Transcreation Specialist (Video Games) - Italian, French, German or Spanish

  • Job Reference: 00000316-1
  • Date Posted: 17 August 2019
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £28,000 - £32,000 + 20%-40% bonus + benefits
  • Sector: Translation
  • Language(s): Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

Video Games Transcreation Specialist - Italian, French, German or Spanish. Superb opportunity to join a world leading media, video games and home entertainment brand with to proofread and translate video game-related promotional material from English into either French/German/Italian/Spanish (Castilian).

Italian, French, German or Spanish (Castillan) to mother tongue standard as well as fluent English


Our client is a world leading media and entertainment production, delivering many recognised consumer brands to the global market place.

To work as part of their global language, translation and editing team they wish to recruit Italian, French, German or Spanish speaking Transcreation Specialists. The typical job responsibilities will include:

  • Localisation and proofreading of a wide variety of video game-related material such as press releases, websites, social media copy or video subtitles.
  • Using a tone both engaging and appropriate for the local audience and the channel of communication while staying true to the source text information and brand directions.
  • Reviewing, revising, and proofing of translated material in context.
  • Maintaining consistency of terminology and style.
  • Ensuring accuracy of contents by gaining a thorough knowledge of games being promoted.
  • Collaborating with other languages in order to keep high level of standards and quality across all languages.


  • Italian, French, German or Spanish (Castillan) as well as fluent English
  • Educated to university / degree level
  • Translation / transcreation editing experience publishing under regular deadlines
  • Knowledge of local culture for language of expertise
  • Ability to write in a creative, engaging style while sticking to brand guidelines, alongside an eye for detail.
  • Excellent attention for details, ability to understand how different tasks can interact, handling of existing glossaries.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Package, especially Excel and Word
  • Usage of CAT tools, in particular MemoQ, and ability to learn new processes and software
  • Flexibility, ability to multi-task and work under pressure (unpredictable schedules, tight deadlines)
  • Passion for video games or previous experience in the industry an advantage


Negotiable, approx. £28,000 - £32,000 + 20%-40% bonus scheme (another £8,000 - £12,000) and fantastic benefits. Monday - Friday, normal office hours, inhouse

The job will be a 12 month fixed term contract (possible for a permanent job after) 

To apply for this role as Italian, French, German or Spanish speaking Transcreation Specialist, please send your CV to us in full confidence immediately.