Translator - Korean / English

Pearl Abyss America

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA
30+ days ago

Pearl Abyss America, Inc. -- the team behind Black Desert — is seeking a Translator who desires to work in gaming with a high-performing, innovative, results-oriented and customer-obsessed team. The Translator will accelerate our gaming reach to millions of customers across all screens (PC, Mobile, Console, etc.) in North America.

The Translator will be responsible for the overall quality of translation work produced across different platforms, but not limited to, internal documents, email translations, patch notes, and/or checklists. They are responsible for ensuring that all assigned projects are completed in a timely manner with the highest quality.

 The Translator will be in a highly collaborative role, creative, and work with results-oriented teams -- LiveOps, Marketing, Public Relations, etc. They will be disciplined to adhere to production schedules and meet deadlines. This position offers an unparalleled opportunity to ensure all Pearl Abyss current and future titles will achieve North America goals.


 Manhattan Beach, CA (Los Angeles)


  • Bilingual in English and Korean language is mandatory (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Ensure all translations produced by South Korea or North America meet set brand specifications and the company's quality standards.
  • Translate internal documents. Specifically, translate content update, plans, patch notes, community reports, planning documents for marketing, public relations, marketing assets, and internal slack or e-mail communications.
  • Ensure North America work is delivered on time and is of the highest quality. Given time zone issues with South Korea and California, translation may arrive post 7 pm PST and same day translation turnaround may be required for North America
  • Develop, improve, implement, and document translation processes and workflow and recommend improvements to enhance the quality of the final products.
  • Other duties as assigned in and outside of translation 


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent proven work experience in translation
  • Bilingual in English and Korean language is mandatory (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Ability to excel in a team environment, ability to build/maintain positive relationships through strong collaboration efforts.
  • Ability to "roll up their sleeves" and have a mindset to get any job done
  • May require evening and weekend hours.


  • Avid Black Desert Online player
  • Passion for video games
  • Experience with Slack, Google Docs, Microsoft Office software as a service platforms



In addition to having a great culture, some of our benefits include:

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off - PTO (Vacation, Sick Days & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Free Gym Access (in the company office building)
  • On the 1st month after 3 months of employment, benefits will include:
    • Free Lunch in the Office
    • Retirement Plan (401K) - Company matching up to 5%
    • Lifestyle Wallet - $170/month
    • Personal and Professional Development Wallet - $100/month
    • Tiny Human Wallet - $500/month child subsidy through high school graduation (up to 3 children)
    • Pet Insurance covered by the company, for employee's pet animals (up to 3 pets)


Pearl Abyss America is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by reaching out to

To all recruitment agencies: Pearl Abyss does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Pearl Abyss employees or any other organization location. Pearl Abyss is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About the Company

Pearl Abyss America