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WLNL: Video Game Localization - A Panel Discussion

September 28 @ 17:30 PM - 19:00 PM

Do you want to enter and succeed in the video game localization industry? Our panel experts will give insights into this fascinating market.

The video game industry has seen explosive growth in the past years, and the demand for video game localization is rising. In this panel talk, our two game localization specialists, Aurélie Perrin and Linda Geschwandtner, will shed some light on this industry and discuss:

  • what skills translators and project managers need to succeed in game localization
  • how a typical assignment looks like
  • what software you need to get started.

Join us to find out if video game localization is something for you and your team.

EVENT DETAILS:

? Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

⏰Time: 17:30 CET (Amsterdam time)

?Location: online

REGISTRATION:

We will host this event live on Zoom and record it. It’s free to attend, but you need to register through Eventbrite so that we can send you the Zoom login details via email.

MEMBERSHIP & BENEFITS:

The event is open to everyone, but the recording will only be available to Women in Localization members. Do you have colleagues or friends interested in this and other Women in Localization events? Spread the word, please! All Women in Localization events are free, and recordings of events are made available to community members.

AGENDA:

17:30 - Welcome and Intro of Women in Localization

17:40 - Introduction of our guest speakers

17:45 - Video Game Localization - A Panel Discussion

18:25 - Q&A

18:45 - Goodbyes

OUR SPEAKERS:

Linda Geschwandtner

German Game Translator and Project Manager

Linda has been working as a freelance translator and linguistic games tester for ten years. Recently, she took on the additional role of project manager at Locadile, where she helps to bring great games to players all over the world.

Aurélie Perrin

English to French Video Game Translator

Aurélie has worked on nearly 100 games since 2014, when she entered the industry. She also teaches game localization and business management for master's students at the University of Burgundy in Dijon. Currently, she is chair of the IGDA (International Game Developers Association) Localization SIG (Special Interest Group).

Organizer
Women in Localization The Netherlands