Japanese/English Technical Translator (12 months contract)

Jul 25, 2023
Tokyo, Japan
... Not specified
... Intermediate
... Office work

The opportunity

Join us at Unity Technologies, where we are driving the future of game technology with a passion for innovation and creativity. This position holds a special significance, providing a vital bridge of communication between our local and global R&D engineers. For those with a foundational knowledge of video game technologies and proficiency in English and Japanese, this is an outstanding opportunity!

We are a team of Unity's Customer Success Everywhere group, specializing in technical support to help our clients succeed in their game technology development efforts.

What you’ll be doing

  • Facilitating full-time language support for Japanese and English communication between Unity's R&D engineers based in Japan and abroad.
  • Providing linguistic assistance in the form of translation of technical requirement documents and interpretation during meetings.

What we’re looking for

  • A fundamental understanding of game engine development. While you won't be directly involved in the development, this technical background is essential for effective communication and understanding.
  • Embedded development / gaming hardware / console knowledge
  • Native proficiency in English and sophisticated proficiency in Japanese.

You might also have

  • Past experience as a Japanese / English translator
  • Experience collaborating with teams with multifaceted strengths across different regions, bringing a multicultural understanding to the table.
  • Alignment with Unity's values and culture, with a growth mindset that sees challenges as opportunities for learning and development.
Role does not support relocation This role does not support visa sponsorship

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

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