Polina Karpova

By |2021-02-21T22:11:43+02:00February 21st, 2021|

For the past 2 ½ years, Polina Karpova has been a vendor manager at Levsha localization studio where she is responsible for seeking and recruiting new vendors as well as guiding and helping them throughout their cooperation with Levsha.  Whenever vendors face an issue with payment, workload, information, or production — she is there for them. Polina studied international relations at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs (English and Spanish languages) [...]

Daniele Corrado

By |2021-02-23T09:59:38+02:00February 21st, 2021|

Daniele Corrado had been a customer in the gaming industry since forever, then moved to the other side of the barricades in 2010. He started his career as a localization tester for a heterogenous bunch of titles and platforms and now helps Riot Games in delivering the best localization possible for VALORANT. At Riot, Daniele has worked in various capacities on every product that Riot has released as well as other unannounced projects. He has [...]

Fedor Bonch-Osmolovskiy

By |2021-02-23T09:55:52+02:00February 21st, 2021|

Fedor Bonch-Osmolovskiy started his journey in video game localization as a freelance translator in 2005. In 2009, he became one of the founders of Levsha localization and has been a managing partner at the studio since then. Despite having a degree in computational linguistics, Fedor’s passion has always been finding new ways to facilitate efficient and joyful interaction and collaboration between different people.

Mariana Dadalto Schettino

By |2021-02-23T10:02:19+02:00February 21st, 2021|

Mariana Dadalto Schettino is a video game localization professional with a passion for gender inclusive language practices and is a project management enthusiast. As a localization tester at Electronic Arts (EA), she has worked to build in quality on more than 15 different titles, from AAA to mobile games. Mariana is the founder of the Gender Inclusive Taskforce for Localization at EA. As the lead stakeholder for this initiative, she creates guidelines for inclusive language [...]

Estelle Bailly

By |2021-02-23T09:49:55+02:00February 21st, 2021|

With over 20 years of experience in the video game localization industry, Estelle Bailly is an expert in the globalization and internationalization of creative content. She started her career in France, where she learned about the various aspects of the localization pipeline through multiple experiences which lead her to become head of localization at one of the largest video game localization agencies in Paris. In 2016, Estelle joined Hi-Rez Studios, a games-as-a-service studio, as localization [...]

Diego Cresceri

By |2021-02-23T10:10:26+02:00February 16th, 2021|

Diego Cresceri is CEO and founder of Creative Words, a language service provider based in Genoa. At Creative Words he is responsible for the company's strategy and growth. His clients include multilingual translation agencies, Italian companies aiming to internationalize, and foreign companies aiming to enter the Italian market. Diego graduated from the University of Genoa in translation and interpreting and before founding Creative Words he was a translator, project manager and chief operations officer at [...]

Gina Jackson OBE

By |2021-02-12T16:54:58+02:00February 5th, 2021|

Gina Jackson is the development director at games publisher Sold Out (part of the EG7 Group), where she leads the development of Sold Out’s funded third party titles from indie developers.  She started in games development back in 1992 and has worked for developers, publishers, and distributors covering console, PC, and mobile games. Gina is particularly passionate about diversity, mental health, and skills development. She is vice-chair of the games industry charity, GamesAid; a trustee [...]

Sandra Pourmarin

By |2021-02-21T02:44:46+02:00February 1st, 2021|

Sandra Pourmarin’s journey in the video game localization industry started 16 years ago with Ubisoft Montreal. Initially Localization Project Manager, she has been localization consultant for ten years now, overseeing Ubisoft NCSA localization and defining Ubisoft worldwide localization strategy with key localization stakeholders. No need to say that localization is one of Sandra’s favorite topics. Very enthusiastic about constant changes in the video game industry, which she sees as an opportunity to challenge oneself and [...]

Priscilla Bermea

By |2021-02-20T00:02:56+02:00January 22nd, 2021|

Priscilla Bermea is the localization operations lead for Latin America at Riot Games. She is Mexican and a professional with over 10 years of experience in the gaming localization industry. Priscilla has been a fierce gamer since she can remember, and has dedicated herself to translating and interpreting videogames for friends and family. After working as a freelance translator and specialized project manager, she turned her favorite hobby into a career, becoming part of the [...]

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