Full Time Job

English Editor

Zoo Digital

Remote / Virtual 06-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
English Editor (Scripts)

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: $23-$26ph

Location: El Segundo/hybrid remote working

Working Hours: Weekend shift - either Weds-Sun or Sat-Weds.

Due to continued expansion, ZOO Digital are currently seeking an English Editor 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.

As English Editor- Scripts, you will need to create, re-format, and edit a variety of post-production scripts such as dialogue lists and broadcast scripts, as well as assisting with English subtitle quality control. You will have training on our in-house cloud-based system. Working in a fast-paced, team-focused environment, day to day responsibilities will include;
• Managing tight deadlines, scheduling, and integrating technology effectively
• Communicating with ZOO project coordinators, subtitle operators and a global network of vendors and contractors.
• Shifting priorities as required on a daily basis to accommodate the changing needs of our clients, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail
• Demonstrating strong writing and editing skills preferred.

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 English Editor must have a background in English, ideally a Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or a related field. We are ideally looking for applicants with previous subtitling and editing experience, but will also consider equivalent experience in a similar field.

We are also keen to hear from applicants with the following skills/experience;
• Fast and accurate typing skills – minimum 60wpm
• 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-gk97xk-3-238-24-209-42 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.