Super transcreators are as rare as unicorns. They need to understand marketing and copywriting, have deep knowledge of two languages and cultures, and write beautifully. Whether you’re a natural talent or want to hone your skills, here are a few tips and resources that may help.
People unfamiliar with Supertext’s MO are often bewildered by the somewhat ambitious-sounding title of “Language Manager”. What exactly do our language managers do and what sets them apart from project managers? And, most importantly, what advantages do they offer on a highly competitive translation market?
Millions of gamers play PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) on Steam, on mobile, on Xbox – and now on PlayStation. With this important launch planned for the end of 2018, PUBG sought out a creative translation agency that could help the game reach its audience in more than 20 countries. And found Supertext right in its neighborhood.
Video game localization can be simultaneously entertaining and infuriating. Who can forget the “All your base are belong to us.” fail? There are many pitfalls to localizing games but hiring the right team of professionals, starting with the translators on the front line, is a good start. So what makes a super team?