Job Description:

  • Be part of the core team in upholding quality and standards in the work delivered to the clients
  • Manage projects and liaise with clients and freelancers to meet deadlines and requirements
  • Produce English and Chinese translation/translated subtitles with breaks at appropriate words or pauses with the use of subtitling software
  • Vet, proofread and/or edit final copies of freelancers’ work to ensure clients’ requirements are adhered to and deliver high-quality captions
  • Identify and correct spelling, punctuation and grammatical mistakes 
  • Identify local slangs, colloquial speech or informal words/sentences and restructure the sentences as required
  • Work with the rest of the operations team to improve overall efficiency and quality of operations process

Job Requirements:

  • Pass CaptionCube’s translation assessments
  • At least 1 year full-time experience in written translation
  • Editing of English and Chinese subtitles for TV programmes and corporate videos. Proficiency in English and Chinese are a must. 
  • Able to write fluently in Mandarin and experienced in using written Mandarin as a working language due to work requirements
  • Possess a keen awareness of nuances in the Mandarin language used in different regional contexts e.g. China and Taiwan
  • Strong in both Chinese and English
  • Possess a keen awareness of grammar rules (e.g. modals, tenses, conjunctions), idiomatic expressions in UK English language and commonly misused Chinese characters
  • Meticulous and carry out necessary research/checks to ensure the correct use of words
  • Committed to timelines and reliable
  • Good project management skills, good team player, proactive, communicates and works well with the rest of the team, clients and freelancers to get work delivered on time
  • Resourceful and self-motivated to learn and grow
  • Able to learn new software tools quickly and devise actions for improvement

How to apply:

Complete CaptionCube’s translation assessments at these links:

(1) English to Chinese (Simplified) Assessment

(2) Chinese to English Assessment

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email for further information.

Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Singapore

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