• Localization Engineer

    Localization Engineering
  • Responsibilities

    Overview :

    As a member of the Engineering and Quotes department, you will be part of the translation process from the preliminary steps (quoting) until the last one (QA and preparing files for delivery) within a localization project. This team not only prepares the files for translation, but also will assess other departments on the costs and time needed to complete the project, and find solutions to the challenges that may arise during the localization project. Upon joining the e-Learning Engineering and Quotes department, you will be trained in providing quoting metrics, working with different tools, parsing files and creating scripts creation… working with the company’s CAT tool (Wordfast) on a daily basis, and you will be able to expand knowledge on the different types of localization projects (website and software localization, eLearning, etc.).


    Position responsibilities:

    • Analyze various file formats for localization potential

    • Assess time/material requirements for completion of projects

    • Prepare various file formats and technologies for translation using CAT tools

    • Carry out Quality Assurance procedures on translated files

    • Maximize the use of technology in all steps of production

    • Provide technical support for production team, sales and other departments

    • Develop and implement procedures for maximizing productivity through technology solutions

    • Interface with production team, sales and other departments


    Essential skills and experience required:

    • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent (Computer Science or Mathematics preferred)

    • Superb analytical skills

    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English)

    • Extensive use of CAT and localization engineering tools

    • Some knowledge of InDesign, QuarkXPress and other DTP applications

    • 1-2 years’ industry experience

    • Desire to work in a fast paced environment and be a team player

    • Organized and motivated self-starter with a problem-solving attitude

    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

    • Must be flexible with hours to accommodate project deadlines

    • Localization, DTP, and technology related experience essential


    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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