Localization Academy

Localization Specialist

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A leading digital streaming network is seeking a Marketing Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising the creation of localized trailers and other Marketing materials to support our feature campaigns. This includes all project supervision, order supervision, graphics creation, purchase order issuance and invoice reconciliation. The ideal candidate has 2+ years relevant work experience. The company offers a great work environment!

Localization Specialist Pay And Benefits

  • Hourly pay: $35/hr
  • Worksite: Leading broadcasting and streaming network (Los Angeles, CA 90028 – Hybrid, please see the detail in the Schedule section below)
  • W2 Employment
  • 40 hours/week, 1 Month Assignment, Possibility of extension

Localization Specialist Responsibilities

  • Work with Managers and Exec Director to establish localization schedules.
  • Assess workflows with vendors taking into account specific requirements and schedules of any given trailer.
  • Evaluate specific territory requirements and how those impact schedules and workflows, including continuous communication with individual Int’l distribution offices.
  • Supervise schedules with vendors, supplying clear deadlines for localization to the vendors and tracking all changes in schedules or creative versions; establish how these changes affect localization schedules.
  • Work with vendors to change localization schedules or workflows as needed.
  • Track materials by maintaining accurate information for the status of any given element ensuring that all deadlines are being upheld.
  • Supervise receipt of final English materials and supply them to various vendors for localization of assets.
  • Supervise graphics revisions by tracking Marketing’s creative changes while trailer is in-progress, and in turn work with territory office and graphics vendor to maintain the most current creative look and language.
  • Meticulously track all versions and revisions of foreign language graphics checkers; approved and finalized graphics should be saved and shared for vendor reference.
  • Oversee trailer subtitle translation and trailer DCP mastering, keeping all vendors on deadline through any changes or iterations of trailer content.
  • Order foreign language dubbed trailer audio with our Dubbing Group and confirm receipt of dubbed materials by all applicable vendors.
  • Order and review of English Dialogue and Spotting list for dubbing and subtitling of each Trailer asset.
  • Issue purchase orders against budgets with corresponding coding as needed.
  • Reconcile invoices against PO to ensure invoices are processed correctly as needed.
  • Research and resolve blocked invoices as required.
  • Quality control review as needed for marketing materials.
  • May be assigned to additional duties if needed.

Localization Specialist Qualifications

  • 2+ years relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience in Entertainment Industry.
  • Localization and postproduction experience, preferably in both the theatrical and video space servicing marketing materials.
  • Attention to detail: the position requires meticulous attention to detail as data entry is required and accurate tracking of production materials.
  • Clear, courteous, and precise communication skills, as this position requires international correspondence and understanding potential language barriers is fundamental to the role.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and internet software.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter.
  • Able to thrive and work efficiently in a hybrid work-from-home/on-site environment.
  • Basic post production knowledge.
  • Strong knowledge of Int’l servicing.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new workflows and software.
  • Need education and MVR ran.

Localization Specialist Shift

  • Monday – Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM in the Office.
  • Thursday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Remote. This is optional and one can come into the office if preferred. The rest of the team will be remotely on those days.