Job Details: Head of Localisation

Head of Localisation

Job Specification

Job Title: Head of Localisation
Ref: 4841
Location: Europe: London, UK
Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Operations & Production
Type: Permanent

Job Details

A leading, London based, digital media solutions company currently has an excellent permanent opportunity for a Head of Localisation to manage its UK localisation team and service offering.

As the Head of Localisation you will be responsible for developing and managing the in-house localisation team, including building on the pool of translators and managing workflows to ensure projects are completed within budget, on time and to a high standard, whilst using your initiative to deal with any issues as and when they arise. Other duties will include sourcing new suppliers, negotiating rates, processing invoices and overseeing projects from start to finish including the trafficking of material between clients and suppliers.

To be considered for this role, applicants must have extensive experience of delivering localisation services in media and entertainment, including for digital platforms such as Netflix and iTunes. It is essential that you have experience managing and leading a team and that you can demonstrate strong experience in managing translators, 3rd party vendors and QC staff, sourcing suppliers and freelancers, negotiating rates and ensuring that projects are completed to given deadlines.  An understanding of workflows in dubbing, voice-over, captioning and subtitling projects is also key.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience to be considered for this opportunity, then please apply now.

Please note, our client is unable to provide visa / work permit sponsorship, so please only apply if you have a full EU passport or the required visa documentation already in place to live and work in the UK without restriction.

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