Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world’s largest producer of casual games; dedicated to bringing engaging entertainment to everyone, anywhere, on any device. Through its proprietary, data-driven platform, millions of consumers seeking engaging entertainment easily discover and play PC and mobile games created by Big Fish’s network of more than 600 development partners and its in-house Big Fish Games Studio. The company has distributed more than 2 billion games from a growing catalog of 3,000+ unique PC games and 300+ unique mobile games. Big Fish’s games are played in more than 150 countries on a wide variety of devices across 13 languages. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA and Luxembourg.
As a French Translator, you will work directly with our French Localization Team in a rapidly changing environment to ensure the quality of a large volume of new game titles for our French web portal www.bigfishgames.fr. Your responsibilities will be, but are not limited to, translating and proofreading game content as well as ensuring that linguistic quality adheres to our high standards and guidelines. You excel at handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment – all with the goal of furthering the company’s international growth and success. Additionally, you have a passion for linguistics and Big Fish products; you love to take on new challenges and are eager to join an agile, fun, and culturally diverse team that’s on the forefront of casual gaming.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Perform game translations, proofread translations, and write marketing copies on a variety of games
- Translate and proofread a variety of texts for Big Fish French Portal.
- Handle additional projects for the French site as needed.
Required experience and knowledge:
- Associate’s degree or language/linguistic field degree preferred.
- Must be a native French speaker and fluent in English.
- English to French translation experience (exposure to TRADOS is a plus).
- Great attention to detail and passionate about the French language.
- Experience working with XML and HTML a plus.
- Ability to be a team player who works well in a culturally diverse environment while shining as an individual and maintaining a sense of humor.
- Excellent computer skills and MS Office Suite knowledge.
- Strong knowledge of French culture and our target audience.
*Please submit your cover letter in French and your past translation work with the cover letter via: www.bigfishgames.com/company/position.html?jvi=okeKZfw1&jobtitle=Contract+French+Translator