Producer in Austin, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job #:  988715
Title: Localization Producer 
Location: Austin, TX
Contract Length: Approximately 5+ Month Contract 
Start Date: 08/05/2019 
Client: Fortune 50 Company 

•Pay Rate: $56.00

Responsible for producing iTunes Store localized content with limited supervision. Role requires native level expertise in at least one language in addition to English. Localization experience is preferred; project management ability is essential. The localization producer is expected to work closely with vendors to outline expectations. The localization producer will work with the editorial staff, the business team, other producers, and vendors to ensure that project localization is on brand, relevant to the audience, and represents the client’s voice in the market place. The localization producer will manage the input of localized data into multiple internal and vendor systems without error. The successful candidate must be highly detail-oriented, and be able to judge and manage linguistic issues for 37 languages and all territories the client covers. Localization QA is required and software QA experience is preferred.
Must possess a solid understanding of online production processes and a passion for meeting the needs of the client’s international customers. Apps – related media experience in international marketplace highly desirable; music, TV, Movies – media related experience a plus. Teamwork – The candidate will coordinate projects with vendors, localization team staff, the legal team and other departments across the client localizing iTunes Store-related content. Must possess the desire to work in a demanding and fast-paced environment; this role requires flexibility, the ability to wisely prioritize tasks, and rapidly apply keen judgment to complex situations.
The ideal candidate will be committed to giving our non-US customers a user experience equivalent to or superior to that of our US customers by producing localized content for the iTunes Store. To be qualified for this position, you must have the following:
1. BA degree or equivalent
2. Linguistic skill in language other than English; excellent English communication skills 
3. Familiarity with iTunes, the iTunes Store and app and music genres; ability to write as well as edit app-related copy preferred.
4. Production experience; localization production preferred
5. Experience in methods of automating workflow a plus 
6. Excellent verbal communication, written communication, and presentation skills
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