English Subtitler

Deluxe Media
Full time Full day
Toronto, ON
Job
English Subtitler


Description



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

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