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Localization Project Manager - Fixed Term 18 Months

Activision

Dublin, Ireland 06-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Contract Term: Fixed Term 18 Months

Come join us and be part of the team who are responsible for localizing some of the biggest video game titles in the industry! We are currently looking for a highly motivated, driven and experienced Localisation Project Manager to join our team based in Dublin, Ireland.

Your Platform

Localisation in Ireland was established in 2007 and is located 2.3km from Dublin City Centre in East Point Business Park. As a team we handle the Project Management and Quality Assurance of our phenomenal games from English to 14 different languages globally. Our purpose is to ensure that the localised version of a game meets the highest quality standards before being released. At our location you can expect to work with colleagues from all across the world.

Responsibilities
• Leading all aspects of the localisation from beginning to end including budgets, scheduling, audio and casting, vendor relationships and risk management for a number of assigned titles.
• Deliver high quality localised games to our players, inline with internal expectations regarding quality, schedules and budgets.
• Collaboration with key internal stakeholders from production teams, developers, legal, marketing and QA in order to successfully localise our games.
• Accountable the age rating process for our titles in certain countries.
• You will work with the Localisation Director in the creation and rollout of strategic projects on a broad range of topics such as quality, efficiency or internationalisation.
• Our environment is fun and fast paced, so you will be required to problem solve, be proactive and passionate about games and localization.
• Handle and engage with world wide external vendors as well as an internal Language Service team.

Player Profile

Candidates need to have;
• Previous Project Management experience in a games localisation environment
• Proficient skills in Project Management Tools such as Microsoft project/JIRA/Excel/Xloc/MemoQ
• Understand the core principles of Project Management
• Demonstrated finance and project delivery methodology
• Experience in localisation for Asian and Arabic countries an advantage
• Knowledge of regional sensitivities an advantage
• Have a ''can do will do'' approach
• Ability to mobilise and direct large production teams
• Analytical in their approach to work

Your Platform
Our global headquarters is in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines. Our localization Team is based in Dublin, Ireland. Dublin is a vibrant multicultural city offering a warm welcome and access to a wide variety of culture, people and opportunites!

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8zxem-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.