Facebook Localization Manager in Menlo Park, California
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Apply advanced localization subject matter knowledge to make strategic decisions for the growth of this team
Analyze current challenges and pain points and provide optimal solutions
Innovate and optimize current localization processes and define a scalable localization model for global sim-ship releases, within a continuous development environment
Lead efforts for processes automations and localization tools improvements to increase efficiency and linguistic quality of the localized product
Provide clear quality standards and address localization challenges across all platforms and channels in terms of style, consistency, and user experience.
Establish solutions for gathering data on translation quality, analyze them, and make recommendations based on those results.
Manage a team of localization specialists, promoting creativity and providing guidance
Partner with Product and Development team and advocate for internationalization standards and best practices. Raise awareness and educate cross-functional partners. Advise engineering teams on the rollout and priorities of localization.
Vendor relation management: manage a team of external contractors and relationship with localization vendor
Develop and execute a localization schedule, in tandem with our Content team
Collaborate closely with our Content Lead, to ensure that the localization and content teams form a cohesive Content & Localization Vertical
Bachelor’s degree from the United States or equivalent university degree from another country
5+ years of project management experience with localization background.
Established network within the localization industry and mobile app
Experience with localization platforms, file formats and CAT tools or any similar in-house localization tools and platform that manages and/or automates the translation workflow.
Mentoring and management experience
Reporting, data analysis, vendor relations, and stakeholder management.
Fluency in at least one language other than English (writing, reading, speaking)
Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
Ability to balance independent tasks / goals while contributing to team goals and collaborating with other team members
Understanding of the technical architecture of complex and highly scalable web applications
Coaching and management experience
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