localization Project Manager

Full time Lionbridge in IT | Telecommunications
  • Cupertino, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: November 20, 2019
  • Apply Before : January 3, 2020
  • Salary: Negotiable
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  • Experience Level Mid-Senior level
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description

Localization Project Manager

We are looking for a skilled Localization Project Manager to join ourLocalization team on afull-time, temporarybasis. You will work closely with external partners to deliver high-quality localized content to a variety of thebusiness units. The candidate will be required to work onsite in South San Francisco Bay area,California.

To succeed in this role, you will need a minimum of2 years’ hands-on experience as a Localization Project Coordinator or Localization Project Manager.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • We view candidates with both Vendor and Client side experience favorably.
  • Specific Project Management tasks include: project scope identification, file organizing/processing in SDL WorldServer, vendor allocation, vendor Q&A, and various project-related administrative tasks.
  • Support other Project Managerswith daily project tasks.
  • Assess and execute localization requests submitted by the business teams.
  • Analyze requirements and supporting reference material – clearly communicate the same to localization vendors.
  • Create and process translation projects in WorldServer.
  • Ensure completion of all project-driven administrative processes.
  • Manage schedule challenges, query cycles, and Linguistic QA to ensure successful delivery to our clients.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to resolve questions or conflicts related to source file discrepancies, terminology, language quality and workflow.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of localization file formats (HTML, XML, etc.) is required.
  • Knowledge of iWork for DTP, preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal).
  • Proficiency in another language other than English, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously andin a fast-paced environment.
  • High attention to detail, efficient time-management and strong organizational skills.
  • A strong sense of teamwork and the ability to build good relationships.

Education and/or Experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalentcombination of education and relevant work experience may be substituted.
  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on Localization Project Management experience required, including all steps in the project Localization process.
  • Solid experience managing the localization of web content and software, required.
  • Solid experience managing LQA as well as SME review implementation, required.
  • Experience with computer aided translation (CAT)tools is required; experience with SDL WorldServer is strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of localization best practices and familiarity with typical “gotchas” involved with localization.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively mitigating issues.

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