Manager, Localization Editing (Italian)
The Manager, Localization Editing (Italian) is responsible for ensuring accuracy of information, adherence to house style, and enforcement of grammatical standards, as well as maintaining brand accuracy in all materials in their language of expertise. The highest quality standards must be met under firm deadlines with a range of partners inside and outside the company.
The Manager, Localization Editing (Italian) is comfortable with and capable of overseeing, assessing, and organizing the daily workload of a team of localization editors in a fast-paced work environment while being a key contributor.
The Manager, Localization Editing (Italian) demonstrates superior linguistic skills in their language of expertise, with a keen eye for organization and precision. As they are required to lead and motivate their language team, as well as communicate effectively with a series of internal and external teams, excellent project management and communication skills in both English and their language of expertise are required for this role.
The successful candidate is comfortable being the go-to person for all linguistic queries concerning their language of expertise as well as delegating task responsibilities while remaining accountable for the outcome of the delegated work.
The Manager, Localization Editing (Italian) possesses excellent interpersonal skills. Capable of inspiring confidence and forming strong professional relationships within and outside of their language team, the successful candidate will prove to be helpful, respectful, approachable, and team oriented, as well as skilled at creating a positive work environment.
The Manager, Localization Editing (Italian) is a brand ambassador who understands the essence of Pokémon and its core pillars, and who demonstrates the values of friendship, community, and good sportsmanship.
What you’ll do
This role manages both people and products. The Manager, Localization Editing (Italian) will dedicate 70% of their time to performing their primary job functions as a localization editor while dedicating 30% of their time to managerial duties such as project and people management, including hiring, training, performance evaluation, and other duties as assigned.
What you’ll bring
How you’ll be successful
Integrity and Respect - Demonstrates integrity and respect by listening to others, seeking to understand a variety of perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.
Building Relationships - Builds strong relationships and works co-operatively with others to solve problems and meet team goals. Acknowledges the contributions of others and gives honest, kind and constructive feedback to other team members.
Passion for Pokémon - Knowledgeable about the Pokémon brand, people, culture, and business.
Dedicated to Quality - Monitors work for quality and accuracy, follows through on commitments and keeps others informed on progress. Uses a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others to continuously improve.
Delighting Customers - Aware of customers’ interests and needs and listens carefully and makes sure customers feels heard and important.
Challenging the Expected - Contributes to new approaches, methods or technologies. Works proactively with others to produce innovative solutions to support the business and customers. Embraces the possibility of failure to risk something new, unique, and special.
Leads Self - Holds oneself accountable to the core values, and personal goals. Seek new and challenging assignments to continuously learn and improve.
What to expect
We offer a professional, fun and creative work environment. While we maintain a good balance between work and life, additional hours may be required at peak times or for specific initiatives. Travel between office locations internationally may be required on occasion.
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa.
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV s...