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Japanese Language Specialist

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Menlo Park, CA
Expected Pay Rate:
$32.00 - $35.00 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire a Japanese Language Specialist to work on-site at our client’s Menlo Park campus on a contract basis. In this role, you’ll work with dedicated teams to ensure a high-quality experience for Japanese-speaking users across global social media platforms. 

We’re seeking an experienced Japanese Language Specialist who has translation or localization background. If you have excellent translating, reviewing and communication skills, this role could be perfect for you. 


  • Review and translate content across social media platforms into Japanese. 
  • Perform localization testing to identify linguistic and functional issues. 
  • Triage and process linguistic queries, and provide linguistic arbitration. 
  • Communicate with vendors as needed. 
  • Perform other linguistic tasks as needed. 
  • Native fluency in Japanese and near-native fluency in English
  • 3+ years of experience in translation from English to Japanese
  • Familiarity with relevant culture and trends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Translation Studies, Linguistics, Communications, Journalism or similar
  • Experience in social media and mobile space 
  • Familiarity with computer-aided translation (CAT) tools

Commitment: This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 6-month contract position through HireArt and based in Menlo Park, CA. 

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