Intern - Localization


New York, NY 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Localization Intern

Position Title

Localization Intern

Position Summary

This position is ideal for individuals who have the drive and desire to 'make things happen'. It requires a highly motivated individual with attention to details and a hunger to learn and solve problems. In this role, you will be collaborating with various departments and stakeholders to learn the art and craft of localizing media entertainment content that delights audiences around the world. You will learn the most important aspects of customer engagement and work with world class professionals to assist in execution of large-scale projects or high-profile titles. This position will be a hybrid position. We are headquartered in Burbank, CA.
Outcomes and Accomplishments

The goal of the internship program is to prepare the candidate to confidently enter the professional workforce and be ready to:
• Collaborate on a project as an independent contributor or as a team member
• Manage own schedule
• Know when and who to ask for help
• Understand various subtitling and dubbing workflows
• Identify various stakeholders in the workflow and know how to engage with them

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a combination of skills and practical knowledge of the following:
• Practical knowledge of MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook
• A good grasp of post-production and emerging media production workflows
• Concepts and practical application of Scheduling work and Project Management
• Knowledge of various media content types

In this role, the ideal candidate will learn the know-how of end-to-end media localization workflows and subsequently perform the following tasks. Guidance, instructions, and sign-off step will be provided for all tasks:
• Interpret incoming details of project specifications to ensure projects are set up and executed accurately
• Kick off a localization project by creating an order in the system and sending out a work order to global production teams
• Assist in performing asset research, or asset pre-qual (as applicable), to evaluate if assets received are workable
• Assist in creating project schedules and task assignments to internal and/or external resources and vendors
• Review various technical QC reports to evaluate issue criticality

At the end of the program, the candidate will:
• Know various content types and distribution windows (theatrical, OTT, traditional broadcast)
• Have an understanding and appreciation of what timelines and SLAs mean and how they apply to specific projects
• Have basic to intermediate knowledge of various workflows applicable to subtitling and dubbing
• Assist with end-to-end localization project coordination
• Evaluate various source assets and determine if they are workable or not
• Identify various localization assets and know their application, e.g., Dialogue List, Localization List, dubbed audio, M&E stem, English subtitle template, forced subtitle, language subtitle
• Identify various stakeholders and professionally communicate with them per project requirements
• Know how to efficiently use various tools required to execute on a project
• Know how to be a team player

What You Bring
• Strong verbal and written communication
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work well in teams
• Strong work ethic and high level of accuracy and attention to detail
• An open mind to be able to meet a variety of challenges
• Diligence and organization
• Ability and willingness to follow instructions and receive constructive feedback

• Gain hands-on experience
• Shadowing and training experiences with knowledgeable professionals
• Coaching and mentoring from industry professionals
• Opportunity to attend networking events and company meetings
• Flexible schedule for students
• Compensation available

Diversity Statement

Deluxe is committed to inclusivity, fostering an environment where every employee feels comfortable bringing their full selves to work. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Deluxe will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and federal law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Deluxe. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm9x56-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.

Company Profile

About the Company

As the world's leading multidisciplinary service provider, Deluxe underpins the media and entertainment industry, servicing content creators and distributors including Netflix, WarnerMedia, The Walt Disney Company, Amazon, Apple, Viacom, NBCU, Google, AT&T and many others, by providing Global Content Distribution, Localization, Accessibility and Mastering while leading end-to-end innovation with unparalleled scale and agility across the Streaming, Theatrical, Broadcast and Mobile landscapes.

With headquarters in Los Angeles and offices around the globe, the company employs over 3,200 of the most talented and experienced industry individuals worldwide. For more information, please visit