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Japanese Translator (Cebu)

Job Category:

Interpreter / Translator

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Open Date:



CEBU CITY (Capital)

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Client Overview:

Our client was established on July 1948 with head office in Osaka, Japan. It manufactures and markets a comprehensive range of monochrome and color network printers and digital copier/ MFP’s that are capable of copying, printing, scanning and faxing documents, as well as a range of wide-format imaging systems. This extensive product range can support the needs of small workgroups and home-offices up to large enterprise level environments.

Client Industry:

TECHNOLOGY (IT & IT peripherals)

Job Description and Qualification:

  • Read through original material and rewrite it in the target language (English), ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained 
  • Use Translation software to ensure consistency of translation within documents and help efficiency
  • Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalent for terminology and words used. ? Liaises with clients or requesters to discuss any unclear point
  • Proofreads and edits final translated versions 
  • Provides clients or requesters with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text 
  • Prioritizes work to meet deadlines 
  • Attend meetings and business functions upon request and translates information to required language  
  • Supports payment of apartment for business travelers to Japan, to ensure accuracy of transaction that will require the use of Japanese language 
  • Performs tasks and projects as maybe assigned by management. 
  • University Graduate, preferably of IT or Computer Engineering -related courses
  • JLPT N3 - N2 Certified
  • Typically requires minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience 
  • Knowledge of and experience with printer software solution business is preferred 
  • Have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate