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Assistant Manager, Digital Content Localization

Nintendo of America Inc.
Redmond, WA 98052
  • Job Code
    19000000A9

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 Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokmon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at http://www.nintendo.com .

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES


LOCALIZATION

  • Manages team of bilingual translators and coordinators; partners with group manager to assess and manage team workload, project assignments and status updates
  • Advises translators and coordinators on localization-related issues for their territories
  • "Provides oversight and specific coaching to team members related to collaborating and communicating with internal teams and global business partners. Includes cultural and language instruction
  • Develops schedules and coordinates workflow with other localization team members to localize products and services through launch and beyond
  • Communicates directly with NCL regarding game content, localization, and promotion efforts related to smart device business, building strong relationships along the way
  • Collaborates with internal teams to gain alignment on schedules, strategies, and product and campaign-related messaging
  • Translates game text, manuals, marketing summaries, and other copy as requested
  • Creates recording budgets and contracts by working with recording studios and actors' agents to audition and cast voice actors
  • Develops voice scripts. Plans and directs voice recording sessions.
  • Manages creative process necessary to translate cultural and language differences in text, scripts, voice, and art areas as needed
  • Provides detailed and summary management reporting on localization status and changes
  • Works with highly sensitive and confidential material on a regular basis
  • May interpret meetings, telephone calls and video conferences related to game development and localization
  • Up to 10% travel, domestic and international travel

MARKETING
  • Communicates product strengths, features, and differentiation points to upper management and various departments, including but not limited to the Smart Device Group, Product Marketing, and the Social Media Team
  • As designated, may represent Nintendo in an official capacity as a spokesperson by presenting games to media, participating in interviews, presenting on live streams, and supporting other promotional efforts
  • Generates game-related content for websites, social media, and other consumer-facing portals
  • May interpret media interviews and/or presentations for Japanese developers






Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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