Linguistic Project Coordinator - Japanese Team (M/F)

Tokyo, Japan | Linguistic coordination | Full-time


Datawords has pioneered a new discipline, e-Multiculturalism, which enables the major brands and leading e-commerce players that make up its client base to accelerate their international expansion.

Datawords has developed unique know-how and expertise in the adaptation, localization and multilingual management of digital content. Where the semantic and the technical meet, the agency gets involved at all levels of multilingual digital production to ensure that the international roll-out of a brand’s digital marketing is managed in a pertinent and synchronized manner, for optimal results.

Today, Datawords has 500 employees, representing about forty nationalities and over fifty languages. The company has established offices in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, the United States, the Philippines, Spain, Italy and, most recently, China and Canada. As a fast-growing company with a strong identity, Datawords can offer candidates with a keen interest in new technologies and multiculturalism a unique opportunity to play a part in shaping the Web, taking full account of its multiple international implications.

To keep pace with technological developments in the field and face up to its increasing challenges through constant innovation, Datawords is looking for an:


Linguistic Project Coordinator - Japanese Team 

Japanese Native-Speaker Level Required


For one of our major key accounts, specialized in the field of fashion, Datawords is seeking a new team member for the position of Linguistic Project Coordinator.

Reporting to the Main Linguistic Project Manager based in Italy, you will work in international environment being in charge of the coordination of the production in our French office: 

  • Training and quality follow-up of the linguistic service-providers involved in the project,
  • Linguistic Project Management: translation dispatch, timelines and quality follow-up,
  • Proofreading, rewriting, and individual feedbacks to the service-providers,
  • Translation Memories and Term Bases management.



  • Working languages: native level in Japanese, English skills as high as TOEIC 850 or more,
  • Good editorial skills in Japanese and knowledge of the fashion field,
  • Excellent knowledge of office tools (office suite) required, computer savvy,
  • Great adaptability: appreciation for a young and multicultural work environment,
  • Strong work ethic, team player, dedicated to see challenging projects through to completion.



  • Knowledge of Trados or other CAT tools will be a plus.
  • Prior experience in translation industry is preferred.



  • Job based in Levallois-Perret, France (Paris, metro line 3), vacancy starting ASAP
  • Full-time position, 35h a week
  • 1-year fixed term contract (with possible extension to a long term contract)
  • Salary depending on experience