Mandarin Chinese to English Subtitler (Contract)

DramaFever is looking for highly-motivated freelance Mandarin Chinese to English subtitle translators who can localize mainland Chinese dramas for a non-Asian audience. The subtitle translator should be a talented bi-lingual individual who will be responsible for creating the highest-quality subtitles in the most efficient manner. The ideal candidate will have a nuanced understanding of the cultural and language differences between the two languages he/she is translating.
What you'll do
  • Create translation captions from Mandarin Chinese to English from video and audio source (including but not limited to dramas, films, interviews and variety shows.

  • Set start and end time code for captions to appear on screen.

  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin Chinese. 

  • Ability to produce high quality translation under tight deadline. Translation must be concise and grammatically correct.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Have good communication skills.

  • Tech savvy.

  • Prior video translation and subtitle timing experience is a plus.

  • Ability to commit at least 24 hours a week.

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