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Bumble is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and tech-savvy translator to work on a freelance basis. You will localise all of Bumble's content into Japanese, ensuring Bumble’s voice feels and sounds natural to Japanese speaking users.
You will be part of our Localisation team which focuses on globalising Bumble and Badoo through the adaptation of linguistically and culturally centred messages and concepts to move our international users’ hearts and minds. Our mission is to spread Bumble’s word around the world, making our global users feel as if the products were designed within their culture.
You will need to be able to work remotely, including occasional weekends, and deliver translations within our 24/48-hour SLAs (depending on the market).
Localise content for web and mobile applications to reflect local jargon, phraseologies and nuances
Advise the team on unique regional requirements and cultural differences to maximise the impact of the products in the local market
Transcreate marketing and SEO/ASO copy
Review, proofread and test translations within the context of the application/feature to continuously improve copy quality
EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Fluency in Japanese and a good command of English
Degree qualification in Copywriting, Translation, Journalism or other similar language-related area; or equivalent work experience
Experience in copywriting and writing for the web or mobile applications
Understanding of local social media scene, dating industry and target audience
Highly committed Internet and mobile user
You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment where you communicate daily with your manager and other translators
You are positive and committed with a 'can-do' attitude and a flexible approach
You are a problem solver and a forward thinker
You have excellent time management skills and you know how to manage multiple priorities, breaking large projects into manageable pieces
You have great communication skills, both verbal and written
You are deeply passionate about Bumble’s brand vision and values
With over 600 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including:
* Flexible working hours
* Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes
* ‘Random Coffee’ - connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat
* ‘First Fridays’ - meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month
* Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19
* Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time
* You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!
About Bumble: Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally. The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014. Bumble is majority-owned by Blackstone and has over 600 employees in offices in Austin, London, and Moscow.
At Badoo we believe there is someone for everyone. We have become the largest social discovery network in the world because we have created the best tools to connect people.
Our many years of experience have given us great insights and experience which has helped us solve major challenges in the social discovery space, especially with issues around privacy, safety and security. This has enabled us to stay ahead of the curve and focus on innovation, pioneering many of today’s standard features, like location based matching.