Japanese Language Research and Localization Specialist

Upwork (Manila, Philippines) 29 days ago

Upwork is seeking a Japanese Language Research and Localization Specialist for our large Enterprise client.

Our client is a multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

This is a terrific opportunity for professionals who are seeking long-term work with a great team! You get to work remotely (from your home office), set your own hours, guaranteed 40 hours/week, and more. If you are a freelancer, part-time student, or looking for a more flexible way to work, we want to talk to you!

The Opportunity:

The Language Research and Localization Specialist will conduct research and add data on a wide range of international topics into a large database.

  • Add to, edit, and merge data based on instructions that will be provided in a large database of international topics.
  • Analyze multiple information sources to resolve factual discrepancies.
  • Engage in online discussion with colleagues on best practices.
  • Ensure quality of data in the database.
  • Your focus will be on a variety of categories including popular culture and media.
  • You will use a variety of online tools for data entry and analysis, including quality assurance for word-level translations Japanese to English, English to Japanese.


What You Need - Translation & Localization

  • You are a NATIVE Japanese speaker who understands the language’s linguistic norms including proper use of idiomatic expressions.
  • Also, you will have solid NATIVE Japanese written competency.
  • Being highly proficient in reading and writing English is needed for your to be successful.

What it Takes to Catch Our Eye:

  • You are a strong and experienced internet researcher who is able to exercise independent judgement to ensure data accuracy and quality
  • You have experience with database, data entry, data verification, database management.
  • Detail oriented and committed to accuracy are your strengths.
  • A stable internet connection and a functioning webcam is required prior to an interview.
  • Bonus: You have any experience working with very large Enterprise clients in a fast-paced environment.


What's in it for You?

  • Flexible schedule; 35 - 40 hours/week. You pick when you want to work!
  • Stable on-going, long-term work.
  • Pay raises!
  • Work with one of the largest multinational technology companies in the world!
  • A diverse work environment.
  • A place to improve your skills and grow both professionally and personally.
  • A chance to learn about other cultures.
  • Your work will make a difference for people all over the world.
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