Full Time Job

Localization Vendor Specialist

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 05-04-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Localization Vendor Specialist (12 months)

We are EA

EA inspires the world to play, and the Worldwide Localization Team makes that happen! We are accountable for delivering the high-quality localized versions of our titles to over 30 countries around the world. You will find a vibrant, multicultural environment with a great mixture of professionals where each employee has an important role to play. You will work on a wide variety of groundbreaking tools and systems to provide Localization to our products. EA has built a cutting-edge Localization powerhouse that covers the needs for both current and next generation platforms.

What you will do as Localization Vendor Specialist at EA:
• Review vendor pool to identify needs for recruitment, both regarding languages and service offer
• Scout for and recruit new vendors for languages/services in need
• Negotiate rates, terms and conditions with localization vendors worldwide
• Maintain a structured approach to vendor relations focusing on profitability and benchmarking at an international level
• Ensure quality of outsourced services (post-editing, translation, reviews) by applying necessary tools and performance indicators
• Manage vendor relations for operational performance
• Manage existing vendor partnerships
• Analyze expenses per vendor to maximize opportunity for rate negotiation

The next EA Localization Vendor Specialist also needs:
• Previous experience in managing vendors
• Excellent written and oral English
• Very good command of Microsoft Office
• Experience with P&L, margins and Cost vs Billing
• A customer-focused & teamwork-oriented mindset
• A self-starting, willing to take ownership and proactive approach
• Previous experience in the localization industry or studies in translation

Connect your future to ours. Inspire. Dream. Play.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d255n6-3-227-251-94-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.