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Part Time Translator

Rakuten Viki
Full Time
Remote
$15 - $25 an hour
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Rakuten is Japan's leading Internet services company, the largest e-commerce company in Japan, and the third largest e-commerce marketplace worldwide with a combined membership of almost 1.3 billion. Rakuten has 70+ businesses and services spread across 30 countries and regions worldwide, this includes Viber, eBates, Lyft and more, reaching a global audience of nearly 1 billion users. Rakuten is an Eco-system of online services, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal and media, online marketing and professional sports.

Rakuten Viki is a premier global entertainment streaming site where millions of people discover and consume primetime shows and movies subtitled in more than 200 languages, by our community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere!

We are looking for a part-time (up to 30-40 hrs/week) Translator who will be responsible for localizing our Chinese content to English-speaking audiences. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to translation and quality control of Chinese content.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for the Chinese language as well as Chinese pop culture and entertainment
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • A great team player
  • Able to handle last minute changes with schedules, including working on weekends as necessary
  • Affinity for and full understanding of historical dramas and Classical Chinese (文言文 wenyanwen) is a plus
  • Previous experience volunteering on Viki is a plus

Rakuten is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 - $25.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Self-determined schedule

Work Location: Remote

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