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GameTomo
OVERVIEW
Address
Tokyo, Japan
Website
http://gametomo.co.jp
Industry
Video Game Localization
# of Employees
employees
COMPANY DETAILS
Who are we?

Two recent graduates of the University of Oxford have formed a startup company in the Japanese gaming market. The company, GameTomo, is identifying successful new games and then arranging for their “localization” for the Japanese market.


What do we do?

GameTomo’s goal is to localize, promote and distribute games developed by foreign-based indie software developers in the US and other countries. These English-language games have already proven to be successful in the global market and are compatible with PC/Mac, smartphones and game consoles.


JOB LISTINGS
  • Other・Tokyo, Japan
    Full Time
    Video Game Localization・Tokyo, Japan・Full Time
    Languages
    Englishbusiness
    Japanesebusiness
    Description

    GameTomo, a new startup in the Japanese gaming market is recruiting for an Administrative/Marketing Associate. GameTomo is bringing new games to the Japanese gaming market. Presently the company is recruiting for an administrative and marketing associate whose principal role as an office manager is to handle the administrative functions of the company.

    When not engaged in administrative activities, the Associate will help support the Director of Marketing in the promotion and sales of the company’s games.

    Requirements

    Required Experience/Skills:

    1. High fluency in both English and Japanese (business level)
    2. Experience in accounting (receivables, payables, payroll, facilities, personnel/HR)

    Preferred experience/Skills:

    1. Experience handling administrative tasks for a small/medium-size company
    2. Experience with computer-based administrative office applications (e.g. Quickbooks) and/or Excel is highly desirable
    3. Some marketing experience would be beneficial
    4. Experience and/or interest in the gaming industry is also a plus
    Benefits

    What we offer:

    1. Ability to be part of a startup company in the gaming industry alongside employees with very diverse backgrounds

    2. Opportunity to enhance accounting/marketing skills through on-the-job tasks

    3. Ability to secure a 1-year full-time contract that is extendable, based on job performance (working hours/days per week are negotiable)

    4. Competitive salary for an administrative/marketing associate position within the industry

    5. Opportunity to test/play exciting/entertaining games before they enter the market

  • Other・Tokyo, Japan
    Full Time
    Video Game Localization・Tokyo, Japan・Full Time
    Languages
    Englishconversation
    Japanesebusiness
    Description

    GameTomo, a new startup in the Japanese gaming market, is recruiting for a Localization Engineer.

    Responsibilities are as follows:

    (1) Overseeing and/or working on the localization, customization and improvement of existing code and possibly new project code.

    (2) Interacting with other teams and partners.

    (3) Collaborating with other GameTomo staff and outside company staff to create and improve GameTomo projects.

    (4) Participating in evaluating new games and related projects.

    (5) Researching issues related to game engines (including Unreal and Unity), porting existing games to other platforms, feature enhancements and localization.

    (6) Other assignments may be given that rely on employee’s skills and experience.

    Requirements

    Candidates should have a degree in computer science or a related discipline. They should also have worked on the localization of games and or business applications for the Japanese market. Coding experience with C++, Unity, and/or the Unreal Engine is highly desirable.

    Benefits

    What we offer:

    1. Ability to be part of a startup company in the gaming industry alongside employees with very diverse backgrounds

    2. Ability to secure a 1-year full-time contract that is extendable, based on job performance (working hours/days per week are negotiable)

    3. Opportunity to test/play exciting and entertaining games before they enter the market