Editor, Subtitling

Philippines

09/01/2021

Editor, Subtitling

The Editor is responsible for editing subtitles. S/he is also responsible to create, reformat and edit captions, spot and simulate time codes.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Spots/time codes for production purposes;.
  • Corrects/Reports mistakes in English grammar such as but not limited to spelling, sentence structure, and context;
  • Corrects captions/subtitles according to specified guidelines of the client;
  • Provides quality checking for all files as assigned;
  • Ensures timely delivery of the assigned file/s;
  • Observes compliance to defined company policies, procedures, guidelines and drives continuous improvement; and
  • Performs other function-related tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Capabilities and Skills

  • Universal Competencies (Core Values and SBL):
  • Respect People - Ability to consistently values the unique point of view of each individual within the company; Ability to consistently accepts objective feedback and share ideas that bring meaning and value to the team’s performance; Embraces diversity by understanding the perspectives of global counterparts or team members
  • Be Extraordinary - Creates value to the team that would create impact to business goals and objectives; Ability to consistently go the extra mile in delivering day-to-day responsibilities; Able to develop ideas or suggestions to improve the operations, policies or procedures within the team
  • Embrace Change - Welcomes unforeseen detours and turning them into opportunities to drive creative solutions for the team; Able to consistently demonstrates a positive attitude in accepting and acknowledging the constant changes in the company; Consistently embraces change while still delivering high-quality job performance
  • One Team With Passion - Demonstrates willingness to help and support other members of the team and expresses gratitude to those who have made significant contributions; Takes positive approach in interacting with fellow employees, both local and global; Show passion in achieving team's goals and objectives by ensuring individual objectives are met
  • Strength-Based Leadership - Being aware of individual strengths and appreciating its value in performing the job; Utilizes strengths and improving weaknesses in performing the duties and responsibilities; Shows personal leadership by driving the core values of the company to fellow employees
  • Functional Competencies:
  • Technical and Functional Excellence - Ability to understand the nature of the business and carry out necessary processes relevant in the performance of the job; Ability to foresee potential issues by being keen on every detail pertaining to clients’ requirements; Ability to understand and appreciate the value of the function in achieving the department’s objectives
  • Productivity and Quality Orientation - Ability to efficiently perform tasks within the given working hours, and be able to meet demanding productivity goals; Ability to accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, showing concern for all aspects of the job and accurately check processes and tasks; Ability to ensure high-quality output and initiates action to correct quality problems or notifies others of quality issues as appropriate
  • Adaptability - Ability to change in order to work better towards the achievement of the company’s mission and vision; Ability to adjust and tailor the support in order to meet the needs of the client/s; Being open to new ideas and changes that could help the company grow
  • Dependability - Communicates regularly with the team to discuss both work and non-work-related concerns that might affect work standards, and initiates assistance when appropriate; Ability to develop a sense of ownership and demonstrate personal responsibility for achieving the high-quality results team member; Ability to show and influence the team in effectively getting things done and concur with the set company rules and regulations
  • Accountability - Ability to accept full responsibility for assigned tasks by demonstrating concern for achieving the required performance standard while getting tasks done in a timely manner; Having a sense of urgency in accomplishing assigned tasks; Being able to properly prioritize tasks according to importance and urgency

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor's/College Degree in Advertising, Journalism, Education, Linguistics, Mass Communications, or its equivalent.
  • Work Experience: Preferably with 1 year experience in a related field; Experience in writing is a plus; Experience in captioning / subtitling is a plus
  • Fluent in English both in written and spoken
  • Highly analytical and meticulous
  • High attention to details
  • Able to work under pressure and minimal supervision
  • Amenable to work in shifting schedule

Key Performance Indicators

  • Financial: Increase work capacity (Number of hours per week/month)
  • Customer: Deliver quality work output or project/s • Ensure clients acceptance of work output (Turn-around time/Number of project redeliveries)
  • Process / Operational: Constant communication with the team members/Team Leader • Timely submission of productivity reports (Response time/No late submission of reports)
  • People: Contribution to the team’s goals and objectives • Participation in the company’s planned employee engagement activities (Number of achieved team’s target/s per month/Number of participated activities)

Expectations and Output

  • Consistently improve work capacity while delivering quality work output within the given timeframe
  • Adaptable with the constant changes in the workflows and client/s expectations
  • Develop a harmonious relationship with the team members to ensure smooth delivery of project/s

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

Translation and Localization, Media Production, Broadcast Media

Employment Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Editing, Subtitles

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