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Japanese Language Specialist (9285891)

Facebook is available in more than 100 languages. 82% of our users are from outside North America and we continue to expand internationally. Excited? Come join a great team and help us to be truly global!


Facebook seeks an experienced Japanese Language Specialist who has translation or localization background. If you have excellent translating, reviewing and communication skills, this role could be perfect for you. This is an on-site full-time contract position, based in Menlo Park, California.





  • Translate and/or review Facebook content
  • Perform localization testing to identify linguistic and functional issues
  • Provide TM maintenance
  • Process linguistic feedback tasks
  • Triage and process linguistic queries
  • Provide linguistic arbitration
  • Communicate with vendors
  • Perform other linguistic tasks as needed

Minimum Qualifications


  • 100% native fluency in ja_JP and near-native fluency in English.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in translation from English.
  • Familiarity with relevant culture and trends.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience in the social media and mobile space is a plus.
  • Familiarity with computer aided translation (CAT) tools is desirable.
  • Degree in Translation Studies, Linguistics, Communications, Journalism or similar is desirable.
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