Lead Localization Manager, Growth Opportunities in New York, NY

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Spotify   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Media

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

As Lead Localization Manager, you'll be in charge of maintaining our tone of voice in every language while also ensuring we respect our customers' cultural preferences and mores. With the 20+ languages we already support, you'll be fundamental to Spotify's success around the world.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with the stakeholders in the business, product and marketing organizations to build a cost-efficient localization strategy that delivers timely and high-quality translations.
  • Develop and maintain the requirements and processes for content translation.
  • Provide the localization strategy for product and marketing initiatives.
  • Source translations. Create forecasts on incoming work and build a pool of resources that match (both internal and vendors).
  • Manage vendor and internal translation quality.
  • Manage the vendor relationships.
  • Give input to budget and follow up on costs related to translations.
  • Coach and lead a high-performing team comprising 4 Localization Managers and 1 QA Lead.
  • Report to the Product Design Director for Growth Opportunities.
  • Work from Spotify's office in New York

Who you are

  • 5+ years experience in content and/or UX localization.
  • 5+ years vendor management experience.
  • Experience engaging with teams cross-functionally.
  • Creative as well as strategic thinker who can demonstrate strong organization and management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Passion for building teams and developing talent.


Valid Through: 2019-10-18