Localization Project Manager Resume Samples

A Localization Project Manager handles the overall schedule and budget performance, and manages the translation or localization team, and also serves as the primary contact for the clients throughout the project. Typical work activities listed on the Localization Project Manager Resume include – verifying the completeness of the source document at the start of the project, taking responsibility for negotiating rates from your translation team and for managing invoices, and delivering status reports to the client, and timely delivery of the document.

Summary of skills listed on the resume is – expertise in localization project management, technical marketing skills, good knowledge of modern project management methods and tools; strong ability to adapt to changing situations and pressure, and solid knowledge of internalization and localization. A degree in a relevant area is commonly seen on eligible resumes.

 

Localization Project Manager Resume example

Localization Project Manager Resume

Headline : Localization Project Manager professional with fifteen year history of innovation, project management and product delivery to serve and expand international markets. Unique blend of technical, linguistic, communication and project management skills. Team leader with in-depth knowledge of translation processes, multimedia, internationalization, issues and tools.

Skills : MS Office, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared and discussed schedules with involved parties to develop a localization plan from beginning to final Stay in regular communication with production teams to monitor project needs and gather required information for customer territories (Europe and Asia).
    2. Oversaw timeline processes to meet Simultaneous Final of product for on time global release.
    3. Summarized budget and track all costs for audio recording and translations.
    4. Managed development cycle process to achieve high quality and low cost budget for product.
    5. Met we advise production teams of possible localization raps.
    6. Gathered, maintained and distributed localized marketing sales forecast data.
    7. Gathered an understanding of typical software development lifecycles and how to implement localization to different development / production methodologies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Localization Project Manager Resume

Headline : Highly motivated, Localization Project Manager professional seeking a position utilizing vast experience in the customer service field which includes extensive project management experience, strong problem analysis skills, and the ability to multi-task with extreme proficiency.

Skills : WorldServer, XTM, SDL Trados Studio, SDL TMS, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, GIT, Jira, Subversion, SQL Server, Office, MS Project, SharePoint, Confluence, WordPress, XML, HTML, InDesign, FrameMaker.

Description :

    1. Planned and managed Borland translation projects to support product localization plans by using Translation Agencies to accomplish the bulk of the translation in French, German, Spanish, Chinese and Italian languages.
    2. Responded to detailed localization requirements from regions, and coordinate validation of localized products by regions.
    3. Managed and coordinated multiple localization projects simultaneously across multiple languages from project pre-planning stage and scoping to release and shipment of the product.
    4. Created and maintained localization plans and schedules.
    5. Selected and managed Translation Vendors, assign projects to external vendors/translators, monitor projects to meet deadline, quality and budget requirements.
    6. Served as primary day-to-day contact for the Product groups, Core development teams including QA, Translation Vendors, and Country Managers.
    7. Reported and progressed on ongoing projects between the Product Business Units and Localization Agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Localization Project Manager Resume

Objective : Working with core teams, country managers, and vendors on post-project reports to identify and realize localization /translation process improvements, and also Providing context and additional information to facilitate the translation and recording process.

Skills : Project Management, Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Worked on behalf of Welocalize on-site at a Fortune 100 company in Cupertino, under NDA.
    2. Established and maintained reliable internal tracking process to monitor schedules, performance and workload of testers b.
    3. Offered on-site response to scheduling request or issues that testers may raise relating to their assignment, including but not limited to vacation and time-off coordination.
    4. Served as the primary contact and escorted testers while onsite at client facility, distributing badges and printing temporary badges when necessary as well as providing testers access to approved areas when they arrive on site.
    5. Spearhead initiatives to provide training and support on areas including: translation quality, process execution, client policy and tool improvements e.
    6. Attended meetings as required by the client to discuss and clarify briefs, client requests, deadlines and schedules f.
    7. Communicated effectively with client company managers, linguists, colleagues and Welocalize supervisors with the ultimate goal of ensuring client satisfaction Accomplishments I established and maintained reliable internal tracking process to monitor schedules and actively helped Welocalize Scheduler.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Localization Project Manager Resume

Summary : Veteran software localization professional with extensive experience managing complex, fast paced, multi-language projects and engineering work. Proven track record releasing high quality foreign language software products on time and within budget. Effective and reliable team manager with strong ability to work co-operatively and independently. Fluent in both Japanese and English.

Skills : Project Management, Sales & Sales Support, Resource Management, Quality Control, Client Retention.

Description :

    1. Managed multi-language software localization projects and shipped market-leading products such as Reflection (enterprise connectivity and security software), WinINSTALL (PC life cycle management software), and AppManager (systems management software).
    2. Developed comprehensive project plans including schedules, budgets, and processes for each project in collaboration with internal team and vendors ensuring strong communication and increased efficiency, and met the goals.
    3. Reviewed and pre-approved invoices from vendors for upper management's final approval.
    4. Analyzed localizability of both software and documentation, prepared improvement recommendations for development team prior to localization reducing product development time by up to 30 days.
    5. Identified localization quality criteria and designed quality metrics to improve team performance.
    6. Prepared multiple localization handoff kits with working materials, instructions, and references for vendors resulting in the elimination of missing and duplicated files; enhanced collaborative website to improve vendor visibility and quality.
    7. Responded quickly to clients' software change requests after user interface completion; adjusted software and managed vendor resources to minimize time loss and improve customer satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters In Education

Localization Project Manager Resume

Headline : Managing multiple concurrent localization projects, including scoping, handoff and hand back, status tracking, query management, content publication and quality check, delivery, and reporting.

Skills : Managing SKills, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Managed localization releases for e-commerce websites that produced multi-million dollar revenues.
    2. Saved hundreds of thousands of dollars by re-architecting and automating marketing localization production processes for web, email, images, collateral, and SEO campaigns.
    3. Reduced translation costs by 60-70% and improved linguistic quality by implementing the Global Management System (GMS) including workflows, filters, translation memories, and glossaries.
    4. Enhanced international e-commerce by localizing two major websites writing internationalization requirements to design reviews, successful launch, and ongoing maintenance.
    5. Spearheaded initiative to resolve poor international search engine results by documenting six recommendations for optimizing international SEO (not released).
    6. Increased linguist productivity by up to 100% by creating a system to measure output.
    7. Solved customer poor search engine experiences by Investigating and resolving metadata issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
mS

Localization Project Manager Resume

Summary : Several years of leadership experience as a Localization Project Manager in multiple industries, which allows me to work efficiently and effectively with team members at every level in an organization. Inside and Direct sales experience can be leveraged when there are new products or services to be offered to the existing or prospective client base.

Skills : Microsoft, Excel, Project Management, GIS, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Delivered a broad range of translation, localization services to global, Japanese clients.
    2. Managed all aspects of projects (scheduling, progress report, troubleshooting, data archiving, quality assurance, and final data delivery).
    3. Built internal-project-team (7-10 people) to author technical document (3,000+ pages).
    4. Included translation of reference material, product training, recruiting, training of technical writers, assigning of chapters, proofreading, and PDF generation.
    5. Partnered between the headquarters in Japan and the U.S.
    6. Served as ISO representative to help the company get certified for ISO 9001 and 14001.
    7. Reduced patches and costly re-releases by developing international testing plans, raising issues in design reviews, and vocalizing issues in daily multi-disciplined agile team stand-ups.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Localization Project Manager Resume

Objective : As a problem solver and hard worker, I thrive in an environment where I'm always learning, adapting, and building. Inspired to become an engineer while I was developing eLearning courses for language learning. After a couple of years of self-instruction, pursued Dev Bootcamp to solidify my understanding of programming and to contribute as a team member to several web application products.

Skills : Project Management, Intercultural Communication, Course Authoring Software, Adobe eLearning Suite, Multimedia Editing, Content Writing, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Familiar With HTML/CSS/Javascript And Python, Presentations.

Description :

    1. Planned and scheduled software/UI/mobile app/multimedia/marketing/documentation localization projects; evaluate and provide quotes; allocate resources; developed budget; schedule and manage quality parameters.
    2. Built client relationships; identify and develop opportunities for further localization within the account.
    3. Led project progress to ensure that quality, deliveries, and costs stay on the plan; work with operations team to improve profitability.
    4. Managed day-to-day relationships with clients on project matters; provide regular status reports and proactively offer solutions to ensure customer satisfaction.
    5. Facilitated effective communication within the project team (linguists, testers, engineers, publishers, etc.), including presentations before and after projects.
    6. Provided support to sales management in costing and planning projects and with customer presentations.
    7. Tested new technical process improvement features in development by engineering team Participate in recruitment and training of new project managers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Localization Project Manager Resume

Objective : Localization Project Manager with 3 years of experience in building strong relationships with key stakeholders such as Learning Experience Designers, Multimedia Experience Designers, and Language Service Partners (LSPs), and also Tracking project status and escalate risks/issues to quickly resolve issues.

Skills : TFS, Product Studio, SharePoint, Visual Studio, Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Worked as a localization project manager for the RIFT (MMORPG game) project.
    2. Managed Localization/QA project planning, schedule, resource, and interface to internal & external parties including international partners.
    3. Worked in tandem with and drive the project team and 3rd party partners to ensure that project goals are met on time and at a high level of quality.
    4. Ensured that the deliverables had excellent product quality and were culturally appropriate for the international markets Use in-house system tools to prepare and manage (various branch) builds and assets for delivery to internal stakeholders and any other third parties as required.
    5. Reviewed all milestones for quality, brand integrity, usability, and routing to third parties.
    6. Ensured required changes, fixes, and new features are communicated to teams and implemented in subsequent deliverables.
    7. Communicated updates to necessary team members including weekly production updates, demos, visual presentations, PowerPoint presentations, meeting/conference calls, and site visits to third parties.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Computer Science

Localization Project Manager Resume

Objective : Overseeing end-to-end localization workflow using our translation management tools and systems, and also Identifying and managing project risk through prioritization, bug management, and any other means necessary.

Skills : SDL Trados, Microsoft Office, Translating, Proofreading, Editing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for testing functionality of new and international (DE/FRA/ESP/US/UK) applications on both PC and Mac platforms, verifying compliance with established standards, creating bug reports on issues found and regressions.
    2. Proofreaded and tested localized versions of US releases.
    3. Worked closely with content producers to ensure accuracy and providing guidance.
    4. Managed high-profile and high revenue translation projects, develop client relationships, identify areas within current workflows for improvement so as to increase profitability and efficiency Manage all phases of a project, including planning, scheduling, quality control, vendor management, budgeting, and status reporting.
    5. Maintained and grown client relationships while managing client expectations through clear and effective communication.
    6. Ensured all client processes and guidelines are followed.
    7. Re-coded dialog box-sizing using localization tools for select products to ensure proper display of user interface; developed automated and manual test scripts to check the accuracy of all dialog boxes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Localization Project Manager Resume

Headline : Overseeing the localization budget for your projects through gathering data on the cost, timeliness, and quality of your projects Project kickoffs vertical meetings with cross-functional groups for planning Manage train different vendors, translators, and reviewers.

Skills : SEM, Online Marketing, Digital Marketing, Online Advertising.

Description :

    1. Coordinated projects to localize educational programs for students.
    2. Managed the development of project teams focusing on creating a cross-functional work environment to efficiently complete projects.
    3. Managed the daily workflows of project teams, and ensure the quality of completed products.
    4. Supervised the daily workflow project teams and implemented various quality assurance procedures to maintain high educational and project quality standards.
    5. Recognized by the University with the Citizenship award for significant contributions to the success of the university students and business development operations.
    6. Administrator for multiple language programs to localize vehicle user interfaces for 32 core global markets.
    7. Coordinated feedback from international market representatives on translation quality SME chair resulting in timely issue resolution.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS