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Project Manager (Translation and Localization)

Full time Scriptis in IT | Telecommunications
  • Pennsylvania, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: July 7, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 6, 2020
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Mid-Senior level
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage and deliver high-quality translations in accordance with clients’ specifications
  • Track and coordinate active projects and costs with clients and freelancers
  • Contract with appropriate translation resources and other vendors
  • Perform quality control reviews and prepare final product for delivery
  • Manage client, vendor and freelancer expectations
  • Perform customer follow up reviews
  • Prepare billing data for accounting
  • Maintain the database of translation resources
  • Maintain translation memories and glossaries
  • Produce regular and timely status reports for internal and external use.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Provide back-up to other members of the team.
  • Keep up with language industry changes
  • Propose improved work processes
  • Test and implement new technology tools
  • Troubleshoot client and supplier issues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in translation or related discipline and 2+ years relevant work experience in project management/coordination; Master’s Degree a plus
  • 3+ years of professional translation/localization experience
  • Native or near-native English speaker with fluency in Spanish and/or Asian or Middle Eastern language
  • Advertising agency/marketing/creative services or web development agency experience is a big plus
  • Experienced with Computer-Aided-Translation Tools (TRADOS/SDL, MemoQ, smartcat, WordFast or other), and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent writing, copy/editing skills, and general communications skills
  • Superior organizational ability
  • Ability to learn new technology tools at a fast pace, using self-tutoring and peer-learning
  • Creative problem-solver

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge and appreciation of international business operations
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to foreign cultures
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software helpful
  • Knowledge of programming tools for web and online development helpful

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