XSEED Games is currently hiring
for the following:

Job Description:

XSEED Games is looking for a Localization Translator to join our team. Our Localization Translators are responsible for translating a variety of original Japanese game text and game-related documents into English. They must understand the localization process of each game from translation to QA and learn how to participate effectively as a translator in each stage. The ideal candidate must love games and the art of localization and have the skills to deliver quality work across multiple game genres from hardcore RPGs to lighthearted titles with lots of fan service. Industry experience and/or work experience of 2 to 3 years in an office related setting is a requirement. This is a full-time position based in Torrance, California.

 

Key Responsibilities:

• Delivering accurate and high-quality English translations of Japanese game text on deadline

• Coordinating with editors and other members of a project team. Providing thorough translation notes to ensure that meaning is maintained

• Reviewing in-development and released games in Japanese and English and providing productive feedback as required

• Localization support

   -Proofing text and checking implementation during the quality assurance process

   -Participating in the voice recording process

   -Translating QA reports between Japanese and English and facilitating communication between staff and outside parties

• Production support

   -Translating game design documents and other materials for title acquisition

   -Assisting other departments by translating marketing materials such as website text and interviews when needed

 

Requirements:

• Advanced Japanese language fluency (bilingual or near-bilingual) with a focus on reading/writing

  -JLPT N1 or equivalent experience

• Computer proficiency

  -Experience with Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  -Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, web design, other IT experience a plus

• Excellent communication and organizational skills

• Proficient proofing skills and excellent attention to detail

• Interest in and familiarity with video games and the process of releasing a game from scratch

• Experience in English creative writing a plus

 

Salary commensurate with experience.

***If you qualify for this position, we will ask you to take editing/translation tests so we can assess your Japanese language and writing skills.

All qualified applicants should email their resumè to jobs@xseedgames.com

Job Description:

XSEED Games is looking for a full- time Marketing Associate to join our team. The Marketing Associate would assist the Marketing Team in anyway to ensure overall workflow for the department. This is an entry-level position and industry experience is not required. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help assist in creating and implementing marketing strategy for all game products.
  • Translate related documents from English to Japanese or vice versa daily.
  • Organize PR projects, assets, tasks, schedules, and game pitches as needed.
  • Perform day-to-day research on competitor titles and player feedback on launched game products, news stories, press releases, and updates.
  • Help prepare industry-related sales data in Excel and/or PowerPoint formats.
  • Ensure media insights are provided through qualitative and quantitative research, media audits, and comprehensive coverage reports.

Requirements:

  • Must be Bilingual in Japanese and English
  • Ability to work legally in the US
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, English, Journalism, or any related Communications field preferred.
  • Marketing, communications, media, or public relation internship of at least one (1) year is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills in English and Japanese
  • Eagerness to learn and grow within the Marketing industry/Video Game Industry.
  • Interest and familiarity with video games

Work Location: Torrance, CA

All qualified applicants should e-mail their resumes to jobs@xseedgames.com for consideration.

Job Description:

XSEED Games is looking for a Localization Editor to join our team. Our Localization Editors are responsible for editing a wide variety of English text, from games to web content to marketing material, and will ideally be able to demonstrate quality writing across multiple game genres. Industry experience is required. This is a full-time position based in Torrance, California.

Key Responsibilities:

• Editing English text in a wide range of contexts on deadline

• Coordinating with translators and other members of a project team

• Localization support

    -Text proofing / Implementation checking

    -Assisting with voice recording process

• Production support

    -Write or edit manual text, store text, and other text where needed

 

Requirements:

• Computer proficiency

   -Experience with Microsoft Office

   -Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, web design, other IT experience a plus

• Excellent communication and organizational skills

• Proficient proofing skills and excellent attention to detail

• Interest in and familiarity with video games

• Japanese language knowledge a plus, but not required

• Pass our editing test

Salary commensurate with experience.

***If you qualify for this position, we may ask you to send us a short writing sample (1 to 2 pages) that we can review to assess your writing skills. Click here to apply.