This is a remote position.

Culture Flipper is looking for Bilingual Japanese <> English Resource and Project Coordinators

Working with a team of linguists, writers, editors and terminologists, your role will be to thoroughly manage our transcreation process from English into Japanese and vice versa and will include the following responsibilities:

  • Organize talent recruitment in the Japanese market (bilingual linguists and single language copywriters), with the assistance of Resource Managers.
  • Receive tasks from clients, ensuring access to all information necessary
  • Coordinate with other Project Managers & Coordinators in order to meet clients’ needs
  • Translate, QA and proofread non-literary translations
  • Assign tasks and create the most efficient workflow accordingly
  • Provide linguists, writers and editors with clear, accurate details and instructions
  • Coordinate projects daily to deliver on time
  • Run quality checks before delivery (proofread and copy edit Japanese writers’ work)
  • Manage terminology database in collaboration with terminologists
  • Develop and maintain critical issue logs with our editors
  • Deliver work to clients with real time feedback communication
  • Analyze and troubleshoot global team’s workflow

You must have the following:

  • 2+ years of interactive project management experience, preferably in the media or localization industries
  • Excellent (native level) knowledge of Japanese and English including composition, grammar, spelling, punctuation and nuance
  • Talent in language and effective communication skills
  • Comprehension of different cultures (understanding of cultural nuances is a must)
  • Able to discern great writing from good writing
  • Experience with copywriting and transcreating
  • Collaborate and deliver on multiple priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong collaboration skills (experience in partnering in a team environment is a must)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Understanding of Asian pop culture is a great plus
  • Experience in QA (not a requirement, but a plus)
  • Film and media industry experience preferred, not required
  • Experience with CAT (computer-aided translation) tools preferred, not required

About Culture Flipper:

Culture Flipper is a content marketing agency providing transcreation that blends seamlessly into diverse regions and markets. Our team members are located around the globe, primarily in North America, South Korea, Japan, Thailand and Europe. We are constantly expanding and growing into new markets and regions. The team includes Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese and English language experts, copywriters, editors, typographers, graphic designers, illustrators and more. Specializing in the entertainment industry, Culture Flipper localizes everything related to video content, from movies and TV shows to video games and multimedia interactive installations. Our thorough localization process goes beyond mere translation. Titles, product and campaign slogans, trailer and poster copy, press releases and synopses become natural and memorable in their target languages thanks to Culture Flipper’s deep understanding of cultural context in both the source and target languages. Culture Flipper is a California corporation established in January 2017. We are a diverse and inclusive multicultural agency.