedback for quality improvement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review deliverables in Japanese and provide feedback for improvement
  • Play game builds in Japanese and provide feedback for improvement
  • Attend VO recording sessions and provide creative direction when required
  • Support communication with local vendors in Japan and build a good relationship with them
  • Support the team for age rating submission (CERO) and asset creations
  • Review language bugs and apply the fix accordingly
  • Small translation task from English to Japanese
  • Help Loc manager in various misc. task for localization

Who We Think Will Be a Great Fit:

  • Creative writing skill in Japanese essential
  • Can communicate in English both verbally and written essential
  • Familiar with gaming device (PC, Console)
  • Experience as game translators or game LQA testers
  • Creative management experience in VO recording, script writing/rewiring is appreciated
  • Experience in schedule keeping. Deeper project management skill/experience is appreciated
  • General video game knowledge
  • Familiar with MS Word and Excel

Key to success in this role:

  • Being well-organized
  • Being proactive
  • Communication skill. Being good at reporting things in simple and effective ways
  • Interest to videogames and the industry

 

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