Localization Project Manager - Content

Los Angeles , CA, USA | Netflix

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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As a Localization Project Manager, you work with one or more Localization Program Managers for our different product components or content verticals. You are responsible for all elements of the localization workflow from request creation to job completion, either on a title level, or a feature level.

A successful candidate is a highly motivated individual who works comfortably and autonomously in a fast-paced environment. You have a demonstrated ability to manage priorities and projects and the right mix of organizational and communication skills.

You will use your localization experience and education to:

Manage localization projects and requirements across internal and external vendors & freelancers

Working cross-functionally with Netflix stakeholders to identify critical business blockers and collaborating to solve and optimize these

Oversee end to end localization workflow using our translation management tools and systems

Identify and manage project risk through prioritization, bug management, and any other means necessary

Manage independent projects within the program

Drive high quality output from localization vendors & freelancers

Oversee the localization budget for your projectsthrough gathering data on the cost, timeliness and quality of your projects

Project kick offs & vertical meetings with cross functional groups for planning

Manage & train different vendors, translators and reviewers

Evangelize Globalization to stakeholders

Innovation initiatives like supporting A/B Tests, localization task forces, including info gathering, deliberation, pivoting, viz for results, analysis & optimization of workflows

Required Experience/Skills

Bachelor's, or Master’s degree, in Localization, Language Studies, or International Studies

5+ years of prior localization project management experience, working on projects that involve language launches, software, creative content and/or subtitle localization

Working knowledge of industry standard localization tools 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong analytical problem-solving skills

Experience working in an internet company

Bias to action, proactive & innovative by nature

Strong attention to detail