Apr 15, 2021

Finnish Games Linguist

  • Keywords Studios
  • Dublin, Ireland
Full time Translation

Job Description

Keywords Studios is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998 and headquartered in Dublin, Keywords now has over 50 studios located across Europe, North America, South America and Asia. We provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to a blue chip client base in more than 20 countries. We have a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies. With over 5,000 passionate gaming employees around the world, we provide services to video game developers and publishers alike.

The Games Linguist position will be based at Keywords International Limited HQ in South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team focusing on community and in game content for a leading social games publisher.

The role is to translate and trans create from English into Finnish player support, community and in game content for mobile games. The linguist will also test the games in their native language. This role requires excellent language skills, creativity and a passion for Games.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Translate/trans create player support, community and in game content from English to Finnish to a high quality standard
  • Perform Quality Assurance tasks in Game
  • Be responsible for all linguistic aspects of the translations you are assigned to ensure the best possible quality is achieved
  • Suggest process improvements that will deliver on goal of optimal translation quality
  • Collaborate with linguists in other languages on cross group Quality objectives

Candidate requirements: 

  • Native level Finnish speaker
  • Passion for games industry
  • Educational qualification in linguistics
  • Experience in translation, customer service or community, copywriting or linguistics
  • Excellent verbal and written linguistic skills both in Finnish and English
  • Must be self-motivated and able to operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Please note that we will provide a relocation package for the successful candidate, if applicable.