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Localization Specialist (f/m/d) | Japanese

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EN: fluent
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Thanks to our unique AI language technology, DeepL is able to provide the world’s best translation quality. To keep it that way, we need your expert linguistic and outstanding communication skills. You will be working in a highly motivated team to accomplish a wide array of tasks including localization, terminology, linguistics, advising on various cultural aspects of your language, and much more.
We can’t wait to meet you!


  • Localize, transcreate and proofread from English into Japanese, applying the specific style, tone and voice required in each case
  • Write and edit Japanese language content
  • Advise on aspects of Japanese language and culture
  • Keeping the Japanese internal style guides and terminology updated


  • Degree in Translation
  • Minimum of 2 years of translation / localization experience (English > Japanese) , especially for website, app and marketing content
  • Experience with SaaS companies and/or language-focused companies is a plus
  • You are fluent in Japanese and are familiar with the linguistic and cultural details of the language
  • You are fluent in English and feel comfortable communicating in English (written and spoken)
  • You have experience in localization quality assurance and are used to working with CAT tools
  • Experience working with UX-design, copywriting and marketing teams is a big plus
  • Knowledge of other languages, e.g. German, is a plus
  • Experience in applying your analytical skills and linguistic knowledge is a plus

About the Company

DeepL s Germany's best-known AI company. We develop neural networks to help people work with language. With DeepL Translator, we have created the world's best machine translation system and made it available free of charge to everyone online. Over the next few years, we aim to make DeepL the world's leading language technology company.

Our goal is to overcome language barriers and bring cultures closer together.

What Distinguishes Us from Other Companies?

DeepL (formerly Linguee) was founded by developers and researchers. We focus on the development of new, exciting products, which is why we spend a lot of time actively researching the latest topics. We understand the challenges of developing new products and try to meet them with an agile and dynamic way of working. Our work culture is very open because we want our employees to feel comfortable. In our daily work we use modern technologies - not only to translate texts, but also to create the world's best dictionaries, and solve other language problems.

When we tell people about DeepL as an employer, reactions are overwhelmingly positive. Maybe it's because they have enjoyed our services, or maybe they just want to get on board with our quest to break down language barriers and facilitate communication.

Your choice
We are constantly looking for outstanding employees! Currently, we offer remote work in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and Poland. Whether you would like to work from home in one of these countries or from one of our offices in Cologne, Berlin, London or Amsterdam: the choice is yours. No matter where you choose to work from, our way of working is designed to make you an essential part of the team.