French speaking Localisation & Translation Specialist

  • Job Reference: 8097554
  • Date Posted: 26 February 2020
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Marketing, Digital & PR, Translation, Media & Entertainment
  • Language(s): French, Japanese
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email: jgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

French speaking Localisation & Translation Specialist . Superb opportunity to join a world leading media, phone app, video games and home entertainment brand with a responsibility to work on all localisation and translation projects for their entertainment related materials (video games, website, apps content, product packaging etc.)


LANGUAGES
French to mother tongue standard as well as fluent English 


LOCATION
London 


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


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

To work as part of their global translation and editing team (for a 9 month contract) they wish to recruit a French speaking Localisation & Translation Specialist. The typical job responsibilities will include:

  • Localisation and proofreading of mobile app game-related material (with a specialisation in mobile app updates (GaaS / Live-Ops)
  • Ensuring consistency regarding the use of language terminology and style in French
  • Reviewing, revising, and proofing mobile game-related contents
  • Overseeing the QA process for mobile game-related material and implement changes as needed
  • Daily interaction with in-house translation and editing team/Regular reporting of progress to in-house management 


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE


  • French to mother tongue standard as well as fluent English
  • Knowledge of local culture for language of expertise
  • Excellent attention for details
  • Proficiency in MS Office Package, especially Excel and Word
  • Usage of CAT tools, in particular MemoQ, and ability to learn new processes and software
  • Knowledge of advanced mobile phone usage (command line operations, apk/ipa installation) is a plus
  • Great attention to detail
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure with unpredictable schedules and tight deadlines
  • Good team-player


SALARY, BENEFITS AND WORKING HOURS

£26,000-£35,000 per annum pro rata / £19 per hour (including holiday pay, sick pay and NI). 40 hour week, Monday - Friday, 09:30am-5:30pm, 1 hour lunch. 12 month contract. Inhouse


The job will be a 9 month fixed term contract (possible for a permanent job after) 

To apply for this role as French speaking Localisation & Translation Specialist, please send your CV to us in full confidence immediately.