Japanese Metadata Specialist

| Japan | Remote
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As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 400,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them. www.welocalize.com

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


We are looking for a Movie and TV data/metadata Specialist to join our Japanese team. You will be working with a leading consumer technology company as a contributor to the finished products released in the Japanese market and also across the globe. You will evaluate the quality of both written and spoken text for services as it relates to your area of linguistic and geographic expertise. In addition, you may also work on content review and creation for Music and TV applications. You will work cooperatively with international teams to monitor and improve the quality of client products and partner data integrations.


Please apply if you have a passion for TV, Movie, the Film industry, or QA and you speak Japanese at a native level fluency.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities and areas of accountability of the metadata specialist:

· Quality Assurance of various Movies and TV products’ data/metadata by accurately following testing instructions and test cases.

· Content review and creation adheres to project-specific quality standards, trademarks, style guides, and client-preferred checklists and glossaries.

· Complete assigned tasks in a quality and timely manner.

· Ability to stay motivated and deliver results while working on repetitive tasks.

· Ability to prioritize tasks and issues quickly and efficiently.

· Drive to deliver results in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing requirements.

· Highly organized with attention to detail and a commitment to quality.

· Ability to navigate ambiguity and make informed judgment calls with information at hand. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

· Passion for and knowledge of the film and TV industry.



· Have native-level fluency in Japanese and Japanese culture awareness.

· Fluent or Business level fluency in English to work with global clients and teammates.

· Experience with advanced spreadsheets.

· At least one year of experience working as a QA, Data Analyst, or similar role.

· Basic knowledge of iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

· Up-to-date awareness of current and common technical language usage in Japanese.

- Knowledge of the Korean language would be an advantage (but not essential).



· Location: Remote in Japan

· Full-time employment

· Start date: Immediately

· Duration: 12 months (start with 6 months contract and renewing as the project keeps going on)

· Work Hours and Shifts: 8 hours a day, a standard 40 hours. Sun - Thu 9:00 to 18:00 or Tue - Sat 9:00 to 18:00 Japan time, with 1-hour lunchtime.



· You will work as part of an international team.

· Your colleagues are industry experts with significant experience in their fields, which means that you will have a strong support network around you.

· You will work in a transparent and collaborative environment providing you with plenty of opportunities to share and discuss ideas with your colleagues and shape how we work.

· We are fun, friendly, and most importantly, love what we do.

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WeLocalize operates in the Machine Learning industry. The company is located in New York, NY. WeLocalize was founded in 1997. It has 2331 total employees. To see all 230 open jobs at WeLocalize, click here.
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