Adaptation and Localization Manager Wed Dec 04 02:00:00 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>

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Date: Dec 4, 2019