Jobs: Language Specialist at Netflix

Just in time for the weekend, we wanted to share a job posting that a friend recently sent to us. We have no other information about this particular job nor are we getting paid to post it, but Netflix sure does sound like a great company to work for. The job is located in Silicon Valley. 

We are copying and pasting from the company website's posting here:

Language Specialist

Los Gatos, California
Join the team responsible for localization at Netflix. We are looking for experienced linguists with the ability to translate
 and customize marketing, UI and content materials for the target market.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with the right mix of technical, organizational and communication
skills to provide localization for the Netflix experience in the following languages: Arabic, Vietnamese, Japanese,
Korean, Polish, Spanish, and Hungarian. 

Native fluency, localization experience and creative writing in one or more of the above languages are essential.
Knowledge or prior experience in the film/entertainment industry is definitely a plus.

Specific responsibilities will include:
- Ownership of linguistic quality
- Creating and maintaining glossaries and style guides
- Working with CAT tools, approving translations and maintaining memories
- Working with external vendors 
- Representing linguistic and cultural nuances in cross-functional meetings
- Hands-on translation and editing tasks
- Planning and executing linguistic QA tasks on multiple devices and platforms
- Originating, monitoring and resolving linguistic bugs as necessary

Required Experience/Skills:
- Degree in Applied Linguistics, Translation and/or equivalent experience
- Native fluency in one of the languages mentioned above
- Knowledge of the movie/entertainment industry in the specific locale
- Mac and PC proficient
- Experience with translation & terminology tools 
- Basic knowledge of Content Management Systems and web localization tools

Have a look at this link to apply. Looks like the company has made it very easy to apply online, as you can apply via LinkedIn. We like!


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