Interpreter/ Translator

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position interprets and translates Japanese into English, and vice versa. To support the project team (for Finance service clients), you will provide the team by interpretation and translation supports. The portion of your work is Interpretation (60%) , Transition (30%) and some desk work ( 10%). 

The following are day-to-day tasks to be performed but not limited to:

  • With in-depth knowledge of the English language, perform interpretation of meetings and translation of written text from Japanese into English (and vice versa) in various business and social settings.
  • Simultaneous interpretation would be required during the meeting.
  • Interpret and translate a variety of material, particularly formal legal, technological documentation, from Japanese to English and vice versa, with attention to fact and nuance, so that the intent and tone of the original meaning is preserved.
  • Edit, standardize, proofread, revise and finalize translated material prepared by other employees and contractors.
  • Organize translated material and finalize translation according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Prepare project reports and documentation.
  • Prepare project proposals, training materials, technical reports, online documentation and help systems for assigned projects.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English/Japanese or related
  • More than 3 years experiences in translation/interpretation in IT projects
  • Have strong experiences in technical translation and technical writing in IT area
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical abilities
  • Proficient with office automation tools (MS Office Suite of Products-Intermediate skills-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project etc)
  • Ability to work with business and technical team members and execute in time sensitive environments is required.
  • Simultaneous interpretation experience would be appreciated.

Language Proficiency:

Proficient in Japanese and English will be required, at least Business level both in writing and speaking

Work LocationTokyo




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Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

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