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Localization Editor (French)



The job is for a Contract Localization Editor (FR) who will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining the quality of all localized content in-game and out-of-game. The editor will work closely with internal and external teams to ensure that the localization process meets high-quality AAA standards. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in translation, linguistics, or related fields, 2+ years of translation, editing, writing, or relevant experience in a professional setting, and 1+ years of experience in game or software development/localization/QA. The position is a 1-year contract with an hourly pay range of $33-$38 USD and is eligible for benefits through a third-party employing agency.

Job description

We are looking for a Contract Localization Editor (FR) to work closely with the internal Localization and QA team, external Localization vendors and our development studio. The Localization Editor ensures 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.


  • 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


  • Bachelor's degree in translation, linguistics (or related fields) or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 2+ years’ translation, editing, writing or relevant experience in a professional setting
  • 1+ years of experience in game or software development/localization/QA
  • Fluent in French and full professional proficiency in English
  • Excellent French spelling and grammar
  • Excellent writing/editing skills
  • Experience in game or software Localization/QA
  • Proficiency with CAT tools, such as MemoQ
  • Knowledge of localization tools, processes, and software
  • 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
  • Intimate knowledge of NCSOFT products

This is a 1 year contract position. 

This contract position compensation is an hourly rate plus any overtime if applicable. Please note that the listed hourly rate is a general guideline only. We take into consideration the geography in which you live and your experience and qualifications when determining final pay. This role is eligible for benefits through a third party employing agency. Agency benefits may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and flexible and dependent care spending accounts.
Hourly Pay Range
$33—$38 USD

Location: Bellevue, WA or Remote

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-04-14

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