Localization Academy

English (Canada) Localization QA Tester / Proofreader in Austin, TX

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Job Description

Welocalize is offering a unique opportunity for those who enjoy a combination of linguistic and technical work. We are seeking English (Canada) Localization QA Testers / Proofreaders for a project in Austin, Texas. We need your native-level fluency skills combined with strong technical skills. If you are looking for a long-term (no end date) role this is a great opportunity for you!

The tester will conduct test cases, identify localization bugs, report them via an internal bug-tracking system as well as verify the fixes once implemented.

The perfect candidate will possess strong linguistic skills.

Job Details

On-Site in North East Austin, TX

W-2 contract (eligible for benefits based on hours worked)

Monday to Friday (from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, with one hour of unpaid lunch break). 35 paid work hours per week.

Hourly flat rate: $28

Successful candidates must have valid work authorization for the US with no need for sponsorship

Preferred backgrounds: Marketing, Journalism, Copy Editing, Proofreading, Writing, Translation and/or Localization


▪️ Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity Insurance

▪️ Telemedicine Benefit

▪️ Paid Sick Time – Employees accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave every 30 worked hours

▪️ Paid Holiday: 2 days

▪️ Employee Assistance Program

▪️ Mileage Reimbursement

Following Eligibility Requirements

▪️ Medical Insurance

▪️ Dental Insurance

▪️ Vision Insurance

▪️ FSA and HSA

▪️ Voluntary Life Insurance

▪️ 401(k) Retirement Plan- After 1000 hours worked

Welocalize carefully considers a wide range of compensation variables including geographic location, job scope and complexity, skill level, experience, or industry-specific knowledge.


  • Native-level fluency in their respective language (grammar, vocabulary, composition, punctuation)
  • Experience working in translation
  • Tech savvy, with experience testing web-based systems and applications on Mac OS X and iOS
  • Ability to prioritize linguistic issues and distinguish between a true must-fix and a nice-to-have
  • Experience working with test cases and test scripts
  • Experience with bug tracking systems
  • Ability to clearly articulate reproduction steps for a given issue and communicate critical information
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with very diverse teams
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team ethic