Localization Academy

Japanese Editor | Proofreader (1 year fixed)

Do you like K-contents? FURMO-DT is looking for an Japanese editor.

 

FURMO-DT specializes in video content localization production. We produce TV shows, movies, advertisements, and other content by translating them into different languages and/or dubbing them.

Job Description

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Japanese editor/proofreader to join our language lab to ensure top quality of all translations and meet our clients’ high expectations. A successful candidate ensures quality by staying true to creative intent and being mindful of cultural nuances.

Responsibility

  • Edit and proofread the work done by other translators to ensure that any issues, such as grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, terminology and other linguistic problems, are not present
  • Improve content’s flow and readability for viewers
  • Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment, while delivering excellent quality and respecting deadlines
  • Evaluate the performance of translators and give feedback to the PM
  • Create, update and maintain terminology databases, glossaries and TMs for client products and services
  • Advise on aspects of the language and culture

* You will be trained by senior members for the first couple of months.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree
  • Full fluency in Japanese with excellent knowledge of grammar, style and punctuation
  • Business fluency in Korean (TOPIK 5-6)
  • Great written and verbal communication skills- Affection towards media content, social trends, and pop culture in general

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years of Language Reviewer/QA Specialist experience, ideally within media content localization
  • Experience in the use of CAT tools
  • Knowledge of quality standards and processes for the translation and localization industry
  • Minimum one year of Language Reviewer/QA Specialist experience
  • Professional editing certification

Benefits

  • Snacks, coffee and soft drinks
  • Full-time job opportunity after the contract depending on performance

Location

  • Jongro, Seoul (around Gwanghwamun station)