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Japanese Translator

Trainline, London

We make train travel easy


Trainline is an innovative, tech business with a mission to make travel as simple, seamless and affordable as possible. We’re proud to be Europe’s leading independent train and coach platform and rank among the highest-rated travel and ticketing apps globally. Today, we offer our customers travel to thousands of destinations in and across 45 countries in Europe and beyond. That’s more than £3.2 billion in ticket sales annually, and over 80 million visits to our apps and websites each month.
 
Our culture is central to our success. We’re driven to sustain our phenomenal growth from recent years, and this means we’re always working closely and collaboratively to turn our ideas into reality. It’s this sense of pace, innovating and improving pretty much everything we do, that makes Trainline so exciting and unique - we truly believe our work has a genuine impact and will change travel for the better.

Critical to our continued success is ensuring a great customer experience and as we continue to expand across new markets, we are looking for a Japanese Translator to join our localisation team on an hourly basis during UK business hours.
The role requires applicants with a passion for linguistics and attention to detail with translation experience gained within marketing, apps, websites and digital content. This is an exciting opportunity to deliver a critical project and full training will be provided.
 
What you’ll be doing
- Translate our content from English to the required language (Japanese)
- Potential to work remotely with the Localisation team in our offices in London to ensure all content is correct, clear, on brand and suits the required market
- Be prepared to work with a fast-paced team
- Original texts will be provided by the Localisation team in English

What you’ll bring
- You are a native Japanese Speaker
- You are fluent in English
- University degree in Linguistics, Translations (or a related field)
- Extensive translation expertise gained within transport, marketing, apps websites and digital
- Working knowledge of CAT tools (Trados, Deja-Vu, Smartling etc)
- Some testing experience required (ideally within apps)
- Professional and reliable with a strong focus on detail and quality to work
- Based in the UK and eligible to work as self-employed with own equipment, internet access, mobile phone etc…-
We value open expression at Trainline, we believe it’s the diversity of experience, backgrounds and perspectives of our employees that makes us who we are. We encourage everybody to play a part in changing the way people travel across the world.

About Trainline

We are a one-stop shop for train travel. Every day, we bring together routes, fares and journey times from train companies in 24 countries so our customers can easily buy train tickets and save time, hassle or money. We help our customers stay one step ahead so they don’t have to, from helping them buy the best ticket for their journey to giving them live, personalised travel information on the go via our app.

Want to learn more about Trainline? Visit Trainline's website.