Localization Producer, Games

Los Gatos, California
Streaming – Product Discovery and Promotion /
Full-time /

Netflix is one of the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 247 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause, and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

Netflix is a global product and our Globalization team needs to scale to support that. We are currently looking for a Localization Producer to help bring the Netflix gaming experience to international markets.

As a Localization Producer, you oversee the development of games into target languages, ensuring the conversion of the titles and all game-related components (metadata, marketing, CS, etc.) into localized versions to meet meaningful translation and international standards. You will use your localization and gaming experience to develop and manage relationships and strategies with game studios and vendors. You will develop and oversee the localization strategy, schedule, budget, and quality targets for your assigned games during the project lifecycle, and proactively identify, prioritize, and mitigate risks and blockers encountered along the way. You will also participate in specific games program initiatives, contributing to building the infrastructure and best practices that enable consistently excellent localization and member experience.

A successful candidate is a highly motivated individual who thrives when working autonomously in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment. They passionately collaborate and problem-solve. They have a demonstrated ability to manage priorities and projects and have the right mix of organizational and communication skills.


    • Manage localization projects and requirements across internal and external studios and vendors
    • Work cross-functionally with Netflix stakeholders to identify critical business blockers and collaborate to solve and optimize these
    • Oversee end-to-end localization workflows using our translation management tools and systems
    • Identify and manage project risk through prioritization, bug management, and any other means necessary
    • Manage independent projects within the program
    • Drive high-quality output from localization vendors
    • Oversee the localization budget for your projects by gathering data on the cost, timeliness and quality of your projects
    • Kick-off project & vertical meetings with cross-functional groups for planning
    • Evangelize Globalization to stakeholders
    • Support innovation initiatives like A/B Tests, localization task forces, including info gathering, deliberation, pivoting, viz for results, analysis & optimization of workflows


    • Bachelor's, or Master’s degree, in Localization, Language Studies, or International Studies or equivalent experience as applicable
    • 5+ years of prior buyer-side localization producer/project management/LQA experience, working on projects that involve language launches, software/games, creative content and/or subtitle localization
    • Working knowledge of industry-standard localization tools 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
    • Bias to action, proactive & innovative by nature
    • Strong attention to detail 
    • Solid in-depth knowledge of internationalization is a plus
    • Experience working in games and entertainment is a plus
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $70,000 - $370,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs.  Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more details about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment.  Learn more here

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.