Producer, Localization

The Blizzard Localization team is looking for a Producer to support the localization of text, audio, and video assets for Blizzard game titles as well as the localization of support services initiatives that accompany the launches of those titles. The ideal candidate has superior organizational and communication skills, three years of localization-related experience on a AAA title, fluency in one or more non-English languages, strong technical skills, and in-depth knowledge of Blizzard games. For more information, check out the posting.

The Producer’s primary responsibilities will be to define the project scope, create a localization schedule and also perform hands-on localization tasks within game clients from pre-production through release to the public. Other responsibilities will be to organize and execute localization requests for support services teams such as Community, PR, Web, Video and Post Production, etc., whether via Blizzard’s internal localization teams or its external vendor partners. The Producer will be working closely with Associate Producer(s) and Localization QA to champion localized product quality to ensure transparent and proactive communication to all relevant project stakeholders. Secondary responsibilities will be to challenge and champion the tools and initiatives designed to assist the department in running as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Requirements

  • A minimum of three years’ localization-related product development experience on a AAA title in a production role
  • Able to analyze projects and catch potential issues in advance
  • Able to plan overall localization project schedule
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Willing and able to travel internationally as needed
  • Team-oriented and able to work independently
  • Able to communicate and work with other departments and regions
  • Familiar with MS Office products
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Pluses

  • In-depth knowledge of all Blizzard IP
  • Understanding of the complete localization life-cycle 
  • Fluency in one or more non-English language(s)
  • Experience with MS Project
  • Working knowledge of database and version control software
  • Working knowledge of audio, graphic, and movie file types and applications
  • Experience with people management
  • Passion for games

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)

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