German Video Game Tester

Pole To Win UK Limited
£7.50 per hour
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an avid gamer with superb language skills?

Do you want work in an exciting and fun environment?

Do you have a native level of German?

If so, we want to hear from you! Pole To Win offers a fantastic opportunity for someone with linguistic skills and passion for gaming for upcoming projects.

Job Description

Have you ever played a game and been frustrated by poor or incomplete translation, supposed jokes, cultural references that were out of place? Well this is your chance to make a real difference in making games more suitable for their target audiences. We want you to bring your passion for both games and language. Localisation testing involves performing language checks on a range of games for a variety of platforms including PC, Xbox One, PS4, Wii, PSP, DS and various mobile phones.

Main Duties

· Identifying spelling, grammar, punctuation and other language errors

· Ensuring console manufacturer guidelines are adhered to

· Logging details of errors/issues found and providing suggestions for improvements

· Ad hoc translation

Person Specification

· Native level fluency in German

· Strong English language skills

· Strong cultural understanding of English and the language you are applying for

· Enthusiastic gamer – experience of at least one current platform

· Great team worker

· Excellent attention to detail

· Ability to communicate clearly and concisely

Contract Details

· As we operate on a project by project basis, this role is offered on a casual basis

· Up to 40 hours per week, mainly Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm but some flexibility may be required

· Overtime pay at time and a half

· Pro-rated holidays

How to Apply

Make sure you include the following details or we won’t be able to assess your application:

· Language you are applying for

· Details of your gaming and language experience

· Details of your right to work in the UK

· Details of any days/times you’re not available to work

It would also be helpful if you are local to Glasgow or within commutable distance to our Glasgow site, as no relocation packages are available. Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £7.50 /hour

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