Who is Blueprint?
We are a technology solutions firm headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, with a strong presence across the United States and in Europe. Unified by a shared passion for solving complicated problems, our people are our greatest asset. We use technology as a tool to bridge the gap between strategy and execution, powered by the knowledge, skills and the expertise of our teams, who all have unique perspectives and years of experience across multiple industries. We’re bold, smart, agile and fun.
What does Blueprint do?
Blueprint helps organizations unlock value from existing assets by leveraging cutting-edge technology to create additional revenue streams and new lines of business. We connect strategy, business solutions, products and services to transform and grow companies.
At Blueprint, we believe in the power of possibility and are passionate about bringing it to life. Whether you join our bustling product division, our multifaceted services team or you want to grow your career in human resources, your ability to make an impact is amplified when you join one of our teams. You’ll focus on solving unique business problems while gaining hands-on experience with the world’s best technology. We believe in unique perspectives and build teams of people with diverse skillsets and backgrounds. At Blueprint, you’ll have the opportunity to work with multiple clients and teams, such as data science and product development, all while learning, growing and developing new solutions. We guarantee you won’t find a better place to work and thrive than at Blueprint.
What will I be doing?
Blueprint is looking for an experienced Chinese (Simplified) Translator & Localization Specialist, who is excited to impact the gaming industry with their unique skillsets. The best candidate will have a passion for localization, translation, and PC gaming. Native proficiency in Chinese, both written (Simplified) and verbal, is required.
You will be responsible for translating written materials with utmost quality such as new releases, marketing material, support knowledge base articles and other customer facing literature. There will be last minute changes to source material, so a high level of flexibility and can-do attitude is best. Strong organization skills are also required in order to recognize when to reprioritize your own workflow from time to time, as well as managing short-term and long-term projects. Excellent communication skills are also a must in a very team driven-work environment.
At Blueprint, we pride ourselves on our world-class localization team and its ability to set the bar for the localization industry. We strive to always go above and beyond what is expected and in turn motivate, innovate, and grow as a team. Joining the Blueprint localization team will truly be a unique opportunity to apply your skillsets, grow in your professional career and work with the best of the best in the industry!
- Bachelor of Arts or equivalent degree. Emphasis in translation, localization, linguistics or game design a plus.
- Native proficiency in Chinese (Simplified) with exceptional grammar skills.
- Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
- Experience in professional translation/localization work, games and technical translation preferred.
- Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
- A collaborative translator who enjoys working in a team environment and adjusts well to quick turnaround times.
- Experience working with computer assisted translation tools; MemoQ, Memsource, SDL Trados or Wordfast.
- Strong knowledge of different Operating Systems (Android, iOS, macOS, Windows).
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, SharePoint).
- Passion for PC, video, or mobile gaming.
- Familiarity with computer hardware, software development, or game design.
- Familiarity with game distribution platforms (Steam, Origin, GOG, etc.).
- Understanding and knowledge of different game genres and game discussion groups.
FLSA - Job Classification: Salary Exempt, Full Time Position.
Location: Bellevue, WA