Localization Specialist



Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

About Workato

Workato is the only integration and automation platform that is as simple as it is powerful — and because it’s built to power the largest enterprises, it is quite powerful.

Simultaneously, it’s a low-code/no-code platform. This empowers any user (dev/non-dev) to painlessly automate workflows across any apps and databases.

We’re proud to be named a leader by both Forrester and Gartner and trusted by 7,000+ of the world's top brands such as Box, Grab, Slack, and more. But what is most exciting is that this is only the beginning.

Why join us?

Ultimately, Workato believes in fostering a flexible, trust-oriented culture that empowers everyone to take full ownership of their roles. We are driven by innovation and looking for team players who want to actively build our company.

But, we also believe in balancing productivity with self-care. That’s why we offer all of our employees a vibrant and dynamic work environment along with a multitude of benefits they can enjoy inside and outside of their work lives.

If this sounds right up your alley, please submit an application. We look forward to getting to know you!

Also, feel free to check out why:

  • Business Insider named us an “enterprise startup to bet your career on”

  • Forbes’ Cloud 100 recognized us as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world

  • Deloitte Tech Fast 500 ranked us as the 17th fastest growing tech company in the Bay Area, and 96th in North America

  • Quartz ranked us the #1 best company for remote workers


Join us as a Japanese Localization Specialist and contribute to our SaaS success in the thriving Japanese market.

You will be responsible for adapting our software and services to cater to the unique needs of the Japanese market. Your expertise in cultural adaptation and ability to tailor globally standardised content to local Japanese audiences will ensure a seamless user experience for our Japanese customers, driving growth and success in the region.

In this role, you will:

  • Localize SaaS content and products to resonate with local C-Level Japanese audiences, maintaining cultural sensitivity and regional nuances.

  • Translate and review sales, marketing and technical materials from English to Japanese.

  • Conduct market research to understand Japanese user preferences and market trends, influencing localization strategies.

  • Execute rigorous quality control processes to validate the accuracy and appropriateness of localized content, ensuring a seamless user experience.


Qualifications / Experience

  • Language Proficiency: Native-level fluency in Japanese and excellent command of English.

  • Localization Experience: Prior experience in SaaS localization or related fields.

  • Cultural Knowledge: In-depth understanding of Japanese culture and market dynamics.

  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous approach to deliver high-quality localized content.

  • Team Player: Collaborative skills to work in a SaaS cross-functional environment.