E.g., 10/30/2020
E.g., 10/30/2020

Translation and Localization Industry Careers

Career paths available in localizaiton and translation are many and varied, ranging from the obvious, such as translators and interpreters, to the lesser known, such as games localization engineers. The important thing to remember is this: the translation and localization industry is growing fast and needs people to serve just about every business function—from marketing and accounting to project management and software development.

Hundreds of translation and localization professionals visit GALA's website daily, making the job board a prime location for career information.

Explore Translation and Localization Careers:

Globalization Director
Globalization director is an executive responsible for transforming companies and their products to be world-ready.

In-House Translator
Translators cover a constant need for translations within companies, especially for specialized and/or confidential material.

Interpreters convert speech from one language into another and must be able to convey both meaning and emotion.

Localization Project Manager
A Localization Project Manager (PM) is the link between the translation buyer and the translator.

LSP Business Development and Sales
Business development managers (BDM) and sales representatives are the employees responsibile for driving growth at an LSP.

Software Localization Engineer
A software localization engineer oversees the process by which translation meets localization.

Software Testing and Quality Assurance
Quality assurance professionals ensure that localized products works as well in the target language as in the source language.

Vendor Manager
Vendor managers implement procedures to ensure providers are competent, maintain quality, and offer the best rate.