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Localization Associate – English to German (Barcelona)

As part of our European Localization Team you will be responsible for executing high-quality, culturally relevant translations following corporate brand guidelines. You will act as an expert of the German culture and localize pan-European marketing campaigns and product launches to increase their effectiveness in your market. In order to do so you will work closely with the German marketing team, graphic designers and copywriters. Located in our European Headquarters in Barcelona you will be part of a multicultural team of translators contributing to discussions and brainstorming ideas about localization strategies and challenges.
The ideal candidate enjoys working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, is a strong team player who is very detail-oriented, proactive, enthusiastic and passionate about impacting business results through localizations, and can deliver quality translations within tight deadlines.


•Localize new content for the German website from English to German (copy, images, surveys, etc), as well as online and offline advertising creative using CAT and proprietary tools
•Partner with the creative, product and marketing teams to ensure translations match cultural needs of target market
•Perform quality control of the German website and advertising materials
•Be accountable for the quality, on-time delivery and marketing effectiveness of German localizations

• Must be native German and fluent in English (both written and verbal)
• BA or equivalent degree in Translation / Localization
• A sound understanding of German and American culture is required
Protected content relevant work experience in marketing translations and / or translation coordination desirable
• Strong Microsoft Office skills
• Experience in working with CAT tools an advantage
• Basic knowledge and understanding of the online market in Germany
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
• Proactive and with a positive “can do” attitude
• Strong time management skills
• Well organized, detail oriented and precise
• Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as contribute to team projects

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