Korean Speaking Senior Product Sub-Editor

Job title: Korean Speaking Senior Product Sub-Editor
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: HK_JPC_001324[951]
Contact details: Daisy Leung
Contact email:
Job published: 15 days ago


Our client, a fast growing luxury fashion ecommerce company, is looking for a Korean Speaking Senior Product Sub-Editor.


  • Sub-edit previously translated Korean product descriptions, titles and size and fit details to the highest standards of accuracy
  • Ensure that all Korean-language product copy reflects same tone of voices, checking accuracy, grammar, consistency and ensuring house style is maintained
  • Work closely with English-language editors to ensure that any style changes or amendments are aligned across both sites
  • Provide regular feedback to external translations company
  • Conduct and coordinate regular audits across the site
  • Help to continually develop the team’s brand knowledge and inspire junior sub-editors with regular feedback, workshops, trainings and trend research
  • Ensure all size, fit and care information is communicated in a way that is as clear and concise as possible
  • Complete a final check once the product is live, amending if necessary
  • Book, train and support freelance Korean sub editors as and when required
  • Support the studio manager, editorial and marketing team with any ad-hoc requests
  • Meet daily upload targets and be measured both on volumes and content accuracy and quality
  • Complete any other related duties as reasonably requested


  • Native Korean speaker, with in-depth local knowledge and background in fashion
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Solid experience as Korean-language translator or sub-editor in either a digital or fashion environment, especially translating English content to Korean
  • Good in CMS, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent written Korean and English with a flair for short & sharp copy
  • Sound knowledge of fashion, designers, brands and eCommerce, with a focus on the Korean market
  • Deadline-dependent production workflow, flexible, fast-paced digital environment, leadership potential



  • Double pay
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Medical insurance (including dental)
  • Life insurance
  • Inclusive holiday
  • Staff discount
  • AL 15days up
  • 5days (Mon-Fri)
  • Remote office (work from home)


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