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Localization Specialist (French)

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The French Localization Specialist provides language services for ArenaNet products in its working language. Localization Specialist reports directly to the Localization Manager and works closely with internal and external linguistic Editors and Translators to research and resolve language issues. Localization Specialist must be familiar with standard Quality Assurance applications and be a team player to support other members of ArenaNet Studios. Perfect candidate should be able to translate, edit and proofread texts in French language and have a passion for MMORPGs.


  • Ensure the game and all assets meet our AAA quality goals
  • Work with Localization Translators, Editors and Localization QA to help them test, polish, and review all game content
  • Assist with the development of and maintenance of the Internal and External Bug Databases
  • Translate English text into French as needed
  • Play and understand the game in English and French
  • Coordinate and supervise Localization projects
  • Responsible for Guild Wars franchise terminology consistency
  • Other duties as assigned

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • 2+ years of Localization editing experience
  • Native French Speaker
  • Excellent French spelling and Grammar
  • Passion for video games (with an emphasis on MMOs)
  • Strong understanding of the user experience
  • Possess strong organizational skills with capability to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively within deadlines
  • Leadership skills with professional demeanor; team player orientation
  • Hands on, energetic, and motivated
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical abilities


  • Experience managing projects
  • Cross-functional team experience
  • CAT tools experience
  • Video games industry experience

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills

Soft Skills

  • Team player
  • Multitasker
  • Organized
  • Energetic