Italian OR French speaking Video Games Localisation Editor

  • Job Reference: F45221
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2018
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Translation
  • Language(s): Italian, French
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email: jgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a world leading media, video games and entertainment production and distribution company.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 
To work as part of their international localisation team, they wish to recruit, for a minimum 6 month contract, either a Italian OR French speaking Localisation Editor. The typical job responsibilities will include:

  • Editing, including content and copyediting of rules text and other game-related text ( text is video games, and related materials, e.g video game strategy guide, video game web site etc.)
  • Work with a high level of knowledge regarding native slang, phraseologies, and nuances of Italian or French
  • Editing (for grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, and language-specific slang) in French or Italian from translated documents
  • Review of and possible editing of game-related rules text in Italian or French
  • Proofread and revise, as necessary, game-related text in both electronic and hard copy formats in Italian or French (translated from English)

CANDIDATE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Italian OR French to mother tongue level as well as fluent English
  • Educated to university level standard
  • Experience of editing or publishing
  • Demonstrated ability to edit, revise, or rewrite localisation language
  • Must be detailed oriented with proven ability to multi-task various projects at the same time
  • Must be a team worker
  • Previous experience in the gaming industry is a strong advantage but not essential
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing specialized technical programs to edit files is essential
  • Experience with Word and Excel is required and ability to learn new programs is essential

This job will start as a contract for a minimum of 6 months, possibly 12 months. A permanent job is a very good option also!

TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR CV DIRECTLY TO US .

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