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International Localization Program Manager

Irvine, California, United States

International Localization Program Manager

Irvine | California | United States

Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

Employee Sub-Group: Regular FT Salaried
Work Schedule:
Location: Irvine , California
Position Title: International Program Manager

Req: 25736

Are you an experienced localization professional who loves to play video games? Do you want to help one of the world's most innovative and customer-centric game studios develop and launch an ambitious PC game globally, using a new IP?

Lionbridge needs your skills!

As a Lionbridge International Localization Program Manager, your assignment will be onsite with Amazon Game Studios in Irvine, CA. You'll work through all aspects of the game development cycle, partnering with stakeholders across disciplines to develop and document localization strategy and plans and ensure processes meet internationalization needs. You'll support the team on industry best practices regarding file formats, font engineering, content management processes, and scheduling for localization production. You'll be an independent team member working across all disciplines - narrative design, QA, engineering, and others. You will work on localization production - handoffs, handbacks, and project management - and, as part of the production team, work closely with engineering to meet localization milestones. You'll report out proactively, helping other disciplines and your leadership understand risks and identify solutions throughout production. At the end of the day you'll leave feeling proud of your work, and proud of the brand-new game experience you are helping create for players worldwide.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Define and manage internationalization requirements and operational processes for the overall game product and services
  • Educate client stakeholders on localization best practices
  • Manage localization production of game, ensuring localization deliveries adhere to schedule milestones and quality requirements
  • Act as primary owner for localization production, representing all Lionbridge Gaming disciplines - PM, QA, engineering, and audio
  • Roll out new processes and process improvements within local and remote teams, in line with Lionbridge process requirements
  • Manage project risks associated with all localization production service areas - translation, audio localization, and QA
  • Report operational issues to client manager and appropriate Lionbridge stakeholders


REQUIREMENTS
  • Report operational issues to client manager and appropriate Lionbridge stakeholders
  • 3+ years of experience with cross-team project management, in particular with virtual and/or global multifunctional teams with different linguistic and cultural backgrounds
  • 3+ years of experience working in Games and Localization
  • Proven experience driving international requirements for software products and/or gaming products
  • Proven ability to build strong client relationships
  • Proven ability to manage complex localization projects through successful completion
  • Excellent written and oral communication, negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Ability to analyze problems and offer client multiple solutions to choose from based on their priorities
  • Ability to speak multiple languages and/or knowledge of linguistic considerations preferred


EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent


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