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Senior Spanish Linguist / Localization Manager

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • IT, Software development, System Engineering Jobs
  • Marketing and PR, Advertising and Creative Media Jobs
  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)


  • Oversee the linguistic quality of our Ancestry products into Spanish
  • Translate Ancestry products and related marketing materials into Spanish, ensuring the overall linguistic quality of each
  • Manage the overall localization process for Spanish-speaking markets from start to completion
  • Facilitate the development of clear requirements, budgets and timelines with internal teams and outside vendors
  • Collaborate with US-based product managers, designers, engineers and content creators to ensure that solutions consider Spanish-speaking customers from the start

Specific Requirements

  • Experience as a professional translator into Spanish
  • Native Spanish fluency
  • Education and practical experience in a relevant field such as translation, localization, international business, or linguistics
  • Proficiency in industry standard localization tools (e.g., SDL TRADOS)
  • Capabilities in leading internal and external teams in linguistic QA processes
  • Additional multilingual capability in additional core languages (such as French, German, Swedish, Italian) highly regarded but not required

Hard Skills

  • Team management
  • Deliverable management
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills

Soft Skills

  • Leadership