Full Time Job

Audio Description Script Writer

Zoo Digital

Remote / Virtual 07-22-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WELCOME TO ZOO

ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in LA, Dubai, London and Sheffield UK. We help the biggest names in global entertainment to reach audiences everywhere with our high-quality localization and media services, adapting original TV and movie content for different languages, regions, and cultures.
Our Mission: To help our clients share their stories, by adapting the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy.
Our Clients: Major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBC Universal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others.
Our Services: Dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing.

ZOO Digital's state of the art technology services are backed by the award-winning bespoke software created by our ever-growing Research & Development team, ZOO Digital Labs. The team create cutting edge software solutions to supercharge our services and make our customers' lives easier. To find out more, visit https://www.zoodigital.com/

Position

ABOUT THE ROLE

Salary: $24-$28ph

Location: El Segundo/hybrid remote working

Due to continued expansion, ZOO Digital are currently seeking an Audio Description Script Writer to join their English department based in El Segundo, CA. The English Team is required to create, reformat and edit captions for videos to be distributed on a variety of platforms such as Netflix, Disney+, iTunes, Amazon, Google and Hulu, ensuring all captions and subtitles are presented in perfect English grammar.

The Audio Description Script Writer is required to create, reformat, and edit audio description scripts for videos to be distributed on a variety of platforms such as Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, Google and Hulu. The writer must follow guidelines and best practices set forth by the American Council of the Blind (ACB) as well as client specific needs and requests.

Duties and responsibilities include;
• Responsible for managing tight deadlines, scheduling, and integrating technology effectively
• Communicating with ZOO project coordinators about assignment progress
• Very detail oriented and can shift priorities as required daily to accommodate the changing needs of our clients
• Write and edit audio description scripts for a variety of types of content

All on site ZOO employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must provide CDC verification of their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process before starting.

Requirements

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The Audio Description Script Writer will ideally have a background in journalism, copywriting, English, or related field. Knowledge and experience working with the blind or low vision community or experience in audio description is preferred.

Strong writing, editing, and research skills are required.

We are also keen to hear from applicants with the following skills/experience;
• Fast and accurate typing skills – minimum 60wpm
• Strong writing, editing, and research skills
• Knowledge in Microsoft Office
• Familiarity in using search engines to research people, places, and unfamiliar terms
• Comfortable adapting to new software
Other information

WHY CHOOSE ZOO?
Our technology is constantly evolving, so there's never a dull moment with ZOO! Our team is made up of creatives, innovators, linguists, and collaborators from all corners of the world, and we employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. Along with a competitive salary, we also offer excellent company benefits, which include;

Unlimited access to over 5,000 courses on Udemy for business

Medical, Dental, Vision

STD, LTD, Life Insurance

401k Plan

Share Save Plan

PTO/Sick Time

Paid Holidays

Membership Discount at Bay Clubs

Stocked Kitchen

We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. For further details on what it's like to work for us, please visit our company Glassdoor page -https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-ZOO-Digital-Group-EI_IE12459.11,28.htm

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rojzwp-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Zoo Digital

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.