- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
The incumbent will coordinate localization-related work and relations between in-house and external teams on a given project.
Reporting to the Localization Project Manager, the Localization Coordinator will manage operational and logistical localization tasks between the Montreal studio, the co-development studios and all other external service providers.
The main and routine tasks of this position are to:
Gather and compile the information required by the Localization Project Manager to establish the scope of the project, the retroplanning, the budget estimation, choice of partners, etc;
Under direction of Localization Project Managers, execute special and ad-hoc localization mandates from project inception through completion
In collaboration with Localization Technical Specialists, help ensure the proper internationalization of Ubisoft projects;
Play an active role in organizing localization workshops and presentations for the project (logistics, documentation, etc.);
Liaise between the localization team and in-house and external collaborators (translation, dubbing, linguistic testing);
Manage logistic-related requests to optimize localization
Translation and dubbing: occasionally file processing tasks (i.e. watermarking, dispatching guides to Localization partners, etc.)
Linguistic testing : bug database accounts creation, etc)
Be involved in regards to potential qualitative/cultural adaptation issues impacting localized languages (inform Localization project manager of issues, consultation during the creation of localization survey per project, etc)
Suggest improvements to current methods and procedures to enhance best practices related to localization;
Contribute to the localization community’s cross-department mandates and share best practices among projects;
Carry out all other related tasks.
College or university degree in project management or equivalent.
1 to 3 years’ experience in localization coordination in the entertainment industry or other relevant experience.
Organization skills and ability to multitask;
Strong capacity to adapt to change and handle pressure;
Solid interpersonal and communication skills;
Attention to detail.
Proficiency in English (mandatory) and functional French;
Knowledge of a third language an asset;
Understanding of the challenges related to multilingual and multicultural aspects;
Knowledge of the video game industry and game development processes;
Knowledge of translation, dubbing, language tests and/or internationalization processes an asset;
Online and AAA experience an asset.
About the company
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.