Full Time Job

Business Analyst, Localization


Brentford, United Kingdom 03-22-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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Job Description
Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally. And the evolution doesn't stop there. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive.

This role reports to the Account Management & Localization Director.

Primary Focus

You will be responsible for understanding various global markets from a localization perspective - inclusive of formal vs. informal speech patterns, territorial linguistic nuances, market patterns and cultural sensitivities - in order to adapt our products for both current and expansion markets.

Key Responsibilities
• Perform international market research and analysis
• Identify and understand common market patterns that affect the product space
• Partner with Product Management to develop territory-specific localization product strategy and planning for international propositions.
• Develop and maintain localization linguistic resources such as style guides, glossaries and term bases.
• Provide cultural input, insights and recommendations to inform larger product, copy and design decision-making in partnership with Content Design
• Partner with vendors and internal QA teams to implement and enforce quality assurance processes for maintaining linguistic integrity.
• Provide oversight and input around translation and localization bug management
• Serve as the primary point person for translation and localization requests and validation
• Optimize localization process and practices on an ongoing basis for efficiency and efficacy


Essential Skills and Attributes:
• Experience performing competitive research and market analysis
• Passion for language and culture
• Strong communication and documentation skills
• Direct experience with translation, transcreation and localization
• Experience developing and maintaining linguistic assets - including glossaries, term bases and style guides.
• Knowledge of multilingual UAT/QA best practices
• Self-motivated, detail-oriented and extremely well-organized

Desired Skills and Attributes:
• Fluency in non-English language(s) a plus
• Copywriting or copy-editing skills a plus
• Experience with localization tools and management systems (i.e., Smartling) a plus
• Degree/education in Linguistics or Cultural Studies a plus
• Experience working on global or international streaming services a plus

Essential Knowledge and Experience:
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple business requests
• Knowledge of multilingual UAT/QA best practices
• Great collaboration and facilitation skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships and succeed as a team player within the organization

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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