Contract Job

Traditional Chinese Language Specialist

Activision

Dublin, Ireland 10-30-2020
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Come join us and be part of the team who are responsible for localizing some of the biggest video game titles in the industry!! We are currently looking for a Traditional Chinese Language Specialist to join our team based in Dublin, Ireland for a 12-month fixed term contract commencing April 2020

You will be responsible for
• Translate / Proofread scripts, in-game text and other video game-related documents from English to Traditional Chinese.
• Demonstrated creative translation expertise and experience in voice script localisation and adaptation.
• Perform audio casting, as well as audio file review for Traditional Chinese
• Liaise with external Traditional Chinese localisation agencies and translators including answering their queries in a prompt and timely manner.
• Partner with external Traditional Chinese localisation agencies to decide questions of style.
• Build relations with external localisation agencies ensuring they fully understand the quality of localisation required.
• Work with the internal Project Management team to develop and implement plans which will deliver quality in the Traditional Chinese language games.
• Work with the internal QA Department to help co-ordinate the quality assurance process for localised versions of products and be a point of escalation and advice for the Traditional Chinese localisation testers specifically.
• Communicate in a clear and timely fashion any risks, which could impact the delivery\budget\quality of the product. Put corrective measures in place where possible.
• Bugfixing of the game as required
• Create / Maintain the game glossary and style guide
• Fulfill QA testing duties as requested\required
• Play the game during development to develop a deep understanding of the game to ensure proper context for delivering creative translations.
• An understanding of local and market cultural sensitivities would be an advantage
• Specialisation – having a deep understanding of different gaming genres an advantage, such as military and sci-fi shooters and horror.

Player Profile

Candidates need to have;
• A minimum of 1 years previous experience as a Traditional Chinese Translator within the video game industry.
• Excellent creative writing skills and ability in Traditional Chinese
• Minimum of 12 months' previous experience internationalisation\localisation process for Traditional Chinese language
• Experience working with translation tools is an advantage
• Have a ''can do will do'' attitude
• Excellent standard of English – both written and spoken
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Your Platform
Our global headquarters is in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines. Our localization team is based in Dublin, Ireland. Dublin is a vibrant multicultural city offering a warm welcome and access to a wide variety of cultures, people and opportunities!

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Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.