Localization Project Manager


Bethesda Softworks is a worldwide publisher of global renown. With an enviable roster of the most ambitious, lauded and beloved series, the company straddles genres and boasts open-world classics, post-apocalyptic epics, ongoing online sagas and stunning action titles within its portfolio. Part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, Bethesda Softworks titles include instantly recognisable blockbusters such as The Elder Scrolls®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, Deathloop, Ghostwire: Tokyo, Prey® and RAGE®. Our office is a professional and relaxed working atmosphere. We offer a competitive benefits package and a generous number of paid vacation days per year.

The Localization Project Manager shall supervise the localization process for their assigned project(s) to ensure quality of translation, timing and testing necessary to bring AAA products to market. The Localization Project Manager will work with the Head of Localization Production and the Global Localization Director to oversee day-to-day aspects of full product localization, as well as marketing and PR materials.


  • Planning, organizing and monitoring large localization projects independently, ensuring consistency with timelines, quality and budgeted expenses
  • Localization asset preparation, coordination and management between divisions/departments and external vendors
  • Communicating between localization contact(s) within localization team, territories, and localization vendors
  • Ensuring smooth running of projects, and swift identification and resolution of issues
  • Ensuring a consistent result across all assets for each game
  • Such other duties as may be set forth by the Company

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of software internationalization and localization principles
  • 3+ years' experience in translation, localization or games production
  • 2+ years' experience in project management within the entertainment or communication industries
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly proficient at MS Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to produce high-quality results under tight deadlines
  • Ability to analyse, prioritize and resolve problems
  • Ability to work on several tasks at once with frequent interruptions while meeting sensitive deadlines
  • Understanding of foreign cultures and awareness of cross-cultural differences

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.

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