Associate Producer (Chinese) – Mobile Games @ Crunchyroll - Culver City, CA

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2 months ago

Associate Producer (Chinese) – Mobile Games

Crunchyroll - Culver City, CA

Who We Are

We're a cast of characters working to shine a spotlight on anime. Crunchyroll is an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for fans through content (licensed, co-produced, originals, distribution), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more. Visit our About Us pages for more information about our collection of brands.

Location: Los Angeles

The intersection of media and technology is our sweet spot and we are fortunate to be headquartered at the epicenter of the creative economy - Los Angeles. This office houses many of our corporate functions and cross-functional teams tasked with creating exceptional experiences for our passionate communities.

Associate Producer (Chinese) – Mobile Games

As the Associate Producer (Chinese), this person will handle frontline communications with development teams for clear messaging on production and live operations of mobile games. This staff member will handle the life cycle of launched games as well as become a control tower for the titles they represent. They will also be charged with proofreading and approving localized content as well as communicating with the appropriate parties and vendors for said translations and keeping up with basic approval processes for assets and text.

Operational duties:

  • Developer communication
  • Cross functional internal communication with QA, CS, UA, Marketing, Operations, etc
  • Management of production schedules, in game events, notices, timelines, as well as other various and typical game operations tasks
  • Basic oversight of community / social media / customer service
  • Language Interpretation with external or overseas partners

Localization duties:

  • Translate and localize in-game text, user interface, and other game strings as needed
  • Manage quality and schedule of external localization vendors or by localization coordinators
  • Assist in planning localization projects and updating various localization process documents as projects are received and completed
  • Localize pitch documents and proposals to Asian developers and/or IP holders
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Fluency in Chinese and English
  • Project coordination skills
  • 1-2 years' work experience in video game development.
  • Understanding of the end-to-end localization process for games or software products
  • Excellent English written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to cultivate productive and positive relationships with external partners, managers, and peers
  • BA/BS or 2+ years equivalent work experience
  • Working knowledge of performance metrics, KPI, and basic reporting


  • You have hands-on experience with project set-up, assignment, and tracking for complex projects
  • Experience working with game development teams in Asia
  • Familiarity with Japanese animation properties and jargon
  • Experience working with intellectual properties and approval processes
  • Experience working with 3rd party and foreign developers from relevant territories
  • Experience in localization, preferably as a Project Manager within the gaming or software industry

Benefits: Los Angeles

  • Competitive salary
  • "Use What You Need" time away from work policy
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Support program for new parents
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers

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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with the content and experiences they love. In addition to free ad-supported and subscription premium content, Crunchyroll serves the anime community across events, theatrical, games, consumer products, collectibles and manga publishing.

Anime fans have access to one of the largest collections of licensed anime through Crunchyroll and translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts — top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast.

The Crunchyroll app is available on over 15 platforms, including all gaming consoles.

Crunchyroll, LLC is an independently operated joint venture between US-based Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Japan's Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., both subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.

Our Company Values

You'll see these in action if we're lucky enough to have you:

  • Courage - When we overcome fear, we enable our best selves.
  • Curiosity - We are curious, which is the gateway to empathy, inclusion, and understanding.
  • Service - We serve our community with humility, enabling joy and belonging for others.
  • Kaizen - We have a growth mindset committed to constant forward progress.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Crunchyroll. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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