Freelance Japanese Translation Editor

Marketing

Freelance
Job Location: Remote

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Description

System1 is a large Internet company with many content sites, including leading how-to site HowStuffWorks.com. We are currently looking for freelancers to edit high-quality, engaging and highly shareable translated content. 

Job Description:

This is a freelance translation editing role, with the potential to be an ongoing project. The ideal candidate has proven experience translating or editing translated digital content for an audience in Japan. They understand the nuances of localized content, possess great attention to detail and can reliably meet strict deadlines. To participate in this project, the candidate will need to use our proprietary CMS and create an account on a separate platform for payment processing.

Responsibilities

  • Edit content that has been translated from English to Japanese for grammar, punctuation and accuracy on a wide variety of topics for diverse audiences on multiple sites
  • Ensure translation is appropriate for a Japanese audience, including phrasing and vocabulary
  • Meet regular submission deadlines

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience as a professional translator or editor with proven communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Familiarity with viral Web content 
  • First-hand knowledge of Japan and Japanese pop-culture
  • Incredible attention to detail and intolerance for errors
  • Ability to manage your own workload effectively, whether it’s quick turnarounds or longer-term projects
  • Proficient in Google Sheets
  • Experience working with a CMS

To Apply

  • Send the following requirements to freelance@system1.com.
  • Current Resume & 2 Translation Samples
  • Make sure that the subject line is titled “Freelance Translation Editor Application.”
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