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Senior Subtitler

Senior Subtitler

Full time employee

Glasgow office (100 Brand Street)

£25,000 - £30,000

Production Director

Immediate

JOB DESCRIPTION

Voquent.com are a fast-growing company dedicated to increasing and accelerating audience engagement in any language. We seek a senior subtitling engineer to produce English captions for various mediums and coordinate with internal and external resources to translate subtitles in multiple languages.

The role is ideal for someone with 5+ years of experience subtitling with additional organisational and team-building skills. Long-term, the function will become a critical leadership position.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • An excellent standard of written English, including spelling grammar and meticulous attention to detail. Able to transcribe, proofread, review and correct text and scripts created by themselves and others to ensure 100% accuracy.
  • Able to edit written text or soundtrack into clear, easy-to-read subtitles that retain the programme's complete sense and flavour.
  • Able to provide high-quality subtitles for a broad range of films and video content, including TV series, documentaries, corporate films and more. 
  • Strong time-management skills. Able to work under pressure, prioritise and produce high-quality subtitles to tight deadlines.
  • Able to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and processes and react positively to changes.
  • Able to work cooperatively with others as part of a team. Able and willing to share and receive information.
  • To always take full responsibility for the quality and delivery of their work.
  • To create and implement subtitling guidelines, standards, and processes.
  • Provide consistent support and training of Voquent staff in the art of subtitling.
  • The recruitment and testing of freelance subtitlers, testing and moderation to ensure we meet our subtitling standards.


BACKGROUND / DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years’ experience captioning or subtitling
  • 1+ year experience managing a team
  • 1+ year experience managing projects or coordinating freelancers
  • Adept with MS Office suite 
  • Expert in one or more professional subtitling software applications


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Will report directly to the Production Director
  • Rapidly respond to all requests from the pre-production/business/sales team.
  • Liaise fluidly and effectively with the post-production team
  • Provide clear written and oral instructions to the team at all times.
  • Tracking and updating the project management software with project statuses to ensure timely delivery of projects
  • To assign tasks to internal and external resources and check the quality of work.
  • Professionally represent Voquent's services to customers and partners.
  • To issue quotes and purchase orders related to the delivery of projects.
  • To recruit freelance subtitlers and rollout subtitling training to the post-production team.


ABOUT VOQUENT

Our vision is to empower content creators to reach the broadest possible audience. Customers include many of the world's top brands, marketing firms and technology companies. We facilitate the casting of professional voice actors for countless projects, including commercials, animations, explainers, computer games and more. We offer a specialist media production service - from voice actor casting and recording to editing and delivery. Additionally, we provide audio-visual translation services to localise graphics, provide dubbing or subtitles. We also make video content accessible to audiences with disabilities, using BSL, captions and Audio Descriptions.

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