Quotes Team Lead

Localization Engineering


Overview :

As the lead of the Quotes group, you will be responsible for the project evaluations produced by the team members. This team analyses, prepares the files for translation and produces a report of the effort and time needed to complete the project. An important part of the process is finding solutions to the challenges that may arise during the localization project. Upon joining the 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 such as website and software localization, eLearning...


Position responsibilities:

  • Distribute requests within the team depending on the importance and complexity of the job: assess requests and determine who is the most appropriate person to take them
  • Carry out the more complex quotes and evaluations, workflow assessment and estimates
  • Supervise and provide support for tasks carried out by members of the team
  • Ensure Sales has a good experience with the team and feels supported
  • Train and develop junior members of the team
  • Make existing quotes processes more efficient to improve productivity, profitability, and overall department performance
  • Give continuous feedback to the team members
  • Investigate compliance reports regarding project estimations together with the Department Manager
  • Transmit company culture and values
  • Interface with production team, sales and other departments


  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent (Computer Science or Mathematics preferred)
  • Experience managing teams
  • 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
  • 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 20 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 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, 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 $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held 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 EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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