• Location
    • Dublin
  • Date Posted
  • May. 26, 2021
  • Function
  • Product Management
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

As a Content Localization Specialist, you will undertake several projects to improve the quality of German content presented to Squarespace users. You will work directly with the Product Business Development team, will be passionate about languages and cultures, and strive to give our users a native experience across all platforms. In this position you will primarily liaise with colleagues in Dublin, Ireland and New York, USA.

This role will report to the Content Localization Manager and be based from home in Germany.

Squarespace works with a selected Third Party Employment Service (TPES), who will act as the official employer of record and will manage all compliance and payroll activities locally. Squarespace adheres, to the extent of its ability to, all statutory ethical and legal recruitment standards and principles.

Please note that resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Improve the quality of German content and review in context (Linguistic QA)
  • Research industry-specific terminology to improve our glossary
  • Review language feedback from Squarespace users and employees
  • Implement SEO improvements
  • Update voice and style guides

Qualifications

  • German native speaker with English fluency, who has experience with business English
  • Degree in a relevant field (German language, Journalism, Linguistics) or vocational training (fremdsprachenkorrespondent) with expertise in the German culture
  • 3 years of hands-on content localization experience both in web content and marketing content
  • Time management skills, ability to multitask, highly organised, motivated to contribute and collaborate with the Content Localization team and cross-functionally throughout the company
  • Passion for translations, peoples, and languages
  • Experience with online translation software and ticketing systems (Smartling and JIRA a plus)
  • Creative mind, attention to detail
  • Interest in building a technical skill set in HTML and Markdown -- prior knowledge of either a plus, but not required
  • SEO and content strategy skills a plus
  • Availability to engage on a contract for 1 year

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace’s team of more than 1,200 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.