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Localization Specialist (Cork, Ireland Remote)

Cork, Ireland

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Content Operations, the Localization Specialist will be responsible for contributing to the technical aspects of localization efforts of marketing materials (including the corporate website, and other marketing copy), along with SAT Content for both PhishMe and the LMS with a focus on Japanese language content. This position will perform pre- and post-processing of files through Cofense's extensive Translation Memory and conduct technical QA of online learning and web/multimedia files This position will work collaboratively across different Content and Marketing teams to meet established roadmap goals. Marketing tasks will take priority but are not expected to consume all 40 hours per week.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

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  • Coordinates all phases of assigned translation projects including pre-processing and post-processing of files, file tracking and management.
  • Prepares files for translation, reassembles projects post translation into their native formats and provides QA support to other localized projects, including corp website, marketing copy, online learning, and multimedia space.
  • Tracks all work according to general and project-specific instructions.
  • Maintenance and improvement of the Translation Memory, including development of QA scripts, glossaries and DNT lists. Note that this is not a specific-language translation role, but a localization generalist. Experience using Trados Studio as a translator is helpful.
  • May collaborate on the design, implementation and documentation of new localization processes and tools as these are developed for more media content.
  • Consult with Cofense Marketing on regionalized communications in multiple formats including web and documents.
  • Consult with the Cofense Content team to produce Japanese regional Security Awareness (SAT) content
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Advanced knowledge of RWS Trados Studio (file preparation, TM management, SDK scripting); comprehensive knowledge of localization tools and Translation Management Systems
  • Experience with Adobe Captivate and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and XML
  • Basic knowledge of locales, encodings, code pages, fonts, scripts, input methods, and character sets as they relate to localization
  • Understanding of subtitling and voiceover, basic understanding of text to speech applications such as Amazon Polly, Vyond and/or Murf.
  • Knowledge of the localization industry and its technical aspects
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Japanese, other foreign language skills very helpful
  • Experience with Adobe Captivate and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred (localization, linguistics, or with equivalent experience)
  • A minimum of 2-3 years solid in-depth experience in the internationalization and localization (either vendor- or client-side) as a localization specialist or translator. This is not an applied translation role, however having worked as a translator is very beneficial.
  • Hands on experience with RWS Trados Studio (non-negotiable)
  • Fluency in non-English language required, preferably Japanese

- Disclaimer-

Cofense is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [protected class] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable national, federal, state or local laws and ordinances. We adhere to these commitments in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, and discipline.

Client-provided location(s): Cork, Ireland
Job ID: cofense-LOCAL001980
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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