Localization Specialist, Tokyo - Japanese speaker

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Oct 18, 2017 - Requisition No. 58764

You're the type of person who has a real passion for taking raw numbers and turning them into actionable insights for the world's business and financial decision makers. Your friends all know you as the one who has a true interest in technology, and who loves nothing more than spotting a creative way to improve a process. You have a natural eye for detail, and an interest in the financial markets. You are independent and determined, but thrive as part of a team. You love dealing with people, and you're that person who knows what customer service really means.

What's in it for you:

You will be joining our growing global Localization team that supports Bloomberg sales efforts by providing products for the Japanese speaking markets. You will be applying problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies, and implement technology solutions to enhance our system and process - and all this while providing excellent customer support to our clients.

We'll trust you to:

  • Provide high quality Japanese language products such as analytical tools, marketing materials, company information and online help to our local clients.
  • Work closely with other Localization Specialists, Sales and Product teams, Data Analysts, and Software Developers to adapt our product for the local markets.
  • Develop expertise in dynamic market sector information

You need to have:

  • Native-level Japanese
  • Outstanding English to Japanese translation skills, including familiarity with Japanese culture and customs and financial markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Japanese, as well as excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication across teams
  • Strong knowledge of Localization processes and familiarity with CAT tools, MT/MT retraining and terminology management
  • Degree with a focus on Linguistics, Translation, Language Localization, Software Engineering preferred
  • Motivated and dedicated work ethic; you'll be able to make decisions independently, work with minimal supervision and to deliver quality results under tight deadlines
  • Excellent prioritization and organization skills with the ability to lead projects, balance independent tasks / goals while contributing to team goals and collaborating with other team members
  • Ability to build and maintain custom tools (JavaScript, Python, or VBA) a definite plus
  • Ability to effectively adapt to changing tools, technologies and work flows, and to actively contribute to process improvements for localization
  • Ability to collaborate with management in the development of product documentation and guidelines

If this sounds like you:

Apply today! If we believe you're a match, we'll get in touch with you soon about next steps.

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