Localization Academy

English Localization Specialist

We are Hiring English Localization Specialist

Who we are?

Combining cutting-edge interactive technologies with a shared passion for gaming, Mechanist Games is an independent game studio based in Xiamen, China. Since its founding in April 2011, the Mechanist team has produced a growing portfolio of worldwide releases, including the City of Steam, Spirit Guardian: Vanguard Rush, and Game of Sultans.

Localization: Kağıthane, İstanbul, on-site

Experience: Preferably 1 year

What will you do?

• Translating game content, social media updates, and events;

• Focusing primarily on completing the delegated translation and basic localization-related activities; mainly sustaining products;

• Preparing and coordinating translation requests and reviewing and releasing translations for our projects;

• Performing tasks related to specific projects with most of the focus on sustaining products;

• Proofreading bilingual documentation;

• Assisting in maintaining glossaries and translation memories;

• Evaluating quality of translations and raising concerns regarding errors. Suggesting improvements and assisting in improving quality;

• Working with minimal supervision on routine tasks and assigned projects. Handling issues and finding solutions;

• Planning and managing numerous ongoing projects concurrently with little assistance. Working on the projects with our Translation/Localization Specialist and Management supervision;

• Overseeing and managing social media channels and community engagement.

Job requirements?

• Good interpersonal skills including effective and strong written and oral communication skills;

• Able to work autonomously and efficiently meet deadlines;

• Being experienced in-game content translation is preferred;

• Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality;

• Acute attention to detail and accuracy;

• Experience working across cross-functional teams and time-zones;

• Technical background is a plus (google docs, office products);

• Knowledge of localization and terminology management concepts is preferred;

• Possesses a good understanding of project management basics.

• Being a gamer is the biggest plus!

What do we provide?

  • Competitive fixed TL salary in USD.
  • Monthly team-building dinners and engaging activities.
  • Performance-based rewards and recognition