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CONTRACT - Associate Bilingual Text Specialist (French)
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

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 4.5 billion video games and more than 710 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 Pokémon. 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

This is a CONTRACT position


* Accurately translates, reviews, proofreads and edits in-game text and text files for context, grammar and punctuation issues
* Assists coordinators and teams during debug text-check process when assigned
* Interacts with other departments to discuss text bugs and related issues
* May approve or provide advice for context-related bugs in MCAT bug logs
* Provides or reviews translations, context, guidelines and conventions, sometimes in a technical nature
* May oversee proofing of manuals and other publications
* Follows compliance with strict Nintendo confidentiality and hardware/software security policies
* Provides critical analysis and feedback in a clear and concise way
* Mentors associate text specialists and testers regarding bug write-ups and text issues
* Delegates tasks to team members when functioning in a backup role
* Initiates and participates in team-improvement processes


* One to three years of related experience
* Fluent in English/Spanish, English/French or English/Portuguese with strong bilingual oral and written communication skills
* Strong knowledge of Nintendo hardware terminology and error messages
* Strong copy-editing skills
* Ability to handle several projects at different stages of development
* Ability to maintain accurate and up-to-date records
* Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
* Ability to function and excel in a highly confidential environment
* Ability to maintain high quality results under tight deadlines
* PC skills (Microsoft Office products and browser-based software preferred)

This is a CONTRACT position

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