Role Overview

The French (Canada) Linguist Position will be based at our studio in Montreal. You will join a team of 300+ highly dedicated professionals providing world class language services to the video games industry internationally.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate, review and proofread texts in Canadian French to a high quality standard
  • Work closely with other linguists, Project Managers and the Translation team to ensure high standards of linguistic quality in all projects.
  • Create and continually improve glossaries, manage terminology and create guidelines for Canadian French
  • Perform Quality Assurance tasks.
  • Be responsible for all linguistic aspects of the translations you are assigned to ensure the best possible quality is delivered to Keywords customers.
  • Provide support and leadership to junior members of the team to achieve the department objectives and goals.
  • Suggest process improvements that will help achieve goal of optimal translation quality
  • Collaborate with linguists in other languages on cross group objectives.
  • Training and teaching interns on a regular basis, supplying materials, creating and maintaining their schedules and acting on their behalf inside the department
  • Support Vendor management on reviewing test translations
  • Support the Testing Department on linguist standards and questions in your language


  • Native Canadian French Speaker
  • Exceptionally high proficiency with the English language
  • Educational qualification in linguistics
  • Experience as a Canadian French linguist
  • Experience in language, literature, linguistics, or related humanistic fields.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills both in Canadian French and English.
  • Passion for the interactive entertainment space and close familiarity with the games industry.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to operate in a remote, dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Eligible to work in Canada


Our employees are our most valuable resource; therefore we provide them with a competitive compensation package commensurate with skills and experience, excellent benefits, high level of job satisfaction and a casual and fun work environment.

Keywords International is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavour to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees

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