English Language Editors for scripts (freelancers)
Softitler Canada Inc./Deluxe Media Services - Montréal, QC

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Softitler Canada/Deluxe Media Services, a leading provider of quality subtitling, closed captioning and translation services for major motion pictures studios, film festivals, broadcast and cable networks, is seeking:

English Language Editors for scripts (freelancers)

Main Duties:

  • Proofreading English audio and grammatical accuracy of shooting scripts for major Hollywood studios
  • Formatting and editing English scripts intended for a variety of purposes
  • Footnoting cultural references and expressions as an aid to translation
  • Manipulating English files using proprietary software to produce deliverable documents
  • Staying abreast of changing studio requests and ensuring the timely delivery of projects

Education, Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Journalism, Communications or Translation (or equivalent)
  • Professional experience in an editorial environment
  • Proven English proofreading and writing skills (translation experience a plus)
  • English mother tongue, fluency in French and other languages an asset
  • Exceptional audio sensitivity
  • Proven research skills and fact-checking using Internet-based search engines
  • Team player, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and work under deadline
  • Broad cultural knowledge and wide range of interest
  • Background in audiovisual and film production an asset
  • Mastery of Microsoft Windows systems and Microsoft Office Suite

Softitler Canada is located in the heart of downtown (metro McGill). Our dedicated team is young and dynamic and comes from a variety of backgrounds. If you have the drive and the desire to work in a challenging and exciting environment, then we’d like to hear from you.

Please e-mail your English resumé with e-mail subject title “English Language Editor for scripts”