Japanese Language Specialist

London, England, United Kingdom · Localization · Localization


Ever wanted to help build and improve a product that actually helps people do useful things? Here at Memrise we’re building the world’s most joyful language learning app, and you could be a part of it! We already have well over 15 million users, loads of accolades like Google Play App of the Year 2015 and 2016, as well as Self-Improvement App of 2016, and we have massive plans to scale and improve online and mobile learning for everyone.

We are looking for a native Japanese linguist with experience in language teaching, translation and localisation. The process may take a while, so please bear with us!

Scope of work:

  1. Translation/transcreation of web and in-app strings and marketing material
  2. Localisation testing
  3. Proofreading
  4. Language learning content creation for users learning Japanese
  5. Language learning content creation for Japanese users learning other languages
  6. Localised support for Japanese users


You will preferably be all of the following:

This role can be either part time or full-time so please speicfy your preference when applying.


Healthcare and pension, with a number of discounts and cashback on important stuff like Gym membership, opticians and dentists' fees. Fresh fruit; coffee and soft drinks. We keep you fuelled with a wide ever-changing variety of healthy and unhealthy snacks, breakfast materials and weekly team lunches. We have frequent team expeditions, the last one being a lovely canal cruise in the summer sunshine! We run a cycle to work scheme and a selection of useful perks and benefits.

You'll get to work the people in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wORv8J1n0y8

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