CONTRACT - Localization Writer/Editor

Nintendo of America Inc. - Redmond, WA (30+ days ago)3.3


CONTRACT - Localization Writer/Editor (180000003Q)

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 more than 4.5 billion video games and more than 710 million 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.

** This is a CONTRACT position

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
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

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

We are an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans....valuing diversity…celebrating strengths.

Job: Localization
Primary Location: WA-Redmond
Organization: Nintendo of America Inc.
Schedule: Contingent
Number of Openings: 1
Work Days: M-F
Hours/Week: 40
Salary: DOE
About us: We are an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity…celebrating strengths.