Localisation Manager

At DMS, our doors are open once again, our teams are back and we are now moving forward with optimism and excitement as we enjoy the next phase of our growth and prepare to build on our successes so far. We are looking for like-minded talented people who want to be part of our journey. It’s going to be a very big year for us and we want you to play a role.

We love the film industry. We love the ability of film to take your imagination away from daily life, to excite, to provoke, to engage and to entertain and we are excited to once again be playing our part in bringing the magic of cinema into people’s lives.


We are a vibrant, engaged, talent-driven agency where our staff feel empowered, where ideas are encouraged and where outstanding work is rewarded. We nurture bright, passionate people who are innovative and creative in their thinking and ambitious and brave in everything they do.

DMS is a place where our clients feel looked after, where they trust our ability to deliver and come up with new ways of engaging them and helping them engage their audiences. We strive to be a key agency partner to our clients, delivery consistency of work and quality of service.

Founded in 2002, our headquarters are in London with offices also in Los Angeles and Sydney. We are part of the AKA Group of agencies.


We are a full-service creative digital agency. Our people, technology and insights help global media and entertainment, sports and lifestyle brands create, manage, localise, distribute and place their content and evaluate its media reach.


DMS delivers a full range of adaptation and localisation services to major film studios across the globe from its central London base. Our services include subtitling, dubbing, editing, colour-grading and visual effects for promotional materials to support worldwide feature film releases for use in cinema and online.


Our Localisation Manager will sit within our Client Services department and is the main contact at DMS for the local marketing teams of key global studio clients. The successful candidate will manage a key account for our business, whilst also nurturing and training an existing talented team.


The Localisation Manager requires an outstanding level of service and this will show in the way you manage and develop your relationships internally and externally. The successful applicant will seek to fully understand clients’ requirements and integrate this fully into the wider business workflow.

The role would suit someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Manage a talented team of producers
  • Confident liaising with senior stakeholders, not shying away from difficult conversations or situations as they arise
  • Takes ownership of and oversees the reformatting of marketing video assets for digital distribution and downstream localisation, working closely with our operational teams
  • Key attention to detail and creative mindset to produce dynamic and engaging AV content, primarily related to reformatting and creative/dynamic subtitle production
  • Proactive in overseeing, coordinating and delivering all of the clients’ requirements, whilst ensuring content is produced to creative and technical industry standards
  • A good knowledge of workflows in relation to the operational teams (technical ops, QC, motion graphics) desirable
  • Key industry knowledge of film technical specifications desirable
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a structured and methodical way that eliminates mistakes and thoroughly checks all output before final delivery to our clients
  • A talent for managing multiple projects at one time
  • Demonstrates resilience and flexibility, particularly when working to tight deadlines
  • Proactive in seeking ways to improve our internal processes and solve problems as they arise
  • Strives to update their industry knowledge of different technical specifications and bespoke delivery/IT systems
  • Disciplined with the completion of administrative duties including the record-keeping and billing that is a vital part of the role


Experience of content management an advantage
Managing a small team essential
Key industry knowledge of broadcast and film technical specifications or sound knowledge of content management via various channels
This is an office based role


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