More than 6 months –
30+ hrs/week –
Japanese Research & Data Entry Specialist (40 hours/week)
A notable internet company, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, currently needs 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 topics 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 candidates who can commit to 40 hours/week availability. The selection and screening process requires potential candidates to undergo a series of online evaluations to gauge their fit for the position. Upon successful completion of the evaluation exercises and interviews with us, an offer will be made at a competitive rate.
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
2 years of relevant experience in business or translation in Japanese and English
Degree in a technical field
Advanced internet research skills
Quick learner with creative problem-solving and analytical skills
Translation experience a plus
We also need you to have completed the following tests:
oDesk US English Basic Skill Test
oDesk Readiness Test
Please answer the following questions on your cover letter and attach a CV:
• 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 odesk; how many are currently active and is there a due date for the ones that are active?
• 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 position. Upon successful completion of the evaluation exercises and interviews with us, an offer will be ...