Technical Localization Specialist

Apr 05, 2023
Montréal, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a Technical Localization Specialist at Ubi MTL, you will play a direct part in the internationalization of a game. You’ll support its multi-language localization by handling the extraction, integration, and debugging of all assets to be localized.

While liaising between production teams, you act as a link between external localization partners and the game in development. You connect our partners to content and provide context, so that the game’s essence comes through, no matter the language.

What you’ll do

  • Partner with your project manager to understand the overall game and the project scope.
  • Format and organize assets to be localized and adapted (dialogue, audio, etc.) for every market the game will be released in.
  • Provide external partners with context & keep them updated of any changes to the game.
  • Integrate localized assets into the game.
  • Work with the quality control team and external partners to test content quality and integration.
  • Coordinate any debugging to be done.  
  • Contribute to coming up with solutions to optimize the localization process.

What you bring

  • An undergraduate degree in Localization, Linguistics, Computer Science, or equivalent  
  • At least 2 years of experience in localization, linguistics, translation, or related experience
  • Ability to communicate in English and French*
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel + basic familiarity with bug tracking software (e.g. Jira) and character encodings (e.g. Unicode, UTF8, ANSI, ASCII, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of the market and all stages of development + a passion for video games
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • A highly collaborative and innovative spirit & a whole lot of flexibility
  • A keen eye for detail

*Knowledge of a third language a huge plus

What to send our way

  • Your CV highlighting your education, experience, and skills

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About us

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission: enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.  

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves.  

When you join Ubi MTL, you discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection. We offer a collaborative space that provides career advancement, a host of learning opportunities, and meaningful benefits centred on well-being. 

If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, harnessing cutting-edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join us on our journey and help us create the unknown. 

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.