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Subtitle and Caption Editor (English)
Summary
Title:Subtitle and Caption Editor (English)
ID:1871
Department:Language
Location:Virginia
Description

Subtitle and Caption Editor

JTG is currently seeking Subtitle and Caption Editors (English language).

Location: Remote

Status: Contractor

Responsibilities:

  • Align timestamped transcripts of audio/video files (source videos and transcripts are all in English) with source audio/video for videos, webcasts, and podcasts that will be posted publicly on end customer’s website, YouTube Channel, Facebook page, and other social media.
  • Adjust initially generated timecodes to ensure alignment to video as needed.
  • Ensure subtitles follow industry standards for closed captioning, i.e., captioning grouping, character limits per line, speaker indication, atmospherics, etc. per the requirements of 508 compliance.
  • Review and edit (if needed) the transcript for grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 
  • Note: You will NOT be hardcoding subtitles into the video, only producing a final .srt file that will display subtitles accurately according to timecodes and closed captioning standards.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent written English skills, including spelling and grammar at a native or near-native level
  • Able to review MPEG-4(.mp4), MOV (.mov), MPEG-3 (.mp3) and WAV (.wav) files
  • Able to use video editor to edit and work with subtitles
  • Ability to work with SubRip Subtitle (.srt) and DFXP (dfxp.xml) files
  • Ability to follow industry standards for closed captioning, i.e., according to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP), and FCC Caption Quality Standards
  • Able to respond quickly to short deadline turnaround of 3-4 hours
  • Available during regular business hours Eastern Time


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience editing and reviewing transcripts
  • Experience reviewing and aligning timecodes for subtitles/captions
  • Experience working with DFXP (dfxp.xml) and SubRip Subtitle (.srt) files
  • Bachelor’s degree

This position reports to the Project Manager.

Founded in 1995, JTG is an Employee-Owned Company that is specialized in language services, training, and analytics. JTG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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