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Localization Content Editor, Canada (Freelance)



Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 14 million students worldwide, is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Localization Editor with demonstrated expertise in Canadian English language conventions and culture. In this role, you will work closely with curriculum designers and content writers to ensure our language arts, math, and science items are linguistically correct, grade appropriate, and culturally suitable for the Canadian edition of our product.

This is a remote 1099 consulting role for 6 months with possible extension. It is open to candidates in the US or Canada.


  • Review IXL content and suggest necessary adaptations for our Canadian edition. Considerations will include:
    • Spelling, punctuation, grammar, and terminology conventions of Canadian English
    • Cultural relevance for Canadian students (i.e., avoiding US-centrism)
    • Adherence to IXL style guide specifications
    • Grade-level appropriateness
  • Ensure overall quality and consistency of language arts, math, and science content for Canada
  • Copyedit to improve formatting and style
  • Answer IXL queries pertaining to Canadian English language and cultural customs


  • BA/BS degree and minimum of 3 years' experience in an editing role
  • Impeccable knowledge of Canadian English grammar and mechanics
  • Superior writing and editing skills, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiarity working with style manuals and guides (e.g., The Chicago Manual of Style)
  • Understanding of K–12 students’ reading and knowledge levels
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be efficient and organized while managing a queue of assignments
  • Proficiency in Google Docs and Google Sheets



IXL Learning is the country's largest edtech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:

  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
  • Wyzant is the nation's largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjects
  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources

Our mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we're looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.