Localization Language Manager Arabic MM359 – San Francisco, CA


About The Role

As a Language Manager for Arabic, you’ll work closely with our Product, Brand, Marketing, Regional and Operation teams to stay ahead of localizing content for product launches, marketing initiatives, and support releases. You’ll be the main point of contact to manage the work completed by external vendors, ensuring that they have the tools and coaching needed to deliver high-quality content. You’re not averse to localizing high-visibility content yourself, but you also understand the importance of scaling your efforts to meet the needs of the growing business.

What You’ll Do

  • Own and manage linguistic quality of digital & print assets from English into Arabic
  • Work with vendor resources to deliver localized content, handling high priority and high visibility content yourself
  • Dedicate time to perform LQAs of our apps & website
  • Use data to determine quality trends for your language and create action plans to address any systemic issues
  • Fix linguistic bugs and flag internationalization issues to the relevant product teams
  • Evangelize localization services with key stakeholders in both HQ and abroad
  • Continually update Style Guides and Glossaries for your language
  • Liaise between Company product teams and Localization Program Management to recommend best practices for internationally-friendly product design
  • Travel to the region twice yearly to develop and maintain relationships with regional stakeholders
  • Own quality for more than one language as you grow in the role

What You’ll Need

  • Professional fluency in Arabic
  • B.A. in Translation, Linguistics, or similar field of study
  • Minimum 3 years of localization experience, preferably in the tech industry
  • Experience using CAT tools (e.g. Smartling, WorldServer, Trados, Memsource, etc.)
  • Experience managing Translation Memories, Glossaries, and Style Guides
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about Our Company and our mission

Bonus Points If

  • Master’s Degree in related field

For more information contact Jeanne jsharpe@anzuglobal.com

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