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Keywords Studios

D18 T9P8 Dublin

Date : 11.11.2020
Reference : AFJV-ETRA214-18824

Keywords Studios

Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry, with over 50 studios globally, providing integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localisation, audio and customer care services across more than 50 languages and 16 games platforms to a blue-chip client base of approximately 950 clients across the globe.

French Linguist (Gaming)

Permanent contract Dublin (Ireland)

Position Duties

The successful candidate will join a team of 300+ highly dedicated professionals providing world class language services and testing to the video games industry internationally. Based at our HQ in Dublin, this position is to be part of a team focusing on localizing world-renowned video games and assure a high quality standard.

Responsibilities :
  • Review translations in French to assure consistency and quality.
  • Assess amount of workload to ensure timely task deliveries.
  • Give feedback and collaborate effectively with French vendors (freelance translators, recording studios, etc.).
  • Provide detailed language quality reports on text reviewed.
  • Translate content from English into French with high quality standards.
  • Work closely with other French linguists to ensure translations meet the standards.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with all members of the team to improve processes and achieve common goals.
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of glossaries, terminology and style guidelines.
  • Ensure that the text is consistent and only correct approved terminology is used.
  • Fix linguistic bugs reported by the testing team.

Candidate Profile

  • Native level French.
  • Linguistics background : Solid experience as either freelance or an in-house translator/reviewed from English to French is a must.
  • Educational qualification in linguistics. Degree level desirable.
  • A gamer : Passion for the video game industry. Solid experience playing text-heavy genres (RPGs, MOBAs, RTS, TCG, Visual Novels).
  • Strong interest in fantasy literature and media, science fiction and pop culture.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to operate in a fast-paced gaming environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with different cultures.
  • Working knowledge of CAT tools.
  • Direct work experience in a Localization QA capacity, advantageous.
  • Knowledge of HTML, an advantage.


Resume and cover letter
To: Recruitment manager