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Associate Localization Editor (German)

NCSoft

We are looking for an Associate Localization Editor (DE) to works closely with the internal Localization and QA team, external Localization vendors and our development studio. As an Associate Localization Editor you will ensure that localized in-game assets always meet high-quality AAA standards, coordinates with various teams to meet Localization milestones, signs off on feature Localization, and shares feedback, ideas, and suggestions to consistently improve the Localization processes.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Provide detail-orientated review of all localized content in-game and out-of-game for quality, consistency, and correct understanding of mechanics, story, and lore
  • Create and maintain glossaries and style guides, addressing any inconsistencies or mistakes
  • Ensure high quality across all localization assets including glossary, style guides, and localized content that meets or exceeds established requirements
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams and external vendors, including regular terminology and workflow discussions.
  • Translate and localize in-game and out-of-game text as needed
  • Fix linguistic bugs in-game and report source language bugs as needed
  • Provide linguistic feedback and guidance to related stakeholders
  • Adhere to linguistic, cultural, and industry standards for all translation requests
  • Handle other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

  • Bachelor's degree in translation, linguistics (or related fields) or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Fluent in German and full professional proficiency in English
  • Excellent German spelling and grammar
  • Excellent writing/editing skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and dedication to quality
  • Display sensitivity and empathy when working across cultures
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment within deadlines
  • Passion for video games (with an emphasis on MMOs)

PLUSES

  • Experience in game or software Localization/QA
  • Proficiency with CAT tools, such as MemoQ
  • Knowledge of localization tools, processes, and software
  • Intimate knowledge of NCSOFT products
  • Knowledge of fantasy and/or science fiction worlds
Location: London, England or Bellevue, WA
Date found: 2022-11-14

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