Associate Editor, French Language

Localization | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-SVH0917
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Post Date:
09/22/2017
Department:
Localization

COME PLAY!

Since its founding in 2002, Big Fish has been the world’s largest producer and distributor of casual games, with titles which continuously land us at the top of app store charts. Today, we’re bounding into the mid-core space, exploring new and exciting forms of gameplay, and producing more fun than ever! Big Fish is home to six individual studios, each with its own unique style of game-play. Together, we’re united under a common goal: to produce and develop the very best in mobile gaming, and bring fun and entertainment to our millions of customers across the globe!

THE MISSION

As a French Language Editor, you will work directly with our French Language Lead and Localization Department in a rapidly changing environment to ensure the quality of a large volume of new game titles destined for a variety of platforms to include content on our web portal http://www.bigfishgames.fr and mobile devices. You excel at handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Your responsibilities will be, but are not limited to, editing and proofing game content as well as ensuring that linguistic quality adheres to our high standards and guidelines, testing games on numerous platforms for linguistic and functional issues, and leading individual titles through linguistic QA for all core languages. You have a passion for linguistics and you love to take on new challenges and are eager to join an agile, fun, and culturally diverse team that is on the forefront of casual gaming.

THIS INCLUDES

  • Perform a variety of linguistic tests on PC, iOS and Android platforms
  • Create bug reports in JIRA
  • Regress issues on all platforms per company guidelines
  • Edit existing localized game content according to internal processes
  • Maintain multiple projects simultaneously, while handling short release cycles and tight deadlines
  • Provide short translations for marketing projects and in-game strings
  • Proofread texts in French
  • Perform linguistic Asset checks and Final checks for our PC products
  • Work with other Editors to make recommendations for process improvements
  • Work with various internal stakeholders to provide high quality and on-time delivery of completed products
  • Handle additional projects for the Lead Language Editor as needed 

REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP

  • Must submit a cover letter written in the French language for consideration
  • Must be fluent in English and French (native tongue strongly preferred)
  • Must be familiar with mark-up language syntax (i.e. html)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Great attention to detail

BONUS POINTS

  • Associate’s degree or linguistic field degree
  • Previous translation experience 
  • 6+ months experience working as a game tester

YOU ARE

  • Passionate about French!

Want to discover more about life at Big Fish? Check us out on TheMuse.com! Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!

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

To be considered for this role, please be sure to also submit a cover letter written in the French language.