Localization Engineer

Ukraine, Kharkiv
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The Localization Department is responsible for adapting Plarium projects into the different languages spoken by our millions of players worldwide. The localization of game content into 12 languages involves collaboration with specialists based in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The localization process also includes the use of Translation Memory Systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Localization of projects into English, Russian, and Ukrainian
  • Formatting, proofreading, and editing of translations
  • Working with customized software (entering and managing texts, applying translation memories, testing translations)
  • Compiling supporting documentation, including the creation of localization kits
  • Using technical documentation as the basis of descriptions for interface elements, game mechanics, features and events
  • Finding and fixing localization errors
  • Filing bug reports
  • Consulting translators on issues related to the company’s game projects
  • Analyzing feedback from the Western game community

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience (freelance included)
  • English language skills (written and spoken) at the advanced level or higher
  • Strong communication skills in Russian and English
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing tasks simultaneously
  • Understanding of Western culture

Desired:

  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Technical writing skills
  • Experience with translation tools (CAT)
  • Ukrainian language skills
  • Knowledge of other foreign languages
  • Gaming experience and understanding of game mechanics.

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to be involved throughout our full product development cycle
  • Professional seminars, workshops, training programs, and the opportunity to attend industry conferences
  • Officially registered full-time employment and 28 days of paid vacation leave
  • A complete and inclusive medical insurance package for all employees and their children
  • Free assistance planning and booking trips from our in-house travel managers
  • Free assistance with personal legal matters from our in-house legal team
  • Educational English programs, including lessons with native speakers
  • A fully-equipped gym and yoga classes, all housed within our office