Native is your partner for wide-scope localization projects so your product speaks the language of success and every market feels right at home.

About us:

The purpose of localization is simple enough—speak the language to win business. Here at Native we know that behind every successful localization effort there is efficient project management. While translation, hiring resources, and smart tech integrations are a crucial part of localization projects, the real challenge is managing the process so the content sits right with the target market, gets delivered in time and you get the desired results without needless burnout.

Look at it this way – we are fluent in 89 languages and true-blue natives of localization management with a deep understanding of the complexities of language, culture, and technology.

Brand Promise

Localization journey that helps you sleep better at night.

Brand Purpose

Native performs outstanding localization project management, empowering our clients to succeed without unnecessary stress, overtime and burnout.

Brand Mission

Native is your one-stop localization partner—we set up and tend to your localization projects to help you reach your business goals without losing your cool.

Native has mastered the language of project management to ensure that every localization effort is a hassle-free experience for all the parties involved.

Brand Values

Straightforward

We put emphasis on honesty and simplicity in communication. Our approach is straightforward because we understand the needs and pain points of our clients.

Diligent

We exert persistence in everything we do, always striving for success to make your business efforts easier.

Reliable

We work hard to gain and maintain the trust of our clients. We always begin by learning all your needs and expectations and move on from there.

(Com)passionate

We’re passionate about technology but, above all, we’re compassionate towards people.

Khalid Malik
Khalid Malik
Apr 20, 2023
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An excellent company, in every respect, to work with. It was nice working with cooperative, quality-conscious PMs. The payment was released even before the scheduled date.
Petra Martina Marić
Petra Martina Marić
Mar 15, 2023
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I have done a number of smaller assignments for Native in the last months. Very professional, responsive and friendly staff. Payment as agreed and always on time. I fully recommend them!
Paula Graf
Paula Graf
Mar 15, 2023
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It was a pleasure to work for Native.
Anna Nielsen
Anna Nielsen
Feb 28, 2023
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I have done a number of smaller assignments for Native during the last few months. Very professional agency. Payment as agreed. I hope to continue our collaboration.
Maria Dimitrova
Maria Dimitrova
Feb 27, 2023
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Native is one of my favourite outsourcers - interesting projects, great project managers and timely payments. I am really happy I "e-met" them and started working with them.
Elin Johanne Hoel
Elin Johanne Hoel
Feb 27, 2023
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I recommend this agency. Nice communication and no issues whatsoever.
Kenneth von Zeipel
Kenneth von Zeipel
Feb 26, 2023
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Have worked with this agency for a few months. Friendly and professional project managers, pay invoices even before due date. Interesting projects. Happily work with them.
Heidi Nilsen
Heidi Nilsen
Feb 26, 2023
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Native is a reliable outsourcer, with good communication, friendly staff and payment even before due date! They are highly recommenced, and I look forward to working with them again.
Samuel Hultenheim Nisticò
Samuel Hultenheim Nisticò
Feb 24, 2023
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Friendly staff, good communication, payment on time. I can definitely recommend them.
Barbro Andersson
Barbro Andersson
Jan 08, 2023
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I have worked with this agency for over 2 years and have had a lot of work with them. I love working with all the staff. Very professional, timely payments and just an awesome group to work with!
Solja Vilkas
Solja Vilkas
Dec 29, 2022
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I have worked with Native on a few projects and it has always been a pleasure. The PMs are always fiendly and helpful. Payment on time.
Inge Sidenius Petersen
Inge Sidenius Petersen
Dec 16, 2022
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It is a pleasure working for Native. The PMs are conscientious, friendly, and both service-oriented and quality-conscious. Payments are timely. I would always be happy to work to Native again.
Abdikhani Mohamed
Abdikhani Mohamed
Dec 07, 2022
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Very professional, friendly and dedicated team. Clear instructions and perfect communication. I enjoyed working with Native.
Dr. phil. Boris Drenkov
Dr. phil. Boris Drenkov
Nov 23, 2022
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Native is a great translation agency. The PMs and the talent managers are very competent and professional, payments are on time and projects are very interesting.
Katrin Selbak
Katrin Selbak
Nov 23, 2022
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Good agency, friendly and helpful project managers, timely payment.
Jelena Bogdanovic
Jelena Bogdanovic
Nov 22, 2022
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Very friendly and supportive staff, clear instructions, great communication and timely payment, just a pleasure to work with!
Rolf Sunde
Rolf Sunde
Nov 22, 2022
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100% professional and kind pm's all around. Also interesting projects. At least two thumbs up! 🙂
Irina Sal
Irina Sal
Oct 28, 2022
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Great communication, payment on time, friendly PMs, fun projects.
Maja Davis
Maja Davis
Oct 25, 2022
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It's a pleasure working for Native - staff is very helpful and professional, their projects very interesting and the payment is always on time.
Anna Fitzgerald
Anna Fitzgerald
Oct 16, 2022
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Highly professional agency. I enjoyed our interaction and would gladly work with them again.
Kimberly Wastler
Kimberly Wastler
Oct 14, 2022
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Interesting job. Prompt payment. Quick answers to questions. Pleasant staff.
Mary Teissier du Cros
Mary Teissier du Cros
Oct 14, 2022
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I had a nice experience with this agency - good communication and clear instructions, and I was paid very promptly!
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Our team:

Didzis Grauss

OWNER | CRO

Didzis Grauss OWNER | CRO

A seasoned localization leader with a focus on global product growth. Connects with people easily and loves talking about language operations. Is confident that he will never own enough guitars.

Ivars Lazdiņš

OWNER | CFO

Ivars Lazdiņš OWNER | CFO

Native’s finance controller, with insights into the German localization market. Measures everything twice before cutting. “Marvel” still remains his official religion.

Anna Pelēkzirne

OWNER | COO

Anna Pelēkzirne OWNER | COO

Head of Operations with a hawk eye for detail. Makes sure the Native train runs smoothly. You don’t know what true, scorching heat is until you go on a vacation chosen by Anna.

Elvita Pūķe-Barbier

OWNER | CEO

Elvita Pūķe-Barbier OWNER | CEO

A strong and charismatic strategic leader who is always first in line to help, teach and support. Also has a badass collection of rock festivals and concerts under her belt.

Līva Vītola

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Līva Vītola PRODUCTION MANAGER

Native’s production architect, with a brain for systems creation and implementation. Līva is the team player you’ll absolutely need if you’re at the beginning of your localization journey.

Beāte Aņiļonīte

TEAM LEADER

Beāte Aņiļonīte TEAM LEADER

Beāte is the epitome of calmness and precision and has an ability to instill the same mood on the rest of the team. It’s easier to see the rocks in the sea when the sea is calm—that’s why we love her and you should too!

Maksims Petrovs-Kudlāns

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Maksims Petrovs-Kudlāns SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Max has made friends with all the localization systems out there, and the feelings are mutual. Localization engineering is his playground, and he’ll take you from implementation all the way to testing and troubleshooting.

Jevgenijs Panaščiks

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Jevgenijs Panaščiks SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Capable of handling workflows and structures of the highest complexity and does not break a sweat even when managing projects into 35 languages at once. Did someone mention Eurovision?

Zane Reine

PROJECT MANAGER

Zane Reine PROJECT MANAGER

Will make you feel at home with Native from the get-go and will help you solve localization challenges you didn’t know you had. Her calming and reassuring presence spreads very quickly!

Arta Bārda

PROJECT MANAGER

Arta Bārda PROJECT MANAGER

A team player with a strong technical background and the great ability to always see the big picture. Chief Calorie Officer of Native, she supplies us with pies, cakes and anything else you can imagine coming out of an oven.

Paula Sondore

PROJECT MANAGER

Paula Sondore PROJECT MANAGER

Oversees complex workflows with great success, with a particularly good eye for troubleshooting and optimization. The best Wednesday Halloween outfit you’ll ever see.

Kristaps Obodņikovs

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Kristaps Obodņikovs BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

A very curious and solution-oriented mind. Hearing from Kristaps can mean your day has just gotten a bit lighter. Loves to talk about language operations and chess, whichever feels more fitting for the situation.

Olaf the Samoyed

STRESS MANAGER

Olaf the Samoyed STRESS MANAGER

Has four years of experience in stress relief and brings fluff to Native operations. Takes his job very seriously and tries to sleep in places where it is hard to get past him without rubbing his belly.

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Partner with Native!

We have mastered the language of project management and make sure that every project is a hassle-free experience for all parties involved with full support all the way from start to final product.

Structured management

Structured management is the key to any successful project, and Native specializes in it. We utilize a variety of strategies and tools to streamline project runs and communication, so expectations and goals are met in a timely manner.

Cost-efficiency

We prioritize careful resource selection, efficient workflow creation, issue tackling and tailored solutions to optimize every project for maximum value.

ISO certified

Native is a fully ISO certified localization and language operations provider, currently holding two quality certifications – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015.

On 11 November 2022 SIA “Native Localization” signed contract no. SKV-L-2022/498 with the Investment and Development Agency of
Latvia (LIAA) on receiving support within the scope of the “Promotion of International Competitiveness” event, which is co-financed by
the European Regional Development Fund.