Full Time Job

English Subtitler

Deluxe

Burbank, CA 09-24-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Job
English Subtitler

Title: English Subtitler

Reports to: English Subtitling Manager, Subtitle Operations

Business Unit: Deluxe Localization

Description of Position

The English Subtitling team is focused on creating English templates for translation of subtitles and creating English subtitles and closed captions for the hard of hearing. As an English Subtitler, you will be responsible for transcribing English dialogue for a variety of streaming and broadcast clients. With your impeccable English writing skills, passion for entertainment media content, attention to detail and sensitivity to viewer experience, you will ensure all deliverables adhere to company and client specifications and industry best practices You will collaborate with global teams on initiatives to improve end-to-end workflows and manage quality. This role is remote and will require weekend coverage on Saturdays or Sundays.

Primary Responsibilities
• Transcribe dialogue for English templates, English closed captions and subtitles for the hard of hearing in a one-step process to create a final deliverable
• Fact-check and verify key names and phrases, ensuring consistency and accuracy
• Perform full linguistic QCs of transcribed English subtitles and closed captions
• Perform full linguistic QCs of subtitles translated into English
• Work with global subtitling teams to ensure client expectations for quality and on-time delivery are met
• Provide constructive feedback to English editors
• Support root cause analysis for English quality issues
• Provide support for other product lines such as English templates, dialogue lists and spotting lists as needed
• Testing and debugging of proprietary software

Skills, Experience and Qualifications
• Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Translation, Creative Writing or relevant equivalent experience
• 1-2 years of experience transcribing or QCing English subtitles and captions
• English native speaker or ILR Level 5 proficiency
• Exceptional audio sensitivity – ability to understand a variety of English accents, including regional accents from the US, UK, Australia and other English-speaking regions
• A passion for global cinema and television
• The ability to exercise critical thinking and analysis while working with creative content
• Detail-oriented, ability to prioritize tasks and make sound judgment calls while working under deadline
• Well-rounded knowledge of historical and contemporary events, cultural references, slang, idiom
• The ability to identify risks and effectively communicate them
• The ability to engage with a culturally diverse, distributed team
• Mastery of Microsoft Office or Google Suite
• Background in audiovisual and film production an asset

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d55yx0-3-236-239-91-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Deluxe

If you're an independent thinker with a high level of ingenuity and the above qualifications, then we'd like you to join our team! We offer competitive pay and benefits program, including: medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, 401(k), and more. Deluxe's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Deluxe will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and federal law. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Deluxe. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.