Adaptation and Localization Manager Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 CST 2019 Longueuil, Queb 606085800 17746 Global Development 9 Temp <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">Reporting to the Director of Creative Development, this position is responsible to manage and ensure that all product adaptations and localizations for toys and games are executed in a timely manner for the Americas (US, Canada, Latin America, Brazil, Europe and Asia).&nbsp;&nbsp; This position will work very closely with the above markets resolving any issues related to all assets such as:&nbsp; packaging, instructions, eCommerce and Audio Localizations for all brands.<br /> &nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><strong>A day in the life of an Adaptation and Localization Manager:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You </span></span><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">will </span></span>actively participate in driving global process improvements and implementations.&nbsp; This position manages priorities and resources to achieve business results</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span>You will coach and mentor 2 senior direct reports and supervise 11 employees composed of graphic designers and localization coordinators</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>You will oversee and prioritize adaptation schedules and deadlines for adaptations of all assets and take decisive action on a global level&nbsp; </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>You will provide managerial support to the Localization Coordinator team and Graphic Designers in Canada and assist Director by conducting monthly departmental analyses</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>You will supervise the department&rsquo;s workload and performance and take necessary actions to align priorities for departmental results</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>You will lead monthly staff meetings for Canada and participate with the Translators&rsquo; monthly meetings in addition to quarterly team meetings</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>You will organize workshops and brainstorming sessions to encourage efficiencies</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>You will interact with markets and internal departments (project management, package quality teams among others) to resolve asset issues with regards to market packaging or licensing</span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#000000">&nbsp;</span></strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#000000">What you will bring:</span></strong></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span><span style="color:#222222">Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or equivalent experience</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span>Minimum of five years of relevant experience, managerial experience is an asset</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span><span>Experience in the field of consumer products, packaging, localisation or multilingual graphic production, an asset</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Excellent knowledge of MS office and Adobe Acrobat </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Excellent written and spoken English and French</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Strong organizational skills</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Ability to understand different processes and elaborate process requirements</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Ability to prioritise workload for a team</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Ability to lead and motivate a team</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Developed decision-making ability and a sense of responsibility</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Ability to work under pressure and multi-task by encountering tight deadlines</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Problem solver and solutions-driven</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Negotiation skills</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Strong team player</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Ability to handle high profile projects in a confidential manner </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Meticulous and detail-oriented</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Understanding of multiple market packaging laws and QA requirements, an asset </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span>Ability to travel internationally (10%) &ndash; mostly to the US </span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-family:Calibri"><span style="font-size:medium">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Adaptation and Localization Manager

 

 

 

Reporting to the Director of Creative Development, this position is responsible to manage and ensure that all product adaptations and localizations for toys and games are executed in a timely manner for the Americas (US, Canada, Latin America, Brazil, Europe and Asia).   This position will work very closely with the above markets resolving any issues related to all assets such as:  packaging, instructions, eCommerce and Audio Localizations for all brands.
 

 

A day in the life of an Adaptation and Localization Manager:     

 

  • You will actively participate in driving global process improvements and implementations.  This position manages priorities and resources to achieve business results
  • You will coach and mentor 2 senior direct reports and supervise 11 employees composed of graphic designers and localization coordinators
  • You will oversee and prioritize adaptation schedules and deadlines for adaptations of all assets and take decisive action on a global level 
  • You will provide managerial support to the Localization Coordinator team and Graphic Designers in Canada and assist Director by conducting monthly departmental analyses
  • You will supervise the department’s workload and performance and take necessary actions to align priorities for departmental results
  • You will lead monthly staff meetings for Canada and participate with the Translators’ monthly meetings in addition to quarterly team meetings
  • You will organize workshops and brainstorming sessions to encourage efficiencies
  • You will interact with markets and internal departments (project management, package quality teams among others) to resolve asset issues with regards to market packaging or licensing

 

What you will bring:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience, managerial experience is an asset
  • Experience in the field of consumer products, packaging, localisation or multilingual graphic production, an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of MS office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand different processes and elaborate process requirements
  • Ability to prioritise workload for a team
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Developed decision-making ability and a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task by encountering tight deadlines
  • Problem solver and solutions-driven
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to handle high profile projects in a confidential manner
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Understanding of multiple market packaging laws and QA requirements, an asset
  • Ability to travel internationally (10%) – mostly to the US

 

 


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Date: Nov 5, 2019