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Localization Project Manager Team Lead - Video Game Localization

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • IT, Software development, System Engineering Jobs
  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)

Description

  • Lead the team of Project Managers and Localization Engineers; direct workflow, assigning tasks and delegating duties.
  • Identify team needs and provide coaching, train new project managers, and create development plans.
  • Evaluate performance of team members and provide feedback; assist HR in evaluations and update management about team performance.
  • Support the recruitment of new team members.
  • Set goals and financial targets for the project management team with the support of management.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and assist in resolving, and avoiding, client escalations.
  • Work with the finance team to ensure invoices are processed in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Collaborate with and support project management teams across Altagram offices, ensuring effective communication and teamwork, as well as interfacing with other departments as needed.
  • Structure and coordinate workflows between project management, audio, testing (LQA), linguistic, and BD departments, alongside respective department heads.

Specific Requirements

  • +2 years of Management experience with the ability to lead and motivate team members
  • Confident customer relationship/account management
  • Excellent written and verbal English as well as general communication
  • Knowledge of localization tools: e.g., memoQ, Plunet
  • A passion for video games and working with a fantastic team
  • Experience in an agency and vendor environment is a plus
  • Experience with audio or LQA projects is also a plus

Hard Skills

  • Account management
  • Customer success
  • Client management
  • Team management
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Agile methodology
  • Waterfall methodology
  • Timelines
  • Deliverable management
  • Scheduling
  • Accountability
  • Meeting minutes
  • Executive updates
  • Ability to use project management software
  • Advanced writing skills

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Team player

We offer

  • A chance to gain some great insight into the world of game localization.
  • The possibility to work remotely as a solution against Covid-19.
  • A huge potential to grow in a thriving startup environment.
  • The chance to have your voice heard - if you have an idea, we want to know about it!
  • A multicultural and open-minded working environment.
  • In an office full of gamers, you can expect a round of games at lunch and after work!