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Language Manager, Japanese

Singapore

Languages are key to our mission of bringing the world closer together. The Meta family of apps is currently available in 100+ languages and we are adding many more. ~90% of people already use our products from outside of North America and we continue to expand internationally.As Language Manager, Japanese, you will be involved in ensuring that we deliver a great user experience to our Japanese-speaking audience through high quality translations. As we work closely with team members in remote offices and regional stakeholders, it is very important that the candidate be comfortable working with remote teams across different time zones.

Language Manager, Japanese Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, editing and/or translating high visibility UI content and high priority long-form content of Meta family of apps and other core experiences
  • Performing localization screenshot testing to identify linguistic and functional issues
  • Working closely with product teams and performing hands-on linguistic testing on web and mobile devices
  • Collaborating with Localization Program Management team to support product launches and driving the efforts to ensure linguistic quality from end to end during the product launch cycles
  • Driving product and/or vertical-specific language quality initiatives
  • Collaborating with Vendor Management team to select translation vendors, drive vendor probation, and support vendors' ramp-up
  • Closely monitoring vendor translation quality through our quality framework and managing translation vendors' performance when needed
  • Driving or supporting cross-functional and/or team level quality framework at scale
  • Building and scaling stakeholder education programs for internal cross-functional partners and external vendors to ensure language quality from end to end
  • Maintaining the localization glossaries, style guides, and TM for owned content
  • keeping them up to date and audience appropriate
  • Working closely with the in-country stakeholders to deliver market appropriate translation
  • Performing other linguistic tasks as needed
  • Traveling domestically or internationally to other Meta offices and/or business sites as needed
Minimum Qualifications:

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  • 3+ years of experience in English-to-Japanese translation, product UI localization, linguistic reviews and translation quality management is required for monitoring the Japanese translation quality for our family of apps and long-form content, and making appropriate decisions for necessary changes to improve it
  • 3+ years of experience in English-to-Japanese translation, product UI localization, linguistic reviews and translation quality management is required for monitoring the Japanese translation quality for our family of apps and long-form content, and making appropriate decisions for necessary changes to improve it
  • Japanese language is required to communicate efficiently with our translation vendor teams, cross-functional teams, and occasionally, with our end-users in Japanese
  • Japanese language is required to communicate efficiently with our translation vendor teams, cross-functional teams, and occasionally, with our end-users in Japanese
  • Experience in creating and/or maintaining linguistic assets for Japanese translation (e.g. terminology, style guides etc.) is required for being able to guide our translation vendor teams and reviewers in ensuring consistency, accuracy and appropriateness of Japanese translation on the Meta family of apps
  • Experience in creating and/or maintaining linguistic assets for Japanese translation (e.g. terminology, style guides etc.) is required for being able to guide our translation vendor teams and reviewers in ensuring consistency, accuracy and appropriateness of Japanese translation on the Meta family of apps
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture, society and current trends is required to ensure that the tone and style of our Japanese translation is appropriate for millions of our end-users
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture, society and current trends is required to ensure that the tone and style of our Japanese translation is appropriate for millions of our end-users
  • Familiarity with CAT tools is required in order to perform the day-to-day work of translation and linguistic reviews
  • Familiarity with CAT tools is required in order to perform the day-to-day work of translation and linguistic reviews
  • Experience in localization of online and mobile products from English to Japanese is required to understand and detect the language-specific issues in product localization, and fix them by applying the right solutions
  • Experience in localization of online and mobile products from English to Japanese is required to understand and detect the language-specific issues in product localization, and fix them by applying the right solutions
  • Cross-functional experience working with engineers, product teams, regional stakeholders or clients is required to work effectively with cross-functional teams within Meta, and to help them detect and resolve language-specific issues in Japanese
  • Cross-functional experience working with engineers, product teams, regional stakeholders or clients is required to work effectively with cross-functional teams within Meta, and to help them detect and resolve language-specific issues in Japanese
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with CAT tools
  • Cross-functional experience working with engineers, product teams and regional stakeholders
  • Experience in localization of online and mobile products
  • Experience in AR, VR, smart home devices, or related technologies
  • Experience in hardware localization and testing
  • Experience in localization of gaming content
  • Experience in localization program and/or project management
  • Familiarity with digital marketing
About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Client-provided location(s): Singapore
Job ID: a1K2K00000905UqUAI
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Pension
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Founder led

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