French Canadian Localization Specialist

CDK Global Portland , OR 97201

Posted 2 months ago

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.

We're large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

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Position Summary

The Canadian French Localization Specialist is responsible for localizing training, online help content and product documentation for CDK Global's Learning & Performance organization. This position will localize written, presentation, audio, elearning and video content in French Canadian, making sure to maintain their original meaning, format and tone. To be successful in this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and be fluent in at least French Canadian and English. Ultimately, you will provide ready-to-use translated content that meets our internal needs and helps us educate and support our French Canadian customers.

Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Reading material and researching industry-specific terminology

  • Converting text and audio recordings from English to French Canadian

  • Recording audio for elearning in French Canadian (voiceovers)

  • Ensuring localized texts conveys original meaning and tone

  • Localize subtitle and text for video, eLearning and online presentations

  • Proofread localized texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy

  • Follow up with internal team members and clients to ensure localized content meets their needs

  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure)

  • Network with field experts to stay current on new localization tools and practices

Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Proven work experience in localization

  • Fluency in at least two languages (French Canadian and English)

  • Time-management skills

  • Enjoys working with a variety of tasks, and capable of independently managing workflow, information, and processes between different teams and stakeholders

  • Able to work independently

  • Ability to liase with product marketing, product development and other internal audiences to ensure alignment in terminology, nomenclature, and context for localized content

Preferred Attributes & Qualifications

  • Experience with Storyline or Captivate eLearning development software

  • CDK or Automotive dealership experience

  • Language / Localization-related certification

  • QA / Testing experience

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work. You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well. All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.


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French Canadian Localization Specialist

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