Full Time Job

English Editor

Zoo Digital

Sheffield, United Kingdom 09-29-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in Sheffield, London, LA, and Dubai. 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/



Salary: £21,275

Location: Sheffied/Hybrid Working

Working Hours: Saturday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Sunday

Due to continued expansion, ZOO Digital are currently looking for an English Editor to join their Sheffield based team. The English Team are responsible for Subtitling, Dubbing, and Audio Description, working closely with project managers and a large database of freelance staff to coordinate work and meet project deadlines. With offices in Sheffield and LA, the core values of the English Team are Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Efficiency, Quality, and Diversity.

As English Editor, you must demonstrate perfect English grammar to ensure the highest quality translations for our subtitling, dubbing, and audio description services. Our English Editors demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, ensuring projects are completed within deadlines and to an incredibly high standard. This is a remote, home-based work opportunity, but all applicants must be able to travel to the Sheffield office as and when required.

Day to day responsibilities will include;
• Creating, reformatting, and editing captions, subtitle and dubbing translation templates and audio description scripts for videos distributed on huge entertainment platforms, such as Netflix and Disney+
• Quality checking work to ensure there are no spelling or grammatical errors
• Liaising with Project Managers to ensure project deadlines are met

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established, diverse and friendly team, with plenty of opportunities for career progression.



English Editors must have a creative flair and a genuine love of the English language to succeed within this role, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fast and accurate typing skills are also essential, as well as competency in Microsoft Office packages.

Ideally we are looking for candidates with a background in English – preferably a university degree in English, journalism, linguistics or a related field, as well as the following;
• Excellent research skills - familiarity with using search engines to research people, places, and unfamiliar terms covering a wide variety of topics
• Comfortable with adapting to new software
• Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, completing projects accurately and to a deadline with minimal supervision
• Proactive, flexible, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Able to work independently and as a team player
• Able to comprehend and communicate complex technical topics and specialized information
• Subtitling, dubbing, audio description and editing experience are bonuses, but not required
Other information

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;
• Flexi time
• Reward and Benefits Portal – ZOOPerks, including discounts from many high street retailers
• Unlimited access to over 5000 courses on Udemy for Business
• Pension scheme
• Free city centre parking
• 25 days holiday
• Free fruit and snacks
• Staff Socials

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-g30b95-44-197-198-214-42 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.