Localization Specialist

Industry: Entertainment / Media

Specialism: Product Development - Product Development

Central,Singapore SGD 2,500 - 3,500 (Negotiable)

About Company

Our client is a Japanese entertainment company producer of collectible card games and trading cards, publisher of mobile apps and games, promotional items and many other venues, which was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Tokyo

Job Description

- Collaborate closely with our development teams to understand localization needs and requirements
- Perform localization duties (mainly Japanese to English, potentially English to Japanese)
- The initial game will be working on is the mobile game and the knowledge on trading card games (TCG) skills will be a plus
- Plan and manage localization schedules, collaborate cross-functionally with our global teams, and/or external partners to define requirements and manage timelines
- Support initiatives to foster innovation by analyzing current pain points in workflows and tools and actively provide recommendations for sustainable solutions
- Collaborate with the game producers to coordinate around upcoming game releases and operational updates
- With localization as the primary role, you will also be familiarized and cross-trained in operational duties
- Playing the games and generating feedback and insight as needed

Job Requirements

- Possess at least Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in a related field of study
- Candidates with minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in localization and project management would be preferred
- Passionate about mobile games
- Excellent communication skills in English and Japanese, both written and oral, in order to liaise with Japanese speaking associates daily (Minimum JLPT N2 competency required)
- Experienced in using OfficeSuite and localization software
- Detail oriented, organized, and highly motivated
- Excellent at schedule management and multi-tasking
- Open to work on some weekends/public holidays for Company events