Localization Academy

Webtoon Translator, Translation Editor (Chinese to English)

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ㆍChinese to English Webtoon Translation Editor (Full-time, In-house, On-site)

ㆍChinese to English Webtoon Translator (Freelance)

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.

Job Description

ㆍTranslate/Edit Chinese webtoons into English with proper linguistic tone and flow.

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

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

Basic Requirements

ㆍAll educational backgrounds, ages, and genders may apply.

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

Key Qualifications

ㆍLanguage Proficiency

ㆍCultural Comprehension

ㆍWriting Skills

ㆍTranslation & Editing Skills

● Work Environment (In-house, Full-time, On-site)

ㆍWork Type: Full-time permanent position after a 3-month probationary 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

● Work Environment (Freelance)

ㆍWork Type: Freelancer 

ㆍLocation: Remote 

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

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

How to Apply

ㆍRecruitment Period : December 22, 2023 – January 31, 2024

ㆍApply

1. Recruitment websites

2. Application form

(https://forms.gle/ozzbfFchLCQ8aV2SA)

ㆍDocuments : CV/resume, cover letter, personal portfolio (experience-oriented)

ㆍHiring Process

1. Submit documents

2. Screening test

3. Aptitude test (Full-time, In-house, On-site)

4. Interview & On-site test (Full-time, In-house, On-site)

5. Job offer

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.

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.

Kiwi Vine’s mission statement is to “bring people joy and happiness through our high-quality localized content services.” We strive to give our employees various chances to grow by challenging themselves, feel fulfilled through their achievements, and help the company flourish. We hope to work with many skilled and talented people, so please apply if you’re interested in being a part of 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-probationary

Work Environment

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

Hours

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

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