Localization Academy

Translator, Editor, Copyeditor, LQC (Webtoon, Web Novel)

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▶We’re Hiring

[Korean to English] – Webtoon

  • [Freelance] Webtoon Translator (Korean to English)
  • [Full-time, In-house, On-site] Korean to English Webtoon Translation Editor

[Korean to English] – Web Novel

  • [Full-time, In-house, On-site] Web Novel Language Quality Control (Korean to English)
  • [Full-time, In-house, On-site] Web Novel Copyeditor (Korean to English)

▶Who We Are

As a subsidiary of Kakao Entertainment,

Kiwi Vine is the leading media localization provider

specializing in localization services for various media content

such as webtoons, web novels, films, and episodic TV series.

Our mission is to elevate content through quality.

▶Job Description

[Common]

∙ Create and manage assets such as style guides and glossaries to maintain linguistic quality and standards.

∙ Collaborate with the Kiwi localization team to discuss and determine suitability of content and to ensure content is delivered on time.

[Translator]

∙ Translate content into the target language with proper linguistic tone and flow.

[Editor, LQC]

ㆍCheck translated novels for translation accuracy and edit accordingly.

ㆍWork with copyeditors to ensure high-quality translations.

[Editor, Copyeditor]

ㆍEdit translated Korean contents to ensure proper linguistic tone and flow in English.

▶Basic Requirements

ㆍAll educational backgrounds, ages, and genders may apply.

ㆍOnly those residing in Korea with valid work visas will be considered when applying for the In-house positions.

▶Key Qualifications

ㆍLanguage Proficiency

ㆍCultural Comprehension

ㆍWriting Skills

ㆍTranslation & Editing Skills

▶Work Environment

[Translator]

ㆍWork Type: Freelancer

ㆍLocation: Remote

ㆍWork Days & Hours: Flexible (Varies depending on project)

ㆍPricing: Based on company policy (Varies depending on project)

[Editor, LQC, Copyeditor]

ㆍWork Type: Full-time permanent position after a 3-month internship period.

ㆍLocation: Geumcheon-gu, Seoul, South Korea

ㆍWork Days & Hours: Mon-Fri (5 days/week), 09:30 a.m.- 06:30 p.m. KST (flexible start times)

ㆍSalary: Based on company policy

▶How to Apply

∙ Hiring Period: May 28, 2024 – June 30, 2024

∙ Documents: CV/resume(mandatory), cover letter(mandatory), personal portfolio

(experience-oriented)

∙ Apply: Please fill out the application form below.

[Korean to English] – Webtoon

https://forms.gle/SrTKTtXJYn8idzcC9

[Korean to English] – Web Novel

https://forms.gle/JSyK48h4Q9gf4zG69

Please specify which position you’re applying for.

You can apply for multiple positions.

You can also find them on the Kiwi Vine website. (www.kiwivine.kr)

▶Hiring Process

[Translator – Freelance]

1. Submit documents with the application form

2. Screening Test

3. Hired!

[Editor, LQC, Copyeditor – Full-time, In-house, On-site]

1. Submit documents with the application form

2. Screening Test

3. Online Aptitude Test

4. Interview & On-site test 

5. Hired!

▶Kiwi Vine’s DNA

We’re looking for new team members who:

ㆍ​Execute their work thoroughly and responsibly in order to produce top-quality localized content.

ㆍTake initiative and actively work toward identifying problems and finding solutions.

ㆍInteract with and contribute to the team by effectively communicating, and constantly growing and improving themselves even in challenging situations.

ㆍTreat their colleagues and their workplace with respect.

ㆍEmbrace cultural diversity and understand the importance of developing emotional intelligence.

Elevating content through quality is Kiwi Vine’s company mission. We strive to give our employees various chances to grow by challenging themselves, experiencing fulfillment through their achievements, and helping the company flourish. We hope to work with many skilled and talented people, so please apply if you’re interested in joining our team!

Benefits

Pension, 4 major insurances, team operation funds, refresh vacation

Work Culture

Horizontal organizational structure, no mandatory company dinners, casual dress 

code, flexible annual PTO, 1 day of work-from-home per week post-internship

period

Work Environment

High-performance equipment is provided, snacks & drinks are available

Hours

Flexible start/finish times (can start between 8 AM and 10 AM)

▶Notice

Application may be rejected if information is discovered to be false.