Localization Project Manager (Contract)

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time
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Job Description

The Globalization team helps to bring Square products and services to the world. Our goal is to leverage our success in the US and deliver innovative, simple, unique, and fully localized experiences to our international customers. We are looking for a highly motivated project manager to join our fun and fast-paced team to help us shape the Square message with maximum local relevance, amplifying our brand and products in key markets around the globe.

You Will:

  • Schedule, manage, coordinate, track, and troubleshoot localization projects and tasks for multiple locales/languages

  • Manage external linguists and localization service providers including LQA tasks to meet our internal partners needs

  • Engage and build relationships with cross-functional teams and stakeholders (Product, Engineering, Marketing, Customer Success, in-country Marketing teams, etc.) to ensure localization requirements are implemented and the localization processes are  well understood.

  • Evangelize localization best practices and ensure both external and internal partners compliance


You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience in Localization project management including vendor management or equivalent

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about globalizing software and hardware

  • Familiarity with transcreation, translation and localization process and technology

  • Experience with CAT tools, LQA tools and machine translation post-editing tasks

  • Experience with standard project management methodologies and tools

  • Experience with content and translation management systems

  • Outstanding organizational skills: the ability to handle multiple projects interacting with various stakeholders simultaneously

  • Ability to identify requirements and prioritize critical deliverables

  • Experience as an excellent team player in a fast-paced multi-cultural team

  • Excellent communication skills with technical and non technical stakeholders

  • Exceptional attention to detail

Nice to Have:

  • Fluency in two or more languages besides English

  • Excellent communication skills with technical and non technical stakeholders

  • Proven problem solving skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.