Translation Project Manager- Davis, CA

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Avantpage is a community-centered translation and localization company based in Davis, CA. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Project Manager who can coordinate the logistics around translation projects from their home office.

With a focus in the healthcare and government arenas, Avantpage works with a wide variety of clients around the United States to achieve its goal of empowering immigrant and LEP communities through access to information in their native languages.

We’re looking for a motivated individual who cares about language access and has a “can do” approach. Does your passion for this industry ready you for a new challenge as part of our international team?


  • Scope and quote translation and localization projects for identified clients.
  • Plan and monitor projects to meet deadlines, quality, and budget requirements.
  • Manage client relationships and serve as the primary day-to-day contact for clients.
  • Provide support and input to internal teams and clients, including education about the localization process, as required.
  • Collaborate with international production teams to create, implement and maintain appropriate client- or project-specific procedures, solutions, checklists and instructions.
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial project data, workflows, schedules and processes to maximize efficiency and profitability.
  • Resolve questions and issues in a timely and effective manner for clients and internal teams.
  • Organize and participate in client meetings

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Localization experience is required
  • Minimum of 1-year project management experience
  • Proven knowledge of industry-related tools (CAT, OCR, TMS, etc.)
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong customer service, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and flexibility to work independently, as part of a team but also under supervision
  • Professional and consistent communication with clients and internal team

What We Offer

  • Joining a vibrant  multicultural team spread across the Americas and Europe
  • Professional development and growth opportunities  in the localization industry
  • Training in new tools, technologies, and processes
  • A generous stipend towards healthcare, vision, and dental benefits
  • Energetic, multicultural, and empathetic working environment