Group 1200 Media
  • - DVD/Blu-ray Video Production
  • Flower Mound, TX, USA
  • Full Time
  •  Must be fluent in both the source and target languages (reading, writing, and aural).  Must be able to work on a variable schedule.  Must be able to work independently and adhere to prearranged deadlines.  Must have excellent attention to detail and closely follow precise instructions.  Experience in TV/film translation or in anime/manga/game translation a plus. Depending on experience level in these areas, applicants may be required to take a test.

Group 1200 Media, one of the nation's leading independent home video entertainment companies, is a full service brand management company with in-house production, marketing, public relations, licensing, internet, home video distribution and toy divisions. We are a growing company seeking energetic and motivated freelance translators from around the globe for localization of video content, as well as translation of occasional marketing or business text related to the entertainment industry. Group 1200 Media is proud to foster professional development by providing periodic feedback and relevant resources to our translators. This is a great opportunity to work on a wide range of assignments in a creative environment.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (Video Content Translators):

 

  • Translate TV and film dialogue and/or onscreen text from the original source language into English. Source languages needed are Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), and Korean, and more.
  • Translate audiovisual content by ear either with or without a printed script.
  • Time translated dialogue for subtitle use. Scope varies from "on" times only to full timing. Training is available to those without dialogue timing experience.
  • Translate occasional text content such as insert booklets, interviews, etc.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (Marketing/Business Text Translators):

 

  • Translate various types of text from English into Japanese. Translators of various specialties sought, including both technical and literary specialties.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Must be fluent in both the source and target languages (reading, writing, and aural).
  • Must be able to work on a variable schedule.
  • Must be able to work independently and adhere to prearranged deadlines.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and closely follow precise instructions.
  • Experience in TV/film translation or in anime/manga/game translation a plus. Depending on experience level in these areas, applicants may be required to take a test.

 

Interested applicants should provide a resume and cover letter citing their native and working languages, background in anime/TV/film/entertainment, and any qualifications or experience they feel is relevant.

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