Apr 6

Job: Bilingual Production Coordinator – Capcom (San Francisco, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Bilingual Production Coordinator 
Posted by:
San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Temporary to RFT

Thanks to JET alum Laura Jacob (Chiba-ken) for the following job opening at her company:


Position Summary

Capcom is looking for a Translator/Production Coordinator with a passion for video games to join our team. We’re a dedicated, hard-working group that loves what we do and loves the brands we get to work on.

The Translator/Production Coordinator will assist the Associate Producer to facilitate internal and external communication regarding both game production and marketing tasks. Specific tasks include the translation of e-mails, documents, and materials as well as providing interpretation services during video conferences and face to face meetings. Translation and interpretation are provided in both directions (i.e. – Japanese to English and English to Japanese).


The below duties will be performed in relation to game production and product management:

  • Act as liaison between multiple subsidiaries of Capcom (CJ, CEE, etc.), coordinating and facilitating in order to form a bridge that streamlines the workflow and communication between parties.
  • Translation of e-mail correspondence and related development/marketing materials.
  • Interpretation at video conferences and face to face meetings with internal and external parties.
  • Interpretation at promotional events and industry trade shows as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and adaptable personality.
  • Proactive, well-organized planner that can work independently to set schedules and manage multiple deadlines at any time.
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude that thrives on collaboration and contribution.
  • Adaptable and solution-oriented in high-stress situations.

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Japanese Language Proficiency Level 1 Certification (or equivalent)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in translation and interpretation in both directions in Japanese and English
  • Knowledge of and interest in the video game industry, including industry specific terminology in both languages
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.)
  • The ability to multitask and to manage multiple projects at once with competing levels of priority
  • Familiarity with Japanese business practices and culture
  • Strong familiarity with Capcom brands preferred. Familiarity with fighting games a plus.

Licenses, Certificates and Other


Physical Demands

(Performance of the essential duties of this position includes the following physical demands and/or working conditions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Some travel may be required, primarily domestic with possible international trips.
  • Standing for long periods of time may be required
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Additional work hours may be involved – willing to work overtime into the evening and on weekends, if needed

Application Process: https://uscareers-capcom.icims.com/jobs/2312/bilingual-production-coordinator/login

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