German Localisation Specialist

Role: German Localisation Specialist

Team: Localisation

Location: Chatham

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.

To help achieve this vision, we are looking to recruit a German Localisation Specialist to join a team assisting with translation and quality control of localised game assets and other material, ensuring our passionate fans across the world get the best experience possible.

Dovetail Games is growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge Unreal 4 Engine technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One.


  • Translating from English into German across all our game releases and marketing content
  • Coordination of resources in MemoQ and Excel for the project setup on MemoQ
  • Provide feedback on the localisation schedule
  • Check localised files for consistency in style and terminology
  • Glossary and Translation Memory creation and maintenance
  • Create and update reference documentation for an internal knowledge base
  • Create and update internal training material in localisation and CAT tool use (MemoQ)
  • Localisation testing, reviewing localised content
  • Working occasionally on local support, marketing and other department requests/enquiries
  • Reviewing any linguistic related bugs, flaws and issues, and providing solutions using bug tracking system (Jira).

What we look for in you

  • Native German speaker
  • Fluent in English
  • Translation and Localisation experience, ideally within video games, MA or BA in translation is beneficial
  • Strong experience using CAT tools and MS Excel, experience using MemoQ is beneficial
  • A keen interest in games and how they are made
  • A strong self-starter who wants to represent the quality of our games in German
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

Why work for us?

  • Developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • 23 days holiday + 8 days statutory holiday
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Pension scheme
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Regular social and sporting activities
  • Shopping Discount Scheme