Associate French Translator

Localization | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-SVH62018
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Post Date:
06/21/2018
Department:
Localization

Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, delivering fun to millions of people around the world. Through its mobile and online distribution platforms, Big Fish has distributed more than 2.5 billion games to customers in 150 countries from a growing catalogue of 500+ unique mobile games and 3,500+ unique PC games. After successfully transitioning from a PC-centric to a mobile-centric company, Big Fish has emerged as a top grossing mobile publisher worldwide with a portfolio that includes the #1 mobile social casino game, Big Fish Casino. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aristocrats Leisure Limited and is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional office in Oakland.

As Associate Translator, you will work directly with our French Localization Team in a rapidly changing environment to ensure the quality of a large volume of new game titles for our French web portal http://www.bigfishgames.fr. Your responsibilities will be, but are not limited to, translating and proofreading game content as well as ensuring that linguistic quality adheres to our high standards and guidelines. You excel at handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment – all with the goal of furthering the company's international growth and success. Additionally, you have a passion for linguistics and games; you love to take on new challenges and are eager to join an agile, fun, and culturally diverse team that's on the forefront of casual gaming. 

Responsibilities:

  • Translation and proofread in-game and marketing translations.
  • Become familiar with our standard processes for game translations across all genres.
  • Adapt your translation style to agree with our accepted translation and linguistic standards and vocabulary.
  • Handle additional projects for the French site as needed.
  • Work under pressure and translate a minimum of 300 words per hour for premium projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • English to French translation experience.
  • Great attention to detail and passionate about the French language.
  • Experience working with industry standard text editing tools
  • Proficient computer skills and MS Office Suite knowledge.

Required Experience:

  • Must be fluent in English and French with native proficiency required
  • Proficiency with a CAT tool (ideally Trados) preferred
  • Knowledge of target culture.
  • Translation experience preferred, game and marketing translations a plus
  • Associate’s degree or language/linguistic field degree preferred

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST INCLUDE A COVER LETTER WRITTEN IN THE FRENCH LANGUAGE. TELL US WHY YOU WOULD BE INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE AND WORKING AT BIG FISH GAMES.

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This role is not eligible for any company sponsored immigration visas.