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Director of Translation – London – Permanent

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Pole to Win

The Director of Translation will be responsible for all internal and external translation delivery throughout the company across multiple location.  Based out of their London studio, the Director will be a key player in driving quality and expanding this service line.  The role holder will work closely with the Senior Director, Localisation and the Global Business Division.

They will also look to you to grow the ‘non-games’ side of the business as they continue to expand in this area.



Required Experience:

  • A seasoned translation professional will significant experience in managing service delivery and expanding business
  • Must have experience in the games industry ideally working alongside localisation teams
  • Experience of machine translation would be a distinct advantage
  • Must have experience of people management within a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of working with cross functional teams internationally would be helpful



Required Skills:

  • Collaborative and flexible approach
  • Adaptable and comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work in a hands-on role with the flexibility and experience to contribute strategically
  • Strong people management and relationship building skills
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Comprehensive understanding of the translation market



Role Profile:

  • Leading the Translation function
  • Line management of direct reports
  • Partnering with the senior management team to support the achievement of short and long term goals
  • Expanding the Translation department
  • Working with colleagues across multiple sites and countries to improve delivery and collaboration
  • Helping to build a high-performance Translation team
  • Acting as key contact for clients
  • Working with the Sales team on future opportunities



A very competitive salary and company benefits are available to the successful candidate.
Get in touch for further information about this opportunity.

Tagged as: Translator

Tags: Translator Categories: Localisation , Test & Translate


Max Hurd

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