Localization Academy

Russian Freelance Translator and Editor

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Type of cooperation: long-term, freelance

Location: it’s remote cooperation. Ideally, if you are located anywhere between (UTC+0) and (UTC+3) timezones

Work hours: you need to be available to answer e-mails during our office hours (9-17 CET, Mon-Fri)

Availability: we are looking to start cooperation with freelancers who potentially can translate 8-10k words a week

Who Are We Looking For

Professional translators, who are skilled and experienced in localizing texts from English into one of the following languages:

  • Russian


  • Translating texts from English into one of the languages mentioned above, chiefly related to video games;
  • Editing texts in one of the languages mentioned above
  • Making sure that deadlines are met
  • Collaborating with PMs, editors, and other translators.


  • Perfect knowledge of English in all possible aspects (punctuation, grammar, and spelling)
  • Even better command of your target working language
  • Experience with translation, preferably game or e-sport localization projects
  • Linguistic degree preferred, but you may also be a last-year student
  • Attention to detail (use the keyword “Forest” in your application)
  • Basic MS Office skills (Word, Excel)
  • Passion for games is an advantage
  • Proficiency in CAT tools is an advantage.

Sounds good? Here is what comes next:

If your application matches the requirements, we will invite you to the recruitment process. We will ask you additional questions to check whether we are a good fit for each other. The next step is completing a language sample. It’s composed of small fragments of various texts, chiefly related to video games, and it has a 24 deadline. Our in-house linguist will review the sample, and we will get back to you with the feedback information within two weeks.

If everything goes well, we will sign a freelance cooperation agreement. From this moment our Project Managers will be able to contact you directly with suitable projects.

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