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Localization Editor - Brazilian Portuguese

Job ID: 708257 | Amazon.com Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is seeking a Brazilian Portuguese Localization Editor to join our Amazon Device Software Editorial team. We are responsible for editing and localizing software and documentation across multiple Amazon Devices — Kindle E-Reader and Fire Tablet. In this role, you will work closely with other editors, program managers, localization and quality assurance engineers to deliver a best-in-class product experience to our Brazilian Portuguese-speaking customers.

In this Seattle-based position, you will:
· Own Brazilian Portuguese linguistic quality for the group’s products and services
· Drive the development of style guides and translation memories, lead terminology discussions with internal stakeholders and give direction to our external vendors
· Work with localization program managers, localization vendors, quality assurance engineers and tool development teams to ensure expected linguistic quality and launch criteria are met
· Engage with corporate and partner teams in country to understand and address Brazilian Portuguese localization issues
· Plan, monitor and implement changes to ensure all linguistic quality assurance tasks are completed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Native fluency in Brazilian Portuguese
· Bachelor’s degree in translation, linguistics or technical communications with a focus on Brazilian Portuguese, or a related field plus more than two years’ experience in the proposed job or related occupation
· Brazilian Portuguese software localization, translation, or writing/editing experience
· Technical experience with localization and terminology platforms and tools such as Alchemy Catalyst, memoQ/QTerm, SDL Studio/MultiTerm or Passolo
· Excellent oral and written communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s degree in translation
· Ability to conceptualize and execute projects, with strong bias for action and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
· Knowledge of VBA, Python or another programming language a plus
· Experience working in an editorial team supporting multiple languages