Associate Translator, Japan

Location : Tokyo, Japan (Cactus Communications K.K. 4F, TUG-I Building, 2-4-1 Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0061, Japan)


Who we are and what we do

CACTUS ( provides top-notch communication solutions like academic and scientific editing, translation, publication support, English language workshops, transcription to authors, researchers, universities, labs, hospitals and organizations worldwide. Our services are specifically designed to help English Second Language (ESL) authors succeed while communicating in English.

With offices in South Korea, US, Japan, India, Singapore and China, our team has worked on 700,000+ documents for 175,000+ customers across 164+ countries in the last 15 years.

Editage ( / is CACTUS’ flagship brand that provides these services. Editage is one of top three brands in this space worldwide.


Your responsibilities

  • Provide high-quality translation of documents (mostly, research papers) from Japanese to English and vice versa
  • Perform a quality review on documents translated by other translators
  • Respond to client queries post delivery
  • Work with the Quality Manager in resolving customer dissatisfaction cases and providing strong solutions to ensure customer delight
  • Work with other teams (such as customer service and editing teams), based on the requirement of the client’s project


Desired skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (any discipline). Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Translation is preferred
  • 5+ years’ as a translator or translation expert for Japanese to English Translation
  • Strong English language skills
  • Excellent customer focus
  • Strong focus on quality and timeliness
  • Good communication skills (e-mail and verbal)
  • In-depth understanding of requirements of a typical translation customer’s requirements


What's in it for you

  • Global Exposure: work in a global organization and interact with colleagues from different nationalities
  • Culture: work in a young organization with employee friendly culture and polices. We balance work and fun at CACTUS. Cactizens are driven, smart and friendly.
  • Benefits: take home a competitive salary which includes an annual performance based bonus. You are also eligible for additional benefits like retirement allowance, annual health check up.

Job location: 
Tokyo, Japan

Application process

Test followed by two or three rounds of interviews

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
510 Shalimar Morya Park Off Link Road, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400-053, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
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