Localization Engineer
LocalizationKharkiv

Plarium is a multinational software development company specializing in mobile and browser games. We have studios in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Michigan, Krasnodar, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Our games are currently played by 250 million users across 150 countries.

Plarium Kharkiv is looking for talented Localization Engineers to join our Localization Department, which adapts our projects into different languages for millions of players worldwide. Our games are available in 12 languages and localization of the content involves collaboration with specialists based in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The localization process also includes the use of Translation Memory Systems. 

Join us and together we will change the face of the gaming industry!

Responsibilities:

  • Localizing projects into English, Russian, and Ukrainian
  • Formatting, proofreading, and editing translations
  • Working with customized software to enter and manage texts, utilize translation memories, and test translations
  • Compiling supporting documentation, including localization kits
  • Reviewing technical documentation and using it as a basis for descriptions of the interface elements, game mechanics, and features
  • Finding and fixing localization errors 
  • Filing bug reports
  • Advising translators on issues related to the company’s game projects
  • Analyzing feedback from the Western gaming community

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Advanced English language skills 
  • Russian fluency
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Strong analytical and multitasking skills
  • Understanding of Western culture
  • Gaming experience and understanding of game mechanics

Desired:

  • Proofreading and editing skills 
  • Technical writing experience
  • Hands-on experience with computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools
  • Knowledge of other foreign languages

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
  • 28 days of paid vacation leave
  • 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
  • Yoga classes and a fully-equipped gym, all housed within our office
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What's next?

Send us your resume
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Found a job that sounds right for you? Fantastic. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work.
Waiting for feedback
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After you have completed your test task and sent it back to us, we will need up to 5 working days to analyze it. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Technical interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the technical interview, you will meet with our HR specialists. They will give you more information on your development prospects in the company and provide details about the employee benefits program.
Ready to start
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When the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.