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Localization Manager

Localization Manager

Lifesum gives people personalized navigation for health and lifestyle improvement. By tapping in to mobile sensor technology and combining it with passion for design and applied psychology, we try to create delightful user experience that improves peoples lives.


Job Description

Every year, millions of people join Lifesum to become healthier and happier. Vital to this growth is our ability to communicate with every one of them in a personal, clear, and authentic manner regardless of language or cultural background. This is where you come in.

As the companies first Localization Manager, you will be in charge of maintaining our tone of voice in every language while also ensuring we respect our customers cultural preferences and more. With the 11 languages already supported, you’ll be fundamental to Lifesum’s success around the world.

What you will do

  • Manage localization projects for campaigns and marketing content, CRM, e-mails, product and web content, oversee localization and QA workflow, and make sure that every deadline is being kept.
  • Ensure work is done within budget and that vendors adhere to their service level agreement.
  • Lead meetings and work closely with cross-functional teams of designers, product owners, engineers, marketers, and others across the company, passionate about Lifesum’s success. You will facilitate communication of localization requirements, share insights, resolve any issues and ensure that we operate in line with our overall localization strategy.
  • Share best practices and evangelize our localization efforts.
  • Review, prioritize, and track the resolution of bugs that affect localized product content quality and functionality.
  • Develop and implement processes to increase efficiency, and manage cost and time to market for localized versions.
  • Research and incorporate industry best practices and innovation into our localization and translation strategy.
  • Test possible tools and technologies to enable the team’s strategic goals.
  • Give input to budget and follow up on costs related to translations.
  • Work on project retrospective with our stakeholders.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations.
  • Other related tasks as assigned to fulfill responsibilities.
  • Report to our VP Growth located in our Stockholm HQ.

Who you are

  • 5+ years experience as Localization Manager, Localization Program Manager or Language Manager in a deadline-driven role with accountability for delivering projects with multiple components and multiple stakeholders and collaborators.
  • Preferably 5+ years vendor management experience.
  • Jira user.
  • Experience working with remote team members.
  • Excellent track record in delivering global products, and understanding of localization challenges.
  • Creative as well as strategic thinker who can demonstrate strong organizational and management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.

Of course we would be even happier if you have a great interest in either health & fitness or food.

What you can expect from us

There’s a few things about Lifesum that you might not know:

  • Passion. Actions speak louder than words ever have. Every day, Lifesummers show the passion and dedication that has seen us climb to the very top. Our including culture encourages experimentation, helping us all learn and grow.
  • Trust. We built our culture upon trust, which means more freedom to suggest, champion and lead. This also means far greater personal responsibility - and we wouldn’t have it any other way. It works because we trust each other.
  • Diversity. Including more than 20 nationalities, we enjoy a rich mix of cultures, world views and working styles - this is more than your average tech gig: these different perspectives make sure we’re solving the right problems.
  • Balance. We want you to be happy - so go ahead! Talk food and health, exercise with others, live life and most of all, laugh! Learn what works for you and use that to help everyone.

If you think this sounds exciting, we'd love to hear from you and get to know you. Send us your resume right away and please tell us why you are interested in this particular position and why Lifesum is the place you want to be your next workplace. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

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Dynamic, inspiring, always learning

Lifesum is a hub of energy and excitement, with new developments and updates everyday as we evolve alongside the tech industry. Where there's less hierarchy, there's more autonomy & collaboration. 

 


Stockholm location, global culture

We’re a team of some Swedes, some German, some Icelandic, some Aussies, some Brazilians, some Americans…the list goes on. We come from over 20 different nationalities, but most importantly we’re a team. We work collaboratively; always focused, having fun, and remembering that we need each other in order to create something of real value.

To date the app has over 30 million registered users with new people joining daily. It’s important to us that as we grow - both as a company and as a team - our culture and office remains a place of collaboration, fun, creativity and great work.

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