Gearbox —award-winning, independent developer of interactive entertainment hits Borderlands, Brothers In Arms and Battleborn—is looking for a Localization Technical Specialist for its Quebec City studio!

The selected person will work within our internal localization team to implement new technologies, help localization project managers with their day-to-day tasks, optimize localization processes, help administer projects in a CAT tool, and participate in testing efforts.

Main responsibilities

  • Set up specific tools and environments for localization; Identify and extract localizable content from complex formats; Use character strings from translation memories and other previous translations;
  • Ensure the final conversion of localized and translated data to their original formats;
  • Be responsible for resolving problems arising during production, especially during the translation process;
  • Collaborate in designing, implementing and documenting new software engineering procedures;
  • Help the internal localization team answer questions from external translators and participate in testing efforts when necessary.

Required Skills

  • College studies in computer science or equivalent experience;
  • Proficiency in complex regular expressions (RegEx), in particular procedures relating to complex character strings;
  • Proficiency in various programming languages ​​(VBA is an asset) and markup (XML, JSON, XLIFF);
  • Good knowledge of the Office suite (mainly Excel), translation tools (such as memoQ), and Unreal Engine 4 and Unity are assets;
  • Mastery of multilingual localization issues and procedures (management of various character encodings, text orientation, filters and other manipulations) is an asset;
  • Good problem solving skills that combine strong analytical skills with a penchant for developing creative solutions;
  • Team spirit ; sense of organization and good time management;
  • Awareness of the challenges of a service industry, in particular by showing yourself capable of effectively supporting internal resources in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Fluent in English

Gearbox Studio Québec

Located in beautiful Quebec City, our studio is a short walk away from the the city's most vibrant districts, bars, restaurants, parks and coffee shops. We love to create and play games. We reward teammates based on merit and offer a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, flexible time-off, training and numerous other perks.