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Job Information:Job Type No. TJ01

Job Title Japanese => English Translators
Job Type

* In-house translators are generally based in the international department of major Japanese companies handling communications with overseas clients, partners and subsidiaries. Native English translators are generally responsible for Japanese => English translations, but may also occasionally be called upon to translate English => Japanese for internal purposes. Many full-time translation jobs also require some proofreading or other general office duties.

Typical documents you may be asked to translate depending on industry:

  • General Business: Business letters and documents, advertising and marketing materials, company brochures
  • Financial: Annual reports, Investor Relation documents, Equity Reports
  • Technical: User and technical manuals, research papers, product brochures
  • Video Game: In-game text, manuals
Contract Type Haken, Temp-to-Perm and Shokai contracts depending on company requirements
Skills Required
  • Native English with excellent writing skills
  • Advanced level Japanese (min JLPT 1 or equivalent)
  • Professional translation experience preferred
  • Specialized knowledge in related field highly desirable

* Entry level positions usually require candidates to have excellent Japanese qualifications (JLPT or J1/ J1+) as well as some freelance translation experience and/or to have completed a professional translation study course

Working Time Full and Part-time contracts
Location Mainly Kanto
Salary 2,000 - 3,000 yen/hr depending on level and number of hours required
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