Editor, Subtitling

Makati City, Philippines


Editor, Subtitling

The Editor is responsible for editing subtitles. S/he is also responsible for creating, reformating, and editing captions, spotting and simulating time codes, and accurately transcribing scripts according to client guidelines.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Transcribes English script for subtitle and caption format
  • Spots/time codes for production purposes
  • Corrects 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, and guidelines and drives continuous improvement

Capabilities and Skills

  • 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 an impact on 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 turns 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
  • Technical and Functional Excellence - Ability to understand the nature of the business and carry out necessary processes relevant to 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 checking 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 high-quality results for team members; 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

  • Bachelor's/College Degree in Advertising, Journalism, Linguistics, Mass Communications, or its equivalent
  • 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 with minimal supervision
  • Amenable to work in shifting schedule

Key Performance Indicators

  • Increase work capacity
  • Deliver quality work output or project/s
  • Ensure clients' acceptance of work output
  • Constant communication with the team members/Team Leader
  • Timely submission of productivity reports
  • Contribution to the team’s goals and objectives
  • Participation in the company’s planned employee engagement activities

Expectations and Outputs

  • Consistently improve work capacity while delivering quality work output within the given timeframe
  • Adaptable to 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



Translation and Localization, Dubbing, Media Production, Broadcast Media

Employment Type


Job Functions

Subtitling, Translation, Proofreading, Quality Checking

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