Full Time Job

Localization Producer

Riot Games

Dublin, Ireland 04-13-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Riot Games was established in 2006 by avid gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in great games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim. Players form the foundation of our community and it's for them that we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience, and beyond!

We're looking for passionate professionals who can teach us a thing or two. We promise to return the favor. We embrace those who see things differently and aren't afraid to experiment. That's where you come in.

Team and Role Overview

As a Localization Producer at Riot, you believe that authentic and immersive localization enriches a global audience's gaming experience. You'll work closely with Central Development and Localization leadership in regional offices to build a high-functioning Localization discipline and to meet the objectives of several, simultaneous projects. You've dedicated a lot of time thinking about the balance of speedy content creation and quality and can help product teams successfully balance the two. You should have an internal game development experience with a special focus on localization. At the end of the day, your expertise in phenomenal localization will bring clarity to gameplay and make more than 100 million players around the world feel like they are truly cared for and enjoy a world-class gaming experience.

Responsibilities
• Ensure that our DEV practices incorporate internationalization and global mindset as part of the core philosophy
• Clearly communicate the goals of your projects to senior leaders to achieve constant partner alignment across the organization
• Integrate and collaborate with our Central Localization Producers while advocating for Localization Production with our Localization Operations team
• Champion the tenets of holistic ownership of products and processes from end-to-end while effectively engaging all partners concerning localization.
• Champion the vision of the localized experience, building positive relationships with developers and regional teams
• Manage localization efforts in a multidisciplinary team through all stages of development lifecycle and through live production
• Connect centrally located Rioters with Rioters in other regions, developing robust lines of communication and encouraging holistic teamwork
• Identify/assess risks and strategies to mitigate and escalate as necessary to all relevant partners

Required Qualifications
• 3+ years as a dedicated localization producer or project manager in a AAA gaming studio or a globally-shipped entertainment or technical product
• Experience working with multiple technical and creative disciplines
• Excellent analytical skills: understanding, simplifying, and solving any problems
• Experience shipping multiple games or creative products with large number of active users to global regions (entertainment, multimedia, software, etc.)
• In-depth knowledge of localization content management systems, version control systems, and media localization tools
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills across various platforms
• Strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on building productive and positive relationships with external partners, managers and peers
• Experienced in working with multicultural, globally distributed teams on projects and processes
• Experience working with large sets of data through analysis and application on a large scale

Preferred Qualifications
• Good knowledge of office type programs, software and tools related to planning, scheduling, and QA
• Well versed in Agile/Sprint techniques and methodologies
Our Perks
• Medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children
• Open paid time off
• Retirement benefits with company matching
• Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability
• Play funds so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and community through games
• We will double down on your donations of time and money to non-profits

Let's Thrive Together

Because together we are better

We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx33pq-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.