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Localization Specialist (Mobile)

Localization | El Segundo, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Nexon

Nexon, a world leader in online games, is building a workplace based on mutual respect, good humor, and the pursuit of excellence because we believe that great games can only be built by amazing people. Our vision is to create high-quality, innovative online games that create unforgettable experiences for players around the world.

Nexon America is a leader in online gaming and award-winning publisher of renowned MMORPGs MapleStory, Mabinogi and Vindictus, which have gone on to break records and captivate players, and the company was recognized as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company in February 2021. With new projects on the horizon, Nexon America maintains the pioneering and innovative spirit of its parent company, Nexon, employing its player-first approach, while designing the best possible gameplay experiences for the western market.

Job Description

The Localization Specialist is responsible for translating and localizing all existing and new Nexon mobile games. He/she is also expected to perform content-related research on game updates and provide explanations on the original Korean content’s tone and style to his/her assigned project group. This position also requires providing interpretations for video conferences, teleconferences, and meetings between Korea and the U.S. that include executives or deals with confidential information as needed.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Translate and localize in-game text, user interface, and other game strings.

  • Review and provide linguistic feedback to a translation done by localization vendors or by Localization Coordinators as needed.

  • Assist his/her PM in planning each localization project and updating various localization process documents as projects are received and completed.

  • Perform content-related research on software products and provide explanations on the original Korean content’s tone and style to his/her project group.

  • Provide interpretation support for video conferences, teleconferences, and meetings between Korea and the U.S. that include executives or deal with highly technical IT related and confidential information.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Experience 

  •  3 – 4 years of related  work experience

  • 2+ years of game localization experience

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Creative writing techniques preferred


  • Fluency in Korean and English

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Project coordination skills

Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time.

Nexon’s benefits and perks:

We offer medical, dental and vision plans for you, your spouse or domestic partner and your children.  Employees who enroll in the high deductible health plan receive an annual employer contribution to a health savings account and company paid hospital indemnity benefits.  We also provide company paid life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability benefits as well as access to voluntary life and AD&D for yourself and your dependents, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan with a company match, and pet insurance.  Nexies are encouraged to take advantage of our monthly wellness credit, participate in lunchtime yoga, and enroll in language classes.  We host bi-monthly catered lunches, monthly happy hours, and maintain a well-stocked snack bar.  To help you maintain a good work life balance, we offer paid time off, sick days, company holidays, and a year-end break. 

Nexon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.