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In-House Translator (Korean into English)

Full time webtoon in Gaming | Media
  • California, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: October 9, 2020
  • Apply Before : November 8, 2020
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Translate and edit Korean content in all genres for the best possible tone, quality, and flow in English
  • Work alongside and provide feedback to other translators, editors, any copyeditors to ensure quality on an episodic level
  • Develop and maintain linguistic assets such as style guides and glossaries to establish quality standards
  • Work closely with the Localization Team to ensure content is suitable for the target market and delivered on time

Requirements:

 

  • Loves reading WEBTOON series in both English and Korean
  • The ability to capture characters’ voices from a variety of genres for our English-speaking audiences
  • Written and spoken fluency in both English and Korean with an excellent grasp on the nuances of both languages
  • Extreme attention to detail and accuracy
  • 3+ years’ professional experience in Korean > English translation, editing, QA testing, copyediting, etc.
  • Working knowledge of localization tools and building and maintaining linguistic assets
  • Knowledge of lettering, graphic design, and DTP a plus
  • Ability to work proactively and independently in a demanding environment
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Language Studies, Translation, Localization or related field preferred

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