Localization Specialist/Producer

Austin
Contract
Operations & Production
Texas
United States

Our Fortune 100 client is looking for a Localization Producer.  You will closely collaborate with partners across Engineering, QA, Design, Product, Marketing, Legal, and more. The right mix of linguistic, technical, and interpersonal skills is the key to success in leading localization and QA efforts in up to 40 languages simultaneously. This is a hands-on role leading UI features localization efforts through the software development lifecycle from gathering final copy, getting it translated and reviewed, then tested in-context including various rounds of bug fixes and escalations to appropriate teams for resolution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • End-to-end planning and management of localization projects to ensure timely deliveries of UI features with the highest quality. This process includes adhering to exacting security and confidentiality requirements while collaborating with both external and internal partners.
  • Supervising translation and QA tasks prioritization, responsible for creating detailed localization requirement documents such as project planner and test plans which are implemented first-hand before handing off to our LQA testers to complete at scale.
  • Collaboration across localization teams to create and maintain glossaries and reference materials in up to 40 languages to ensure consistency across our ecosystem (software, marketing, support…).
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones to identify the best localization strategies around new and current brands.
  • Contribution to project kick-offs and quality analysis meetings by communicating project timelines, resources and risk management, content needs for validation, on-device testing and localization sign-off across multiple platforms.
  • Tracking, addressing, and raising issues while proactively managing risk and effectively communicating status throughout the development cycles.
  • Acting as the primary point of escalation for queries from translators, testers, and localization peers. Providing them with ongoing localization QA support and feedback.
  • Implement and foster globalization/internationalization/ localization best practices.

PREFERRED SKILLSETS

  • Strong familiarity with iOS ecosystem (hardware, software and services)
  • Sufficient understanding of software development lifecycle 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with an ability to see the big picture and to handle some ambiguity

For more information contact Jeanne [email protected]

We offer a referral bonus if you refer a colleague who is hired.  Anzu Global is also actively seeking candidates with experience in Artificial Intelligence AI, Natural Language Processing NLP, Machine Learning ML, and Computational Linguistics.

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