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Language Manager - French & Spanish

Verkada

Verkada

San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

Job Overview:

Verkada is seeking a talented and highly motivated Language Manager to join our dynamic team. As a Localization Specialist, you will play a crucial role in adapting our product and marketing materials to effectively cater to the French and Spanish-speaking markets. The successful candidate will be responsible for translating and reviewing content, ensuring cultural relevance, and addressing specific market needs to enhance our brand presence and user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Translation and Review:
    • Translate product documentation, user interfaces, and marketing materials from English to French and Spanish, ensuring accuracy, fluency, and cultural appropriateness.
    • Review and edit translated content to maintain consistency and high quality standards.
    • Create and maintain linguistic assets such as glossaries and style guides.
    • Implement SEO best practices in localized content to enhance search engine visibility and ensure optimal performance in local search results.
  • Adaptation of Product and Marketing Materials:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to adapt product features and functionalities to meet the cultural and linguistic preferences of the target markets.
    • Modify marketing strategies to align with local trends, ensuring the content resonates with the target audience.
  • Cultural Sensitivity and Market Understanding:
    • Stay informed about cultural nuances, trends, and preferences in the French and Spanish-speaking markets.
    • Provide insights and recommendations to the team on how to best tailor content to local audiences.
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Conduct thorough testing of localized content to identify and address any linguistic or functional issues.
    • Collaborate with QA teams to ensure the overall quality of the localized product.
  • Communication and Collaboration:
    • Work closely with vendors and internal teams, including product managers, marketing professionals, and developers, to ensure a seamless localization process.
    • Act as a liaison between the global and local teams, facilitating effective communication and understanding of market-specific requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Native proficiency in French and Spanish, with excellent command of English
  • Bachelor's degree in Translation, Linguistics, Marketing, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in localization, translation, or a related field
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain high quality standards
  • Familiarity with localization tools and software
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness of market-specific trends.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, work independently, and stay focused in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in translating technical documentation is a plus

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$90,000$130,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.