CONTRACT - Translator
Nintendo of America Inc. - Redmond, WA

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Nintendo of America Inc.

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.5 billion video games and more than 577 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western Hemisphere.

** This is a CONTRACT position

Description of Duties

Translates/localizes technical documentation

Maintains the accuracy and quality of technical documentation localized from Japanese to English and from English and Japanese

Manages the assignment and filing of localized documentation in the document control system (AGILE)

Supports other technical writing, translation, and localization projects as required

Summary of Requirements

Written and verbal fluency in Japanese and English, excellent writing skills

In-depth knowledge of Japanese and English, grammar, spelling and punctuation

Ability to ascertain and formulate the information needed to complete localization of technical publications and content required to support English/Japanese skills

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Experience using various document publishing software (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator)

Familiarity with Agile CM

Two to three years translation experience

Experience in a technical environment is desirable

** This is a CONTRACT position

** Applications and resumes will only be accepted through Nintendo's website as we no longer accept paper, faxed, or emailed resumes.

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