This is a very exciting opportunity with a Fortune 100 internet company currently in need of a Japanese Bilingual Data Specialist. You will be adding to, editing and merging data in a large database of international topics. Your focus will be on a variety of categories including popular culture and media. You will use a variety of online tools for data entry and analysis, including quality assurance for word-level translations (Japanese to English, English to Japanese).
This project requires freelancer candidates who can commit to 40 hours/week availability, you can manage your time at your convenience and work in your timezone.
As a Bilingual Data Specialist your responsibilities are:
Add to, edit and merge data based on instructions that will be provided
Analyze multiple information sources to resolve factual discrepancies
Engage in online discussion with colleagues on best practices
Ensure quality of data in the database
University degree or equivalent. In lieu of a degree, 4 years of experience working with English and Japanese languages in a business environment will suffice
Native in Japanese
Highly proficient in reading and writing English and Japanese
Proficient in English to Japanese and Japanese to English translation at the word/character level Advanced internet research skills
2 years of relevant experience in business or translation in Japanese and English
Degree in a technical field
Quick learner with creative problem-solving and analytical skills
Candidates must complete the following tests:
Elance English Grammar
Elance English Language
Please answer the following questions on your cover letter and attach a CV:
Please re-confirm your level of English - Basic, Conversational, Fluent, or Native/Mother tongue
If Native/Mother tongue, please specify whether English is the language you learned at birth or if it was a secondary language you learned
Please re-confirm your level of Japanese - Basic, Conversational, Fluent or Native/Mother tongue
If Native/Mother tongue please specify whether Japanese is the language you learned at birth or if it was a secondary language you learned.
How many hours are you available weekly?
What are your other regular weekly commitments for work and/or school and how much time do those commitments take?
If you have other projects at Elance; how many are currently active and is there a due date for the ones that are active?
After reading the description how long do you see yourself in this kind of assignment? Less than 3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, or more than 12 months?
The selection and screening process requires potential candidates to undergo a series of online evaluations to gauge their fit for the freelancer position. Upon successful completion of the evaluation exercises and interviews with us, an offer will be made.
Please make sure you answer the questions above, attach a CV and take the necessary Elance tests so your application won't be marked as spam, or be declined