We are looking to hire experienced Captionists now!
Captionists are responsible for transcribing audio content into written form. Some specific duties and responsibilities of a captionist include the following:
Listening to live audio and transcribing the spoken words into written text.
Using specialized software to display captions on a screen or monitor in real-time.
Ensuring accuracy and readability of captions for the viewer.
Add descriptions of music and other sounds
Other duties as assigned
Requirements and skills:
High School degree with a minimum of
6 - 12months of experience providing burned-in captioning services!
Comprehensive knowledge of the English language, including grammatical structures, syntax, spelling vocabulary, and punctuation.
Working knowledge of the language and vocabulary used in the assigned translating situations.
General knowledge of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Culture.
Proficiently use, maintain, and troubleshoot captioning software, computer systems, and equipment.
Develop, maintain, and proficiently use a thorough dictionary that enables accurate and fluid translation.
Effectively listen for continuity, sense, and detail while translating.
Proficiently write in a conflict-free manner using punctuation and sustaining accuracy in fast-paced stressful situations.Use advanced editing skills.