Localisation Games Technician / Tester

Recruiter
ABL the language specialists
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Localisation Games Technician / Tester
Expected duration: 6 months with a view to extend
Contract: Temporary ongoing
Pay rate: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour (£10.08 - £10.64 inclusive of holiday pay)
Start: ASAP

Job Description

Our client is a global Video Game services provider offering a fantastic opportunity for someone who is either an experienced localisation games tester or someone who is looking to break into the gaming industry. They are looking for candidates who are reliable, motivated, enjoy working in a team and are very skilled in their own language, which is a key element when working as a localisation games tester.

Key Responsibilities:

*Testing software to the required timescale across all the current gaming platforms.
*Entering any linguistic related bugs, flaws and issues into the database in English and in a clear and concise manner, providing solutions to any issues where required.
*Proofreading to ensure all text is accurately translated from the English copy.
*Translating between English and target language when required.
*Proactively complete assigned tasks accurately and thoroughly, and within a specified timeframe in order to detect (and subsequently report on a daily basis) localisation bugs.
*Communicate accurate information to other team members.

Requirements:

*Fluent in German to mother tongue standard (Written and Spoken)
*Fluent English language skills.
*High attention to detail.
*Passion for video games (active gamer)
*Interest in translation and proofreading.
*Game testing experience desirable.
*Experience in translation and proofreading desirable.