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German speaking Video Games Tester Full Time

at Pole To Win UK Limited Glasgow in Glasgow (Published at 06-01-2021)

German QA Localisation Tester & Translator

Glasgow, Home-Working, from Glasgow

Weekdays: 0800-1700.

Shift availability: 3, 4 or 5 days per week.

No weekend or evening working.

Students welcome.

QA Localisation testing involves performing language checks on a range of yet-to-be-released games for a variety of platforms including PC, Xbox One, PS4, Wii, PS Vita, DS, Switch, VR, and various mobile and tablet devices. You would be working on top gaming titles for some of the biggest publishers in the World.

As one of our QA Localisation Testers, you will be the very first person to see the localised game in its entirety - translated text, images, and the rest of the user interface altogether. You?ll get to experience the project in the way it will be consumed by the end users. You will work in a multilingual project team, ensuring that game is free from grammatical errors, cultural inconsistencies and ultimately ensuring that the game is accurately localised into the target language.

Candidates with previous translation, proofreading, copywriting or linguistic experience and those with a passion for languages, culture, or gaming would also be interested in this position

What you?ll be doing

  • Working in a project team consisting of many colleagues from around the world.
  • Identifying and correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other language errors.
  • Ensuring console manufacturer guidelines are adhered to.
  • Logging details of errors/issues found and providing suggestions for improvements.

What we?re looking for

  • Native-level fluency in the language you are applying for, and English.
  • Strong cultural understanding of the language you are applying for.
  • Computer literacy - particularly with Excel.
  • Robust Internet research skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely and collaborate with project team teams.
  • Must have their own broadband with a direct connection to the router.
  • A separate and private working area.
  • Must live within 10 miles of our studio in Glasgow.
  • Be able to provide evidence of your Right to Work in the UK.

Who we are

PTW is a video game services company that supports video game developers and publishers through outsourced production services. We started 25 years ago and since then, have grown exponentially year-on-year to where we are today. Our history is in gaming, and we are gamers at heart. In our time within the games industry, we have worked on over 1500 titles across all genres and all platforms, including 8 out of the past 10 Game-Of-The-Year-winning titles.

We have grown rapidly over the past few years and now have 35 sites spanning the globe. The PTW umbrella of companies includes SIDE and Orange Rock. SIDE works at the cutting edge of interactive media as a provider of audio services for the global entertainment market. Orange Rock is our in-house game and product development studio.

Welcome to PTW.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Fixed term, Temporary, Freelance, Temp to perm, Zero hours, Graduate


  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness programmes
  • Work from home


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • German (Required)

Flexible Working Options Available:

  • Flexitime
  • Work from home

Work remotely:

  • Yes

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