Senior Localization Manager - Bilingual in Montreal at Volt

Date Posted: 3/3/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Localization Manager (Bilingual in French & English)

Term: Direct Permanent Placement opportunity

Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions

Client: Client is in the Gaming Industry

Salary: $80-95k/year Depending on Experience

Location: Montreal, QC H3B 2V6

We are looking to hire a Bilingual Senior localization expert that handled localization projects and managed large teams on big projects for our Client in the Gaming Industry. Someone who can run localization services, evaluate spaces, and headcount budgets. This role will be reporting to the Vice President. 

    General Sr. Manager Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Assist test and Localization managers in scoping, proposal writing and test planning.
    • Help create, maintain and lead execution of test, Localization, and Translation plans/passes/scripts to be performed by teams.
    • Assist managers and project leads in project evaluation/post mortem process
    • Any other needed duties as this role evolves

    Managers' main Requirements:

    • A candidate who can go beyond delivering projects
    • Able to lead 5 managers reporting to you as the Sr. Localization Mgr.
    • Bilingual in French and English 

    Job Requirements:

    • 7+ years’ experience in Localization delivery
    • 3+ years’ experience in management of cross service Localization projects
    • Proven record of managing large, internal Localization QA teams and in country translation specialists
    • Financial Acumen
    • Experience with creating Budgets and Budget process
    • Experience in managing service line P&L up to $10M
    • Strong experience in multilingual translation delivery management
    • Knowledge of localization engineering, internationalization and cultural review a definite asset
    • Able to define process and drive strategy for the department
    • Knowledge of games localization.
    • Experience with Mobile, Console and PC platforms.
    • Experience in scoping projects and providing support to sales team on new opportunities
    • Preparing client quotes
    • Scheduling and resourcing
    • Project and budget management
    • Staff management and evaluation
    • Can handle work under pressure
    • Solid understanding and ability to consult/teach test planning, execution and evaluation practices.
    • Extremely strong client management, external communication skills

    Essential Skills and Qualifications Required:

    • Strong understanding of Localization best practices and process evaluation
    • Proactive, strong drive to help our Client and full package localization services evolve
    • Proven record of setting up and managing the delivery of large translation projects.
    • Ability to drive multiple projects at once, strong assessment, prioritization and time management skills
    • Strong understanding of localization industry trends
    • Knowledge of Audio project set up and delivery is advantageous but not essential

    VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer