Senior Director, Web and Localization


Elastic is an open source search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

Elastic is looking for a Senior Director, Web and Localization who will drive the overall digital strategy for Elastic's web properties to ensure a consistent, SaaS brand experience that drives our business. This person will craft the vision and build the roadmap to evolve the end-to-end digital experience of They will collaborate with the UX, design, and other teams through a thoughtful combination of digital standard methodologies and innovation.
This is a distributed role within North American timezones.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Manage five teams: Localization, web production, web testing, SEO, and UX
  • Partner with key constituents across the organization, brand marketing, content marketing, product design team, event marketing, performance marketing, and sales enablement, to understand their digital objectives and translate their needs into digital solutions
  • Drive web content personalization strategies, web operating model and governance structure, and site optimization with a test and optimize philosophy
  • Research and bring new perspectives and competitive intelligence to the table, ever-elevating our web practices
  • Lead and potentially transform our web infrastructure
  • Lead all aspects of budgeting and reporting associated with
  • Be the bridge between the web experience and our sales process

What You Bring Along:

  • 7+ years of driving SaaS, enterprise-level web expansion strategy
  • Knowledge of current web technologies, from CMS and APIs to data integration and reporting tools
  • Strong global team management
  • A strong bias for action, leading progress and simple perfection

Bonus Points:

  • Experience managing localization 
  • Experience in broader digital marketing and/or automation
  • Web coding skills to easily troubleshoot

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please email

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