Localization Academy

Translator, Translation Editor (Webtoon, Subtitling)

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▶We’re Hiring

[Korean to English] – Webtoon

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

ㆍ[Freelance] Webtoon Translator (Korean to English)

[Korean to English] – Subtitling

ㆍ[Full-time, In-house, On-site] Subtitle Editor (Korean to English)

[Korean to French] – Webtoon

ㆍ[Full-time, In-house, On-site] Webtoon Translation Editor (Korean/English to French)

ㆍ[Freelance] Webtoon Translator (Korean to French)

[Japanese to English] – Webtoon

ㆍ[Full-time, In-house, On-site] Webtoon Translation Editor (Japanese to English)

ㆍ[Freelance] Webtoon Translator (Japanese to English)

[Chinese to English] – Webtoon

ㆍ[Full-time, In-house, On-site] Webtoon Translation Editor (Chinese to English)

ㆍ[Freelance] Webtoon Translator (Chinese 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 bring people joy and happiness

with our high-quality localized content services.

▶Basic Requirements

∙ All educational backgrounds, ages, and genders may apply.

∙ Only those residing in Korea with valid work visas will be considered. (Full-time, In-house, On-site)

▶Job Description

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

∙ 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.

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▶Key Qualifications : Translator(Webtoon)

ㆍLanguage Proficiency (Advanced level target language and source language skills)

ㆍCultural Comprehension

ㆍWriting & Translation Skills

▶Key Qualifications : Translation Editor(Webtoon)

ㆍLanguage Proficiency (Advanced level target language skill, intermediate source language skill)

ㆍCultural Comprehension

ㆍWriting & Editing Skills

▶Key Qualifications : Subtitle Editor

ㆍCultural competence

ㆍExcellent writing skills

ㆍExcellent communication skills

ㆍStrong grammar and punctuation skills

ㆍHigh proficiency in English and Korean (TOPIK level 6)

ㆍPassionate about diverse Korean entertainment content

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▶Work Environment

ㆍLocation: On-site

ㆍWork Days: 09:30 a.m. – 06:30 p.m. (5 days per week)

ㆍAnnual Salary: 30M or above (depending on experience)

▶How to Apply

∙ Hiring Period: January 9, 2024 – January 31, 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] – Subtitling

https://forms.gle/abHw1Z3EmkuxZRck6

[Korean to French] – Webtoon

https://forms.gle/vhrzbwyHn3jfware9

[Japanese to English] – Webtoon

https://forms.gle/zN2rcgmYNUK6ruom9

[Chinese to English] – Webtoon

https://forms.gle/ozzbfFchLCQ8aV2SA

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 (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!

▶Hiring Process (Freelance)

1. Submit documents with the application form

2. Screening Test

3. Hired!

▶Kiwi Vine’s DNA

We’re looking for new team members who:

ㆍExecute their work thoroughly and responsibly in order to produce top-quality localized content.

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

ㆍContribute to the team by constantly growing and improving themselves.

Bringing people joy and happiness through our high-quality localized content services 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

▶Work Culture:

Horizontal organizational structure, no mandatory company dinners, casual dress code, flexible annual PTO, 1 day of work-from-home per week post-probationary period

▶Working 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.