Temporary Bilingual Translator, Japanese/English


Sega of America Inc. has an immediate opening for a skilled bilingual translator with exceptional written and verbal communication skills and fluent proficiency in Japanese and English.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deep level of Japanese fluency; able to understand nuanced meanings
  • Translate documents from Japanese-to-English and English-to-Japanese with accuracy and efficiency
  • Sit-in on conference calls, facilitating communication between multiple parties by translating in real-time
  • Attend meetings and stand-ups, ensuring all communicated points are clearly translated and delivered to both Japanese and English-speaking attendees
  • Provides support to management by maintaining office operations.
  • Plans meetings and prepares agendas.
  • Organizes and schedules appointments.
  • Books travel arrangements.
  • Submits and reconciles invoices and business expense reports.
  • Prepares regularly scheduled reports.
  • Develops and maintains department filing systems.
  • Works well as part of a team
  • LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY. We are located in Irvine, CA. Applicants outside of the Los Angeles/Orange County area will not be considered.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably from a Japanese school
  • Bilingual fluency in Japanese and English, with exceptional writing skills in both languages
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture
  • Must have previously done translation work
  • Prior experience and close familiarity with the Microsoft Office software suite
  • Basic understanding of the online games industry is preferred, but not required
  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to interact effectively in a professional and courteous manner.
  • 3 or more years of experience working in an administrative capacity is required (ex: Administrative Assistant, Secretary, Office Manager, Clerical position, etc.).