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 have the opportunity to own 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. You will collaborate with our engineers to train our Text Filter so that it is culturally relevant for our Thai speaking users.

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 as well as familiarity with localization tools and processes
  • Education: In Translation, Linguistics - BA. or equivalent
  • Native fluency in Thai: Strong written and communication skills in both Thai and English, and a strong knowledge of Thai culture, pop culture and customs
  • LQA experience: Familiarity with bug reporting process and software
  • Self-starter: Quick learner, detail-oriented, and quality-focused
  • Adaptable: Comfortable learning new technologies and change of process
  • 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 and manage the rules for the Thai Text Filter
  • Write and maintain translation memories, glossaries, and style guides
  • Work closely with product & engineering teams to provide Thai Linguistic and Localization QA for our product
  • Collaborate with external localization vendors to maintain and improve the language quality
  • Uncover, evaluate, and fix linguistic and localization issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Certification in Localization and/or translation
  • 3+ years experience working in localization field on the client side
  • Experience working with CAT, TMS and MT systems

Preferred Qualifications:

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