English Closed Captioner

The English Closed-Captioner will spot, simulate and proof film-related content for any/all of the following mediums: DVD, Broadcast, streaming media, dubbing, gaming and corporate projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Possess the aptitude to learn specific, SDI-centric computer programs
  • Pay great attention to detail in all project
  • Able to apply client-specific protocols as needed and adhere to all special instructions
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Be proactive and communicate problems/issues/developments effectively to supervisor, peers, and/or internal staff as needed
  • Help out with other duties in department as needed
  • Attend departmental or other meetings as directed
  • Create regular feedback for peers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent command of the English language, as well as slang and colloquial expressions
  • A solid knowledge of American culture.
  • Excellent organizational skills with project ownership attitude
  • Excellent computer skills; film editing software a plus
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Experience in tasks requiring extreme accuracy
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel in all mediums (in person, telephone, written)
  • Empathy for different cultures
  • Service-oriented
  • Ability to work flexible hours if and when necessary

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • An associate’s degree (A. A.) or Bachelor’s degree in language or related field
  • And/or 2–3 years related experience
  • Previous localization and/or subtitle experience preferred
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