Freelance Closed Captioning
USA StudiosNew York, NY
Minimum 2 year broadcast captioning experience a must. Excellent command of the English language, including slang and colloquial expressions. Skills should include editing/proofreading, good judgment, problem solving ability, and an engaged and creative attitude.
We are seeking freelancers who have their own closed captioning software (Swift/ Mac Caption/ Caption Maker, etc) and are able to adhere to our standards of captioning.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Generating high-quality broadcast caption files in a timely manner, usually working with a transcript or script (occasional transcription) using MacCaption.
Ability to transcribe English audio accurately at 50 WPM or faster
Research and confirm spellings of specialized terminology and proper names
Review captioned programs (your own and others') for accuracy, synchronization of captions with audio, completeness, and screen placement.
Manage work/delivery schedule
Communicate with clients
Maintain efficiency and quality
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