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Are you passionate about video games? Are you interested in a job in video game localization? Would you like to join our team?

Altagram is an independent localization specialist based in Berlin, Germany. It represents the convergence of a passionate and talented team with years of experience in the video game localization industry. We offer a full range of localization services for all video game titles. From a few lines of translation to an extremely complex audio dubbing project, we treat each project with the same professionalism and put our expertise into every stage of the localization process.

We devise a personalized and effective solution for our clients’ localization needs, guaranteeing the highest quality at the most competitive prices in over 40 languages. Flexible, quality-oriented and passionate in what we do, we constantly strive for satisfied clients and happy players. To achieve our goals, we are on the lookout for talented persons with a passion for translation and for video games.

Please find below the open position(s) at Altagram:

Localization Manager (m/f)

Altagram GmbH is currently hiring a Localization Manager (m/f) who will manage an outstanding multicultural team of translators and coordinators, both in-house and freelance.
The Localization Manager has a key role in the company. He/She will collaborate with Altagram Project Managers, Localization Software Engineers, Audio Managers and other team members to manage the localization projects, leverage innovative problem-solving and implement new processes and workflows to help the linguistic team manage a growing volumes of work, while keeping impeccable quality results.
We work in a very fast-paced environment, where our main priority is to always offer the greatest quality possible for any type of project or clients in video games. The Localization Manager would bring excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage a team with care and firmness. He/she will need to showcase a deep understanding of budget imperatives and the knowledge of the best ways to ensure localization quality utilizing the latest technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and guide a team of multicultural, high performing linguists and coordinators
  • Relentlessly focus on hiring outstanding new employees, accompanying the growth of the localization team as its business impact expands, and developing strong networks of talented people to collaborate with
  • Determine the resourcing strategy to allow the translation team to provide the most efficient support to our project managers who are accountable for the high quality of all localization projects
  • Promote evolving technologies and creative solutions and determine how to incorporate them into the operational workflows
  • Work closely with the team managers to develop key metrics and improve overall workflows

Requirements:

  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a managing position with a Language Service Provider or Video Game company
  • Excellent linguistic and translation skills
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Problem-solving, analytical, organization and multitasking skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a flexible team player who is self-motivated, responsible, hard-working, innovative, dedicated and deadline-oriented
  • Strong expertise around localization and translation quality standards
  • Must be used to Video Game, Consoles and PC TCR terminology

If you think your qualifications match our requirements, please send your application to: job@altagram.de, and type “Localization Manager” in the subject line. 

Localization Project Manager (m/f)

Position overview:

Altagram GmbH is currently hiring a Localization Project Manager (m/f) who will be responsible for coordinating the localization of diverse video games titles from our clients and partners.
The candidate will work in a fast -paced environment and will manage aggressive delivery schedules.

The Project Manager needs excellent organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills to interface with different departments and to effectively lead team members from various cultures and backgrounds on a day-to-day basis in order to create a product that meets the highest standards of quality.

The Project Manager can produce high impact results and can shorten localization time-to-market, reduce costs and help our clients achieve their global business objectives.
This position is full-time and in-house at the Altagram office in Berlin.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform successfully in this position.

The Project Manager must have a flexible, can-do attitude, be able to work well under pressure and to lead by example. Confident customer relations and excellent communication skills are essential.
He or she will also coordinate internal deliveries with all the relevant departments (audio, translation, testing, DTP) while providing the sole interface for the client. In addition, he or she will assume responsibility for project budget control.

The role of Project Manager requires constant liaising with a variety of high-profile managers and developers in order to guarantee the delivery of projects within a specified deadline and budget. At the same time, the Project Manager must also ensure that projects are held to the highest standards of quality with the production team.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing localization projects from beginning to end
  • Providing input and feedback for continuous improvement of processes, services, and client relationships
  • Identifying and solving of problems quickly and effectively
  • Briefing and debriefing the team for each project
  • Ensuring the most effective use of our software tools for assigned projects
  • Creating and controlling localization project budgets, performing cost tracking analysis, ensuring timely issuance of purchase orders and invoices
  • Traveling to fairs or events to meet potential or established clients
  • Leading project/client/business partner meetings and conference calls, including project kick-off meetings, weekly and ad-hoc, issue solves and performing post-mortems
  • Being the main point of contact between the Altagram team and clients: be accountable, transparent and flexible

Requirements:

  • Self-motivation and ability to solve problems and make decisions while acting independently and decisively
  • Awareness of cross cultural differences
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills required
  • Knowledge of standard software, specifically: MS Project, MS Office
  • Experience in dubbing is a real plus
  • Familiarity with principles of internationalization and globalization
  • Ability to lead and motivate team members
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to follow tasks through to completion
  • A love of games

The goal of our company is to deliver a first-class service and be deemed a high-quality localization vendor to our partners. As Project Manager you will play a large role in helping Altagram achieve that goal. If you think your qualifications match our requirements, please send your application to: job@altagram.de, and type “Project Manager” in the subject line.

We appreciate all applications but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Video Game Localization Coordinator - German, Spanish, French, Japanese, English (m/f)

Position overview:

We are currently seeking a full-time Linguistic Coordinator to fill an internal position in our office in Berlin. The contract will be a permanent one.

The Linguistic Coordinator will be in charge of managing and coordinating the multilingual translation of video game titles, respecting production schedules and budgets. He or she should be able to demonstrate strong organizational abilities as well as linguistic skills.

The Coordinator will be working on a large range of projects for all platforms, including titles from very prestigious clients such as 505 Games, Blizzard, Sega or Square Enix, along with an in-house team of translators and coordinators and some freelance translators.

Responsibilities:

  • Translation and proofreading of video-game related content in native language
  • Creation and updating of guides, databases and terminology lists
  • File analysis and preparation
  • Coordination of multilingual localization projects using in-house and external resources
  • Supervision of internal and external teams during and between projects
  • Controlling quality and compliance with guidelines and reference material
  • Managing external resources
  • Providing input and feedback for continuous improvement of processes
  • Training other team members on tools and processes

Requirements:

  • Outstanding skills in native language (German, Spanish, French, Japanese or English)
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written, and American/British cultures
  • For English natives, German or French as a secondary language
  • Translation experience required, language degree a plus
  • Translation coordination or project management experience
  • Ability to work independently while being a strong part of a team
  • Very good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and creative
  • Proactive, flexible, with definite problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and decisively under pressure
  • Knowledge of translation tools: MS Office, QA and CAT tools (preferably memoQ)
  • Passion for video games

Do you think this position is for you? Please send us your application, including CV and cover letter, at: job@altagram.de, entering “Application: Localization Coordinator” in the subject line.

If you are a freelance translator and would like to work with our team, please send us your resume, rates and language pair (native/target) to: job-translator@altagram.de

If you are a localization tester, audio engineer or simply curious about the open positions at Altagram, please send us an e-mail at: job@altagram.de

We will contact you as soon as possible.

For actors: Feel free to send us your demo and references via email to: casting@altagram.de Please note that we do not accept emails over 10MB. If you like to send us something over this size, we can provide you with a link where you can upload your files. Just drop us a line to casting@altagram.de and we’ll get back to you.

Thank you!