Keywords Studios is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998 and headquartered in Dublin, Keywords now has over 50 studios located across Europe, North America, South America and Asia. We provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to a blue chip client base in more than 20 countries. We have a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies. With over 5,000 passionate gaming employees around the world, we provide services to video game developers and publishers alike.

Keywords Studios are seeking a Project Manager to join the Localisation team at Keywords Headquarters. The role is to manage Game localisation projects for world-renowned Games publishers. The position involves managing projects with differing schedules, scope and internal/external teams.

Key role responsibilities cover:

  • Manage Game localization projects from Start to Delivery
  • Work collaboratively with translation agencies, internal Keywords & client’s teams to meet deadlines
  • Manage localisation schedule budget & resources
  • Working with the Resource Management team and ensure projects are resourced effectively
  • Ensure adherence to Keywords quality process
  • Manage communication across all phases & teams involved in the Game localization process
  • Build good working relationships with all team members onsite and remotely
  • Manage Project Finance via internal Business Production System
  • Manage deadlines and ensure delivery to client requirements and standards
  • Estimate and plan projects from start to finish
  • Optimise collaboration with external resources and work with internal teams to plan capacity needs
  • Be responsible for the profit margin of assigned projects
  • Streamline communication between internal team
  • Build good working relationships with all team members onsite and remotel
  • Participate in establishing best practices, templates and tools to optimise processes & efficiency


  • Minimum 1-year experience as a Localisation Project Manager
  • Experience in the Games industry an advantage
  • Ability to cope under pressure and to work to tight deadlines
  • Team-oriented personality
  • A Passion for Games
  • Excellent English both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of MemoQ and MT an advantage
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