Brand Localization Lead - Temporary
Vancouver, BC, Canada
1d ago

As the Brand Localization Lead you are responsible for maintaining our global tone of voice and creative intention in our seven (7) supported languages while also ensuring we respect cultural nuances.

You help drive our global language strategy and are an integral part of ensuring the success of our campaigns abroad. This is a temporary position until end of January 2023, with the possibility of extension.

Meet Your Future Team : You will work as part of the Brand Operations team a collaborative group of Project Managers, Producers and Operators responsible for defining and evolving process and leading creative teams to the successful delivery of campaigns and projects.

You will work in close partnership with all levels of the Operations and Creative teams and with cross functional partners.

If you were the Brand Localization Lead now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing :

  • Leading localization projects with cross-functional teams for campaigns and marketing content, CRM, e-mails, product and web copy, retail, and more
  • Overseeing the work of contractors and agencies and ensuring translation projects improving in quality and accuracy over time, and are on-time and on-budget
  • Partnering with regional teams to understand cultural or regional nuances and communicating this information for the global marketing team, with the goal of producing creative content that is regionally relevant and successful
  • Mobilizing international marketing team members to review campaign creative concepts and localized content
  • Intervening as needed on translated content to ensure consistency and integrity of work and ensure brand guidelines are met for all projects
  • Developing and implementing processes to increase efficiency, and manage cost and time to market for localized versions
  • Managing the maintenance of translation glossaries and memories
  • Collaborating on the research and incorporation of industry best practices, innovations, and tools
  • Leading and supporting regional recruitment of writers, editors, translators, brand reviewers, and working closely with them to ensure they understand the requirements, scope and priority of each project
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure that regional writers are integrated into creative timelines at the appropriate time(s)
  • Managing translation budget planning, invoices, and monthly reconciliations
  • Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future :

  • Briefing our international marketing teammates in Munich, Tokyo, and Shanghai on our newest product marketing campaigns and working with the creative team to help produce versions of creative assets that align with the regional teams’ strategies
  • Finding ways to improve the above process, as well as the translation tools and technologies that help achieve these goals, in order to drive gains in quality and efficiency
  • Are you our next Brand Localization Lead?

  • You have 5+ years’ work experience, with at least 3 years in a Localization or Language Management position
  • You have proven success in a deadline-driven role delivering projects with multiple components and multiple stakeholders
  • You have experience working with TMS, CMS and other translation tools; knowledge of TransPerfect Globalink a bonus.
  • You have experience working with Project Management tools; knowledge of Smartsheet and a bonus.
  • You are familiar with numerous languages; native speaker of French, German, Spanish, or Mandarin is ideal
  • You are a creative as well as strategic thinker who can demonstrate strong organizational and management skills.
  • You set a clear vision, align your partners around common objectives, and foster commitment to these objectives
  • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
  • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
  • You seek the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it
  • Equal Opportunity Arc’teryx is committed to actively creating and fostering a culture of inclusivity where voices are heard, people are seen, and values are respected.

    We care about the uniqueness of our applicants, employees, and guests, and we do so in a safe space fueled by curiosity and acceptance.

    Creating an inclusive workplace is connected to our core value Do Right while also having the added benefit of helping make our business better.

    We believe inclusion helps us to create a healthier, happier workplace, drive creativity and innovation, and reflect the communities where we operate.

    All applicants, employees, and guests can expect equality of opportunity and fair treatment in alignment with our values.

    Design your Purpose. Live our Values. EVOLVE (with us). Design your future through challenge, experimentation, and inspiration.

    COMMIT (with us). Set and deliver on bold objectives as we collectively raise the bar.LIVE IT (with us). Deepen your connection to nature and live your most purposeful life.

    DO RIGHT (with us). Create a better world, together.

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