Recurring Japanese to English MTPE project for a Large Entertainment Group

We have got an exciting opportunity to work with a multinational mass media and entertainment group.

Project Details:

Language Pair: Japanese to English

Workflow: Machine Translation + Post Editing

Content: News of the group (mass media/ entertainment industry)

This is a daily mission from Monday to Friday. Client will select 2 – 3 key news as well as 2 – 3 key industry news from daily news clippings every morning and will send the clippings over to you between 9:30-10:30 JST for Japanese to English translation. Turnaround time is two hours in total to deliver English translation for the 4 – 6 articles (around 1,200 characters).

Project requirements:

Daily commitment from 9:30am JST (8:30am HKT) for translation of at most 6 articles per day

Turnaround time is two hours for 4 – 6 articles (around 1,200 characters)

30 mins after delivery is reserved for minor revisions or questions from the client

Anything over 20,000 characters per month will be paid USD0.06 per word

There is a 30-day notice period from either party

In terms of fees, we propose an attractive monthly retainer fee for a maximum of 20,000 characters. This breaks down to around 1,000 characters per day (Mon-Fri).

If you have more than 5 years of experience translating/ post-editing Japanese to English content for mass media/ entertainment group/ hospitality, please reply to this post.