Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what’s known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

Overview of the Role

As the Thai Localization Specialist, you will help us deliver our products to users for the Thai market. In this role, you will work with multiple teams on several types of projects to offer our users a complete immersive localized experience that will be culturally relevant. You will be owning the language quality from end to end – from early localization, to localization QA, to developing glossaries and style guides for localization standards. As a user-generated content platform, we also use a Text Filter to ensure that Roblox is a safe place for all ages to create, socialize, and share. As part of the localization team, you will have the opportunity to define the future of Roblox in Thailand and globally by collaborating with our product and engineering teams to enhance the user experience for all. You will report to the Head of Localization.

You Are:

  • Experienced: Localization experience in the software/internet industry on the client side. This means you have a great understanding of localization and internationalization issues and familiarity with localization processes
  • Education: In Translation, Linguistics - BA. or equivalent
  • Thai Expertise: Excellent language skills in both Thai and English, and a solid knowledge of Thai culture, customs, language and local pop culture
  • LQA experience: Familiarity with bug reporting process and software
  • Versatile: Detail-oriented, quality-focused and understands process changes.
  • Knowledgeable: Understanding of gaming industry, gaming platforms and Social platforms trends in the US and target territory

You Will:

  • Provide high-quality Thai translations for our product, marketing, and others
  • Create the rules for the Thai Text Filter and maintain it over time
  • Create translation memories, glossaries, and style guides
  • Work with product & engineering teams to provide Thai Linguistic and Localization QA for our product
  • Collaborate with external localization vendors to improve the language quality
  • Uncover, evaluate, and fix linguistic and localization issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Certification in Localization or translation
  • 3+ years experience working in localization field on the client side
  • Experience working with CAT, TMS and MT systems
  • Based in US, open to relocate to San Mateo or work remote in US

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in translation
  • 5+ years experience in localization including both translation and LQA
  • 1+ years experience working with Text filtering systems
  • Perform market analysis to guide decisions for a given territory

You’ll Love:

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ:
    • Free catered lunches
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass