• Linguistic Localization Engineer (based in the Buenos Aires office)

    Localization Engineering
    AR-Buenos Aires
  • Responsibilities

    Scope of job:

    The Localization Engineer completes the engineering steps required in a localization project. Project deliverables range from the most typical file types to JSON, complex HTML, websites and others. Project tasks include evaluation, preparation, testing, back conversion, reviewing, delivery and back up of the project files.

    • Automation of analysis and file parsing and filtering, plus several other related activities
    • Re-engineering of some components (re-coding, and other technical changes to accommodate localization-related adjustments, script writing, as required)
    • Ensure compliance with clients' requirements and integrity of data
    • Interface and coordinate with project management and art-graphics personnel, sales and customers; provide input to pre-sale planning and estimating of projects; and
    • Provide support to operations and sales management, as required
    • Providing quotes on new projects for marketing/sales departments as needed.


    • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university (preferably in linguistic/translation related studies)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills  (other languages would be an asset)
    • Detail orientation with the ability to multitask
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
    • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Perform non-linguistic revision to all documents with great attention to details with a strong focus on names, numbers, missing text, punctuation and adherence to instructions.
    • Knowledge of Translation Memory Tools (WordFast, Trados, Déjà vu, SDLX)
    • Strong knowledge of markup languages (XML, HTML, XLIFF)
    • Knowledge of regular expressions
    • Knowledge of one or more DTP applications (FrameMaker, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Illustrator etc.)
    • Knowledge of Windows



    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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