Localization Project Manager

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Job Title: Localization Project Manager
Location: Austin, TX (Hybrid)
Duration: 12 months contract with possible of extension
Pay Rate: $44-49/hr on W2 + Mindsource benefits

Job Description
Responsible for producing Music localized content with limited supervision. Localization experience and project management ability is essential. The Localization Project Manager (LPM) is expected to work closely with vendors to outline expectations. The LPM will work with other LPMs, and vendors to ensure that localization projects are on track, relevant to the audience, and represents voice in the market place. The LPM will manage the input of localized data into multiple internal and vendor systems without error. The successful candidate must be highly detail-oriented, and be able to judge and manage linguistic issues for 39 languages and all territories covers. Localization QA experience is required and software QA experience is preferred.

KEY COMPETENCIES
Must possess a solid understanding of online production processes and a passion for meeting the needs of client’s international customers. Music – related media experience in international marketplace highly desirable; Apps, TV, Movies – media related experience a plus. Teamwork – The candidate will coordinate projects with vendors, localization team staff, the legal team and other departments across client localizing Store-related content. Must possess the desire to work in a demanding and fast-paced environment; this role requires flexibility, the ability to wisely prioritize tasks, and rapidly apply keen judgment to complex situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The ideal candidate will be committed to giving our non-US customers a user experience equivalent to or superior to that of our US customers by producing localized content. To be qualified for this position, you must have the following: 
   • BA degree or equivalent 
   • Linguistic skill in language other than English; excellent English communication skills 
   • Project management experience; localization production preferred  
   • Experience in methods of automating workflow is a plus 
   • Excellent verbal communication, written communication, and presentation skills

REQUIRED SKILLS: Localization Experience, Project Management Experience, Apple Product Knowledge, Software UI QA, and Agile Methodology.
 

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