Translator - Chinese (Can Work From Anywhere) at DramaFever in New York, NY
We’re a young, ambitious group with big plans for bringing the world closer together through entertainment, so anyone can experience and enjoy great TV, film, and pop culture from the rest of the world. We launched in 2009 and are growing fast, doubling roughly every six months since inception and serving millions of happy users. Video post-production, editing, and translation are at the heart of our business and we offer ample opportunities to work on highly enjoyable, professionally-produced video content. We’re at the nexus of massive emerging opportunities in online video, mobile, and globalization, and need talented individuals to make the future happen sooner.
About Our Subtitle Translator Position
Online video website DramaFever.Com is seeking multiple freelance Mandarin Chinese to English subtitle translators who can create subtitles with basic timing. Subtitle translators will be assigned a complete TV series to subtitle. Assignments range from romantic comedy, historical dramas to variety shows. Subtitle translators are expected to complete two to five episodes per week depending on candidate’s availability. Some assignments require 24 hour turnaround. Rates vary based on length of assignments, timeliness, and difficulty of translations. Please include translation samples or links to prior work along with your resume when applying. Candidates will be asked to take a translation test. Accepted candidates will be offered projects that best fit their schedules.
- Fluency in English plus Mandarin
- Ability to translate on assigned days with quick turnaround
- Prior video translation and subtitle timing experience
- Experience with Sub Workshop, Aegisub or similar subtitle software
- Exceptional communication skills and ability to meet deadlines