Keywords Studios Italy, a Keywords Group company, provides international media localization, translation, voice recording, and international content creation services through its network of project managers, recording studios, and selected linguists around the world.


Role Overview

The Language Project Lead is responsible for the translation quality of multilingual projects they have been assigned to. She/he will support Project Managers and translation teams in dealing with linguistic issues, coordinating and supervising all the linguistic activities of multilingual projects.


Duties and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have to:

  • Support Project Managers and the translation team in dealing with linguistic issues
  • Perform a preliminary analysis of the text to be translated to identify possible linguistic issues upfront and define initial guidelines for translators
  • Manage and prioritize available reference materials
  • Create and maintain project glossaries
  • Manage, filter and solve translators’ queries
  • Supervise quality assurance checks, with the aim to improve the final quality of translated texts, ability to identify and classify translation errors
  • Perform linguistic and formal checks on translated text prior to delivery to client


Requirements

Technical Skills

  • University degree (BA/MA) in translation/interpretation and/or foreign languages
  • Excellent knowledge of English and mother tongue language. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus (expecially Arabic, Japanese, simp. Chinese, trad. Chinese). Italian is welcome but not mandatory
  • Advanced use of MS Office (Excel in particular)
  • Knowledge of main CAT tools (MemoQ in particular)
  • 2+ years’ experience as a translator and reviewer in the videogame and/or localization field
  • Previous working experience in translation/localization agencies is an advantage

Behavioural Skills

  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to focus on client’s needs and expectations
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in team and individually
  • Flexible approach to people, projects, and assignments: ability to operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Passion for the video game industry is a plus
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