Japanese Translator at Nintendo

Parker Staffing


Japanese/English Translator sought at video game giant Nintendo

**Must currently live within reasonable commute distance of Redmond, WA. No relocation is offered.**

Pay Rate: From $32-50.00 per hour (DOE)
Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote in Redmond, WA
Employment Type: Long term contract, 40 hours per week

【Nintendo of America】アソシエイト翻訳者募集

ワシントン州レッドモンド市に位置するParker On-Site at Nintendo of America Inc. では、Nintendo of Americaの品質管理部門の業務をサポートする翻訳者を募集しています。日英でのメールや資料の翻訳ができる方、ゲームがお好きな方、奮ってご応募ください。

As a fluent Japanese speaker, you understand that translation is the art of translating language and culture. That’s why Parker Staffing is seeking a Translator for their program at Nintendo of America. This position offers a unique opportunity to be a critical liaison between Nintendo and their game development team in Japan. Not only will you be their go-to for project scheduling and planning, you’ll be translating technical content such as bug reports, game specifications, market research, and daily correspondence. If you love product or game development, this could be the perfect fit for you.


  • Performing translations related to software development e.g., bugs, daily correspondences, game specs, market research, white paper testing, etc.
  • Supporting Japanese developers and assisting in scheduling and planning
  • Actively engaging in ongoing process improvement as well as personal development
  • Maintaining a detailed knowledge of policies, procedures, and workflows
  • Supporting internal and external groups on project management and short to long-term planning
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external contacts
  • Performing all job responsibilities in strict adherence to corporate prototype security policy and procedures


  • AA or higher in Language, Communication, Business, or equivalent
  • Native level (oral and written) Japanese and English and the ability to use “keigo” (formal Japanese) appropriately
  • Excellent understanding of Japanese and American business environment and customs
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • The ability to work from home using a private, dedicated work space at home capable of full time work via reliable, high speed internet (hybrid model – onsite work also required)
  • Intermediate to high level of proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Strong work ethic and ability to stay organized while multi-tasking
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure in a fast-paced, highly confidential environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines
  • Knowledge of video game software/hardware and industry strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and relationship building skills, problem solving and cross-group collaboration


  • Paid Sick/Safe Time
  • Holiday pay
  • Tenure bonus
  • Medical benefits with multiple plan tiers and Telemedicine access
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401K with matching contributions
  • Shared employee discount on Nintendo Store products

Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug test (drug test does not include marijuana) and criminal background check. Candidates must also be able to lift 25lbs as well as consistently sit, stand, reach, and walk for extended periods of time and as needed to handle full time operational tasks at a computer.

Parker Staffing offers all levels of Administrative, Customer Service, Call Center, Sales, and Human Resources job opportunities throughout the nation. Parker Staffing has served as the staffing agency of choice for thousands for over four decades. Visit our employment opportunities page at http://www.parkerstaffing.comto review our full offering of temp, temp-to-hire, and direct hire job openings!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Employment will be subject to Parker Staffing, LLC policies and procedures as adopted, and may be revised or deleted from time to time. Parker also retains discretion to modify benefits.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $32.00 – $50.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Redmond, WA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • If you’re comfortable, please feel free to share your pronouns with us.


  • fluent Japanese (required) (Required)

Work Location: One location

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