CONTRACT - Localization Writer/Editor - (Job Number: 210000003N)

Nintendo

Redmond, WA

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Redmond, WA
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

Description

Nintendo of America Inc.

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.
** This is a CONTRACT position
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
  • Writes and edits game text, scripts, manuals, marketing summaries and other copy
  • Provides input regarding localizing Nintendo products
  • Writes, proofs and edits game text, game scripts, instruction manuals, package copy and game summaries to support products and services through launch and beyond
  • Tests and evaluates games and products and makes recommendations regarding design and content
  • Assists other Nintendo of America Inc.(NOA) departments with game-related support including demonstrating games internally and capturing video and screen shots
  • Provides input in schedule creation
  • Assists with the planning and direction of voice recording sessions
  • Up to 10% domestic and international travel
  • Acts as spokesperson for Nintendo by presenting games to media, participating in interviews, and supporting other promotional efforts
  • Generates game-related content for websites, social media, and other consumer-facing portals

Qualifications

SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS
  • One to three years of experience in creative writing
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Good game play skills and the ability to identify design and content issues
  • Comprehensive historical and current knowledge of the video game industry for both the home and arcade markets helpful
  • Experience in the technical and/or artistic aspects of the industry helpful
  • Copywriting/copyediting experience highly desirable
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Undergraduate degree in English, Creative Writing, a related field, or equivalent
  • Valid passport may be required

** This is a CONTRACT position


Job : Localization
Primary Location: WA-Redmond
Organization: Nintendo of America Inc.
Schedule: Contingent
Number of Openings: Contingent
Work Days: M-F
Hours/Week: 40
Salary: DOE
About us: We are an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity…celebrating strengths.