Asia Pacific / Japan / / Tokyo


#: 79682-en_US / 79682



Editor – 79682

Gracenote – Japan Tokyo, Tokyo 


Expect to create, organize and enhance metadata: both for currently airing TV programs, as well as maintaining a permanent library of TV program data. Proactively research information for TV and Movies assets. Work as an expert editor on our content team, adding descriptive metadata (like genres and keywords) to film and TV programs which will be used to create recommendation solutions.

  • Create or edit database information for movies, TV shows, sports and other entertainment events for the Japanese market.
  • Follow in-house reports to correct or enhance overall data.
  • Translate English to Japanese; Japanese to English.
  • Quickly transform content from one language to another and keep the subtlety in the translated language; translate English to Japanese; Japanese to English.
  • Follow the editorial process and global content standard to translate descriptors from English to Japanese and vice versa 
  • Write and rewrite synopsis for movies, shows and episodes both in Japanese and English.
  • Investigate, confirm and document questionable program content through research.
  • Maintain accurate database information and provide updating of outdated information.
  • Ensure the accuracy of database information and authenticity of program information.
  • Ensure timely delivery of accurate and reliable information.
  • Tagging film and TV projects with a variety of keywords describing mood, theme, scenario, etc…
  • Analyzes, develops and recommends solutions for editorial, procedural, and operational needs to ensure the accuracy of descriptors.
  • Providing feedback to optimize the editorial tool and work with the Taxonomy team to create a robust system for video descriptors
  • Work efficiently within time constraints in order to meet weekly and monthly requirements
  • Being prepared to deal with changing requirements in a given day to meet the needs of the other teams and the tool and work with a team of other editors to effectively accomplish team goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the management team.


  • Native level Japanese, minimum conversational to business level English (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Passionate about film and television and avid follower of Japanese shows and movies 
  • Ability to translate from English to Japanese; Japanese to English. 
  • Able to understand translation concerns for the region (cultural sensitivity towards certain words, sentences, concepts) 
  • Strong research, rephrasing and rewriting skills 
  • A clear understanding of film and television content and a strong understanding of the entertainment ecosystems 
  • Comfortable with MS office tools, Google Suite and web applications
  • Able to perform factual checks using standard reference sources 
  • Effective organizational, grammatical, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Keyboarding skills.
  • Good judgment and interpersonal skills.  
  • Exhibit strong attention to detail and possess the ability to focus and self-motivate



Open to fresh graduates






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Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Tokyo,Tokyo 

Travel:  No