Localization Project Manager - Digital Content

Cupertino, CA
Job Terms:
up to ~$55/hr, DOE
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

Seeking a highly motivated Program Manager to join the Digital Content Management (DCM) Localization team. This person will work closely with other global, Localization Project and Program Managers, to align on processes and standard methodologies. This person will also work closely with DCM teams across Silicon Valley, Singapore, Japan and the UK to ensure timely delivery of localized content for Campaigns, Programs, Engineering Releases and New Product Introductions.

Seeking an expert project manager, who has seen many projects from conception to completion. You are a born communicator, with the ability to maintain tight relationships across a broad set of partner groups. You have experience working with international teams, and a real passion for top of class customer experiences. You thrive in leaving no rock unturned, and deal with ambiguity and paradox with grace. You have a background in product or software localization, and are process-minded. You are focused on great customer experience, and how truly localized content is key to successful business.

Key Responsibilities
You will work with key DCM teams on localization of content for the eCommerce experience on the Client site, the Client Store App, and chat and mall platforms.
You will lead localization projects from beginning to end, using our in-house translation management software and translation memory tools.
You will have the opportunity to work with both internal and external language specialist teams.
You will lead and direct localization vendors, giving them clear and concise guidelines on Client eCommerce requirements.
You will act as point of contact for urgent localization requests coming out of the regional teams.
You will handle Linguistic Quality Assurance (LQA) projects during engineering release cycles, campaigns, programs and new product introductions.
You will build reporting for localization functions within the DCM organization.
You will be involved in handoff review meetings with DCM teams, and feedback localization specific needs.
You will coordinate with other Localization Project and Program Managers to create consistent processes and practices.

Key Qualifications
You have working knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.
You have 5+ years experience in running a portfolio of projects, either agency or client side.
You have experience in managing localization, internationalization and/or globalization projects.
Experience working in a dynamic production environment.
You have validated skills to present excellent written documents and presentations.
Experience working with international teams.
Your extraordinary organization skills and ability to lead multiple projects at once makes you a master at multi-tasking and delivery quality and detail oriented work.
You are an action oriented, dedicated self-starter.
You thrive with limited direction in an ambiguous work environment and enjoy the challenge it brings.

Bachelors degree or higher preferred. Project Management qualification a plus.

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)