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Localization Manager



Europe · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

About DataCamp

At DataCamp, we believe in empowering individuals and teams through data literacy. As a leading platform for data science and analytics education, we offer engaging, interactive courses designed by top experts. Our mission is to make data skills accessible to everyone, helping learners and organizations thrive in the data-driven world. With a diverse community of millions of learners, we provide a supportive and dynamic environment where you can grow your career and make an impact. Join us and be part of our journey to democratize data education!

About the role

DataCamp is seeking an experienced Localization Manager to lead our Localization operations and work collaboratively with stakeholders across the business as we expand our product offering globally. Reporting to the VP of Operations, the Localization Manager will play a pivotal role in supporting DataCamp’s mission of democratizing data skills for everyone, by making DataCamp more accessible to learners all over the world. This will involve designing, implementing and continuously improving our translation and localization processes.

About you

At DataCamp, we seek individuals who embody our core values of data-driven decision-making, action, transparency, ownership, and customer focus. You thrive in a fast-paced, high-performing environment and are driven by a passion for making a meaningful impact. You're adaptable, embracing change and ambiguity with enthusiasm. Your initiative and entrepreneurial spirit push you beyond just meeting targets—you aim to understand the "why" behind our goals and take ownership to drive the business forward. You’re a collaborative team player who values transparency and always seeks to improve and innovate. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!


  • Oversee localization operations to allow DataCamp to offer a best in class user experience to customers in multiple languages
  • Identify areas for improvement and lead initiatives to enhance the user experience
  • Develop and maintain linguistic and cultural standards and guidelines
  • Coordinate and act upon language feedback from both users and DataCamp employees
  • Evangelize best practices internally, raising awareness of localization processes, requirements, timelines, and impact
  • Improve the scalability of translation and localization processes
  • Collaborate with global functions to ensure effective cross-vertical collaboration and transparency
  • Oversee a team of 3rd party translators, defining key performance metrics and ensuring the quality of their output


  • 5+ years of experience in localization management at a top tech company or localization agency
  • Proven track record in defining and implementing best-in-class localization processes.
  • Experience working with product and engineering teams to seamlessly integrate localization solutions.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Proficiency working with CAT tools.
  • Fluent in English and German (French proficiency is a plus).
  • An interest in data and/or e-learning.

Why Datacamp?

Joining DataCamp means becoming part of a dynamic, creative, and international start-up. Here are just a few of the reasons why you’ll love being on our team:

  • Exciting challenges: Face new technical challenges daily, keeping your work engaging and rewarding.
  • Competitive compensation: We offer a competitive salary with attractive benefits.
  • Flexibility: Benefit from flexible working hours because the future is flexible!
  • Continuous learning: Access a yearly learning budget for conferences & training to support your professional growth.
  • Global retreats: Participate in international company retreats, fostering a global team spirit.
  • Equipment: Yearly refreshment of your IT Equipment budget for your home working setup.
  • Amazing team: Collaborate with a truly exceptional team—seriously, we’re awesome!


Our competitive compensation package offers additional benefits. On top of your salary you will also receive extra legal benefits such as best-in-class medical insurance including dental and vision. Depending on your location additional benefits might be available to you.

At DataCamp, we value diverse experiences and perspectives. If you’re excited about this role but don't meet every qualification, we still encourage you to apply. We believe skills can be developed and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. Your unique talents and perspectives are what make our team great!