Localization Engineering Manager

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At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are currently seeking a Localization Engineering Manager. This position requires an experienced professional with a software internationalization and localization management skills. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Leading and defining the localization process and infrastructure implementation
  • Drive localization tasks with high degree of independence and reliability
  • Track localization status on translation and quality
  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional teams, vendors across regional marketing teams on localization needs
  • Develop and manage automated localization process to minimize repetitive tasks and decrease time-to-market for localization
  • Develop and manage localization QA processes (manual and automated) ensure delivery of high-quality and natural experiences for content across the globe
  • Review, prioritize, and track Jira tasks and issues that affect localized content relevancy, quality, and functionality
  • Process and track translations feedback from regional teams throughout the world
  • Form a strong process to report on shared goals, including metrics and feedback loops, and other operational needs, within our team and with cross-functional partners


  • 8+ years of relevant localization industry experience, including proven ability in localization engineering, project management and localization quality testing, including vendor management experience and passion for establishing standards of excellence.
  • Understanding of localization and translation systems with ability to think across layers of the stack
  • Sound Technical understanding of software development and QA cycles
  • Understanding of QA automation frameworks
  • Effective organizational and coordination skills to get things done in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including relationship building and ability to stay focused under pressure
  • Experience managing medium to large-scale projects and sometimes, vendor relationships
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working on Localization and Internationalization Projects
  • Engineering experience in development and shipping software on consumer devices
  • Willingness to learn new technologies in any area of the stack: UI, Rendering, Core, Server
  • Experience with source code management, unit test, code review, and issue tracking systems
  • Experience working with technologies like Translation Management Systems (TMS), Python, Java, HTML, CSS, Javascript, i18n libraries, ICU, Unicode


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, or other STEM degree.
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
  • California (Bay Area) - $150,000 - $214,500

Additional Compensation and Benefits
: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

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