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German Translator and Tester
Title: German Translator and Tester
Category: IT/Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £17,000.00
Salary per: annum
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You will be part of a fun, lively, multilingual project team and work with peers and other departments to share ideas and suggestions. You will be responsible for ensuring that the German linguistic content within a yet-to-be-released video game is correctly localised into the German language and that the text is displayed correctly when seen in-game, while also detecting and reporting any linguistic flaws. We believe that team work is one of our strongest values which will help us achieve the highest quality possible.

What you’ll be doing

Identifying German grammar issues, misspelled words, missing punctuation, incorrect capitalisation and other punctuation language issues/errors. Looking for German inconsistencies in texts, inaccurate translations and making improvement suggestions when sentences or words sound unnatural. Finding and describing issues in English as well as in German. Analysing German text to identify and correct issues related to localisation and accurately providing detailed and complete reporting (and subsequent revision) of those errors or problems, whilst making suggestions for improvements. Tracking and ensuring consistency of in-game terminology between languages and researching to ensure authentic and accurate contextual use of language. Logging details of errors/issues found and providing critical analysis and concise feedback. Requirements

What we’re looking for

Native level fluency in German and English, particularly reading & writing. Strong understanding of the German culture. A background in languages (preferred). Excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite - particularly Microsoft Excel. A willingness to do repetitive tasks and adapt to ever-changing technology. An ability to work either alone or in a team and with other colleagues, sometimes under pressure to meet deadlines. An interest in, and understanding of the video game industry (preferred). Benefits

What we offer

You will be working within an open and transparent global business that provides a dynamic and refreshingly positive environment for all. You will receive £17,000 per annum including 28 days holiday (pro rata), free breakfast and inclusion into a vibrant social calendar. As we operate on a project by project basis, this role is offered on a 2 month fixed term contract with a strong possibility of an extension. Normally we work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm. Some flexibility for overtime may be required though (paid).
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