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The Pokémon Company Int.
3rd Floor, Building 10
566, Chiswick High Road

Date : 12.02.2020
Reference : AFJV-ETRA1711-17426

The Pokémon Company Int.

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

Mobile App Localisation Specialist - French

Freelance London (UK)

Position Duties

The Mobile Apps Localisation Specialist role requires a native speaker of French with proven ability to translate/edit text from English mobile game-related material and review its implementation.

The position requires an excellent command of language and the ability to write/edit in an engaging style while sticking to brand guidelines, alongside an eye for detail.

This is a 9 month contract role local to our London, UK office with no remote work option.

Primary Responsibilities

For the language of expertise :
  • Localisation and editing of mobile game-related material, with a specialisation in mobile app updates (GaaS / Live-Ops).
  • Ensuring consistency regarding the use of terminology and style in the language of expertise.
  • Reviewing, revising, and proofing mobile game-related contents.
  • Overseeing the QA process for mobile game-related material and implement changes as needed by gaining a thorough knowledge of Pokémon games.
  • Collaborating with other languages in order to keep high level of standards and quality across all languages.
  • Daily interaction with in-house translation and editing team.
  • Regular reporting of progress to in-house management.

Candidate Profile

Knowledge & Skills & Experience
  • Native level language skill of the localisation language (French) and fluent English language skill.
  • Knowledge of local culture for language of expertise.
  • Excellent attention for details, ability to understand how different tasks can interact, handling of existing glossaries.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Package, especially Excel and Word.
  • Usage of CAT tools, in particular MemoQ, and ability to learn new processes and software.
  • Knowledge of advanced mobile phone usage (command line operations, apk/ipa installation) is a plus.
  • Flexibility, ability to multi-task and work under pressure (unpredictable schedules, tight deadlines).
  • Good team-player and strong communication skills.
  • Passion for video games, preferably for the Pokémon brand. Experience in the industry a strong plus.
  • 2-4 years of translation and/or editing experience publishing under regular deadlines.

Additional Information

Work Conditions
  • Operate at a level to do what it takes to get the job done
  • All selected applicants will need to take a 3 to 4-hours aptitude test to measure their skills as part of the interview process.


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