Interpreter, Chinese/English - Diablo Immortal (Temp)

Blizzard

Irvine, CA, USA

Contractor

Oct 4

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Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented linguist preferably with a background in gaming or technology to support the development of Diablo Immortal. This person will be responsible for interpreting during live meetings as well as additional written translations tasks. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced individual with a professional interpreting and translation background, experience in localization, and knowledge of the gaming and entertainment industry.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate oral and written communication between the Blizzard development team and development partners in China as needed.
  • Interpret at a high-quality level during meetings and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Translate messages, reports and other technical documents, with careful attention to providing proper context, meaning, tone and industry specific terminology.
  • Respond quickly to urgent requests for translation support.
  • Collaborate with the Design, Commercial and Production teams to optimize their communication strategy with the development partners in China.

Minimum Requirements

Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional interpreting experience.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent Chinese and English linguistic skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in language, communications or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of business culture and etiquette in the US and China.

Key Attributes

  • Able to communicate complex ideas across the language and cultural barrier.
  • Strong motivation, high level of commitment with proactive and positive attitude.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team independently.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.

Extra Points

Experience

  • Experience in game localization or game quality assurance.
  • Experience working as a translator or interpreter in the entertainment industry.
  • Experience with Blizzard Entertainment games.
  • Experience with CAT tools.

Knowledge & Skills

  • ATA or equivalent certification.
  • Higher education in a language-related discipline.

Key Attributes

  • Passion for video games, heroic fantasy, sci-fi worlds, and pop culture.

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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