Music Content Specialist - Japanese (Tokyo)

WeLocalize team


Welocalize is seeking individuals that has a passion for popular music and the artists who drive the craft. We are looking for candidates who can be involved in transcribing lyrical content in their target language in line with project and industry priorities. It is your role to evaluate the quality of both internal and external partner content to ensure the quality and standards of the finished products before they reach the user. We are looking for candidates with strong music, lyrics, metadata, data analyst, translation backgrounds. In this role you will be responsible of analyzing Music Lyrics Content - transcribing lyrics, proofreading/editing/QC-ing lyrics and analyzing music/artist metadata. Excellent linguistic skills, music knowledge. You will need passion for technology and a will to question the current workflows with the mindset to improve tools and processes.
Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following;
Lyrics -
  • Transcribe lyrics for high priority content.
  • Verify lyric accuracy on content sourced from partners, ensuring it meets the provided standards.
  • Maintain time-sync coverage for top 80% of plays.
Music Curation -
  • Polish top albums in local market each week.
  • Polish albums / tracks featured in campaigns.
  • Maintain polishing coverage for top 80% of plays.
  • Make edits to metadata when needed.
Artist Curation -
  • Curate top artist in local market each week.
  • Polish artist pages featured in campaigns.
  • Make edits to metadata when needed.
This position may be exposed to content that could be construed as offensive, including but not limited to sexual, health related, racial or violent.


  • Knowledgeable in artist discography Passionate about music and media and well-versed in pop culture and music history.
  • Highly detail-oriented and feel comfortable multitasking and working in a dynamic environment while maintaining the quality and quantity of their work.
  • Candidates having any linguistic background / previous experience transcribing lyrics will be a plus.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Must be currently located in Japan.
  • Confident and collected disposition while performing under time constraints.
  • Ambitious individuals who work well both independently and with a team.
  • Proficiency in English is a must.
  • Focused, upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude.
  • Thorough knowledge of macOS is preferred.
  • Experience and Education: Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with music, metadata, and content management (preferred).

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Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 250,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our people work across offices in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them. • Global team of 2,100+ • Offices in North America, Europe and Asia • Quality Certifications: ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO 17100:2015, ISO 13485:2016, ISO 18587:2017 • Accredited professional translators and interpreters for 250+ languages

Job Details

Posted on Nov 9

Tokyo, Japan

Full time