Localization Academy

Japanese LQA – Game Tester (Remote)

About The Company

PTW is a boutique games services company powered by a global team of passionate, hard-working, and ambitious gamers. For nearly three decades, PTW has expanded rapidly, now boasting 40 sites in 12 countries. Our family of companies, including SIDE, 1518, OR Esports, and Entalize, enables us to offer a comprehensive range of services from dialogue production and localization to art services and esports management.

We have been dedicated to perfecting the gaming experience for players worldwide, recognizing them as integral members of our community. Our commitment to providing industry-leading solutions has allowed us to work on over 1,500 titles across all genres and platforms, solidifying our reputation in the games industry.

We believe that great work is achieved by teams who love what they do. By leveraging the strength, creativity, and passion of our global workforce, we approach every solution with an all-minds-on-deck strategy – an approach that ensures that we consistently deliver innovative and effective solutions to our clients, helping them accelerate innovation across the globe.

We connect and bring fun to the world!

About The Role

We are on the look out of a Remote Finnish LQA – Game Tester for full-time, part-time, or freelance basis. As Localization QA Game Tester, you will work within our Localization Quality Assurance team and be the very first person to see the localized game in its entirety – translated text, images and the rest of the user interface collectively. You’ll get to experience the project in the way it will be consumed by the end users. You will work in a multilingual project team ensuring that the game is free from grammatical errors, cultural inconsistencies and ultimately ensuring that the game is accurately localized into the target language.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with a global project team.
  • Identify and correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other language errors.
  • Ensure adherence to console manufacturer guidelines.
  • Log details of errors and issues, providing improvement suggestions.
  • Ensure accurate translation within context and maintain consistency in terminology and imagery.
  • Identify missing or incorrect content and ensure proper display/format of dates, calendars, and characters.
  • Write reports on errors and bugs found and perform ad hoc translation.
  • Oversee the quality of your work, collaborate with the team, and contribute to the overall success of projects.

Our Localization QA team performs language checks on a range of yet-to-be-released games for a variety of platforms including PC, Xbox One, PS5, Wii, PS Vita, DS, Switch, VR and various mobile and tablet devices. As a LQA Game Tester, you would be working on top gaming titles for some of the world’s leading publishers.


  • Fluency in Nihongo and English.
  • Strong cultural understanding of the language you are applying for.
  • Computer literacy – particularly with Excel.
  • Robust Internet research skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience with using different software, applications, and websites.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely and collaborate within project teams.
  • You must be able to provide evidence of your right to work in Portugal. If you are located outside Portugal, a freelance contract will be applied.

What We Offer

  • €15,946.00 gross annual salary (Full Time). Part-time and freelance rates are pro-rata based on the hourly rate.
  • € 6 per working day in meal allowance (For full-time and pro-rate for part-time employees).
  • Work Equipment will be provided by PTW.
  • You will be working for the pre-eminent global provider of specialist services to the games industry and provided with full training and the opportunity to work on some of the biggest game clients, titles, projects, and tech in the world.
  • Attractive remuneration, holidays, regular team competitions with great prizes; and inclusion into an extensive social calendar. Our environments thrive with collaborative teamwork with people from all around the world, different nationalities, and languages.
  • A supportive community inclusive of LGBTQ+, and any age, ethnicity, religion, or disability. We care about the wellbeing of our employees and have a dedicated employee wellbeing program. We empower our people and offer regular progression opportunities to ensure our employees flourish.
  • Learn as you work and be part of something real that changes the face of gaming – forever.
  • Working with a global multi-lingual workforce with superb training and promotion and progression opportunities.

Working Condition

  • Work flexibility: This position is available on full-time, part-time, or freelance.
  • For part-time and freelance, you will be required to work between 8:00 to 17:00, Mondays through Fridays (Portugal Time Zone)

Remote Work

  • Only Freelancers are allowed to work remotely. Full-time and part-time employment contract are required to work on-site in Braga, Portugal.

We are also regularly recruiting the following languages: Arabic, Burmese, Bulgarian, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australian), English (UK), English (US), Finnish, French (EU), French (Canadian), German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Luxembourgish, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (EU), Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Spanish (Latin), Spanish (EU), Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese for current and future ad-hoc Quality Assurance, Localization, Localization, QA, and Player Support global Operations.


For more career opportunities, visit our career page: https://www.ptw.com/careers