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Udacity’s Content Program Management Office (PMO) is looking for a rock-star Localization Associate who will be responsible for executing on our localization process. The Localization Associate will be responsible for compiling all content required for translation as part of our enterprise and government program launch. You’ll coordinate cross-functionally with internal teams all over the world in a fast paced business environment that will develop your project management skills. 

Udacity is a fast-paced work environment in a flat organizational structure that puts a lot of emphasis on autonomy and collaboration to deliver results. We’re looking for a self-starter who can operate under pressure in the face of tight timelines and uncertainty. It’s a demanding role with a tremendous upside of growth and development for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all phases of assigned translation projects including pre-processing and post-processing of files, file tracking and management
  • Gather business requirements from internal teams, create project plans, set milestones, and negotiate timelines with language-service providers and other internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare files for translation, reassembles project’s post-translation and provides QA support to other localized projects.
  • Collaborate on the design, implementation and documentation of new localization processes and tools.
  • Develop creative solutions to foreign language projects for the benefit of the content team and specific customers.
  • Provide inputs into the product roadmap for necessary localization feature development.
  • This role also offers the opportunity to work on other projects outside of localization to further develop your project management skills.

What we value:

  • Fluent English speaker with advanced proficiency in at least one other language.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and consistently. 
  • Strong work ethic and the high EQ required to collaborate with a wide variety of teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and creative problem solving skills.
  • Grittiness and a demonstrated ability to persist in the face of adversity over an extended period of time.
  • University level degree with 2+ years work experience in a project coordinator or equivalent role. Experience in E-learning and/or localization is a plus. 6+ years of relevant experience without a university degree.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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