We’re ArenaNet. We make the games we want to play a reality, and infuse them with innovation, hand-crafted detail, and creative passion.
As developer and publisher of the award-winning Guild Wars game series, we’re proud to share our passion for the online worlds we’ve created with over 11 million players worldwide.
We are looking for a German native speaker who is passionate about games, and understands that great localization is an integral part of the player experience.
The German Localization Editor provides German Language Localization services for ArenaNet products. In this key position, you will be part of the German team and fully responsible for reviewing and testing all game content. You should be able to verify, edit, and localize all assets including patch notes, security and marketing content.
Verify and update German game content terminology in conjunction with vendors.
Make sure all game and company glossaries are up-to-date and relevant, both in terms of gaming specificities and of language quality.
Proofread/edit all text and voice over assets.
Perform emergency translations into German as needed.
Perform localization QA.
Resolve localization bugs.
Ensure the game meets our internal/external quality goals.
Handle other duties as assigned.
Native German speaker with excellent German spelling and grammar.
Experience with computer aided translation tools and systems.
Excellent teamwork and communication skills in English.
Excellent prioritization, organizational skills.
Able to work with minimal supervision.
High attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical abilities.
Proactive and positive approach to work.
Passion for video games (with an emphasis on RPGs).
Experience in game localization, game QA, or related work experience.
MMO player candidates will score bonus points.
Familiarity with legal text review.
This is a full time on-site position at our studio in Bellevue, Washington. A casual, friendly work environment, a competitive salary, and more are all part of what makes ArenaNet a great place to work. Submit your resume online along with a cover letter that details why you think you are a great fit for ArenaNet.
ArenaNet is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.