We are looking for a Senior Localization Engineer to be part of our international team responsible for developing the technology supporting the Keywords Studios group videogames translation workflows.
The candidate would work in the Localization Engineering team assisting in technology rollouts, development of tools for production, daily support to Localization Project Managers, constant optimization of localization processes, support to external clients in designing the best workflows to meet their needs.
Set up specific environments and tools for localization
Identify and extract localizable content from complex formats
Convert final translated assets back to original formats
Automate asset transfer from and to customers portals
Troubleshooting issues coming from production, originating from translation process
Contribute actively to the design, development, and deployment of new production processes
Development of tools for production
Customize localization workflows and facilitate integration of localization tools with different source content repositories
Review and anticipate potential globalization issues for new features, locales, and technology
Analysis of web sites and applications for localization potential and time / material requirements
Ensure compliance with client’s requirements and integrity of data
Provide support to operations and sales management
Work with other developers and engineers to implement technical solutions for end-to-end localization processes
Review business requirements and identify technical design that is required to meet the business needs
University degree in computer science or equivalent background
At least 2 to 3 years experience in software development
confidence with API programming
Experience writing SQL queries is a plus
Advanced knowledge of regular expressions and text manipulation
Excellent knowledge of most important CAT tools on the market (memoQ, XTM, Memsource, Wordbee, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of internationalization good practices and experience with internationalization of web and mobile applications
Knowledge of multilingual localization issues and procedures (managing characters set and encoding, text direction, text strings sorting and handling)
Knowledge of Machine Translation technology is a plus
Able to communicate effectively with stakeholders who have varying levels of technical expertise
Fluent in English
Passion for global solutions, international customers, and teamwork
Focus on automation
Good problem-solving skills combined with strong analytical abilities to find creative solutions
Strong time management, organizational and support skills
Strongly service oriented, to efficiently support internal and external customers
At Keywords, we are using our passion for games, technology and media to create a global services platform for video games and beyond.
Our aim is to become the go to provider of technical services.
We enable leading content creators and publishers to leverage our expertise and capacity across the lifecycle of interactive content.
In so doing we empower our clients to remain lean and agile, and to focus on creating the most engaging experiences.
Keywords is trusted and relied upon by many of the world’s leading video game companies to work alongside them during concept, development and live operations by leveraging the breadth and depth of our industry leading service lines every step of the way.