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Content Localization Specialist (Bilingual, French/English) Job in Canada
Wealthsimple , Canada

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 7, 2021
Last Date
Jul 7, 2021

Job Description

Wealthsimple is a financial services company on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost.
With over 1 million people using Wealthsimple products, we are the market leader in Canada. Our team is working together to build one of the most innovative fintech companies in the world and we're looking for talented people who want to help us move fast, ship often and make a huge impact. Join us on our mission to build a better financial future!
Read our Culture Manual to learn more about us and how we work.
About this roleWe’re looking for a bilingual Content Localization Specialist to join our Product Content team and champion the product experience for our French-speaking clients. The Product Content team is at the heart of all our projects, crafting narratives that make Wealthsimple's products accessible and human. You’ll work with passionate interdisciplinary teams including Product Managers, Designers, UX Researchers and and Engineering to collaborate on all phases of Wealthsimple's user experience from idea to shipped In this role you’ll have the opportunity to:
  • Own our French product localization from translation to strategy
  • Ensure consistency in our brand and tone across our French product experiences
  • Engage with and advise Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to help us create product experiences that include local considerations from the start
  • Bring clarity and humanity to confusing and intimidating financial language
  • Create best-in-class user experiences through content (including: product copy that seamlessly guides users through the product, transactional email writing that feels intelligent, approachable and human, and notices, updates and alerts that express urgency without feeling scary)
We’re looking for someone who:
  • Is fluent in both Canadian French and English
  • Has professional experience leading translation and localization
  • Works quickly and decisively across multiple contexts
  • Is a great collaborator and listener and loves to work with others to understand and solve peoples' problems
  • Is passionate about user experience and can participate in critique and creative brainstorming sessions
  • Thinks personal finance and investing are interesting, and are excited to make them accessible to others
  • Values open communication and working on an exceptionally transparent team
  • Brings solid understanding of functional writing for product copy, websites, and email
At Wealthsimple, we embrace difference. We believe that getting to the best outcomes requires diverse perspectives and backgrounds. We create space where all voices can be heard so that we can all do our life's best work. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

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