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Senior English Editor, APAC Localization

  • Deluxe Entertainment Services
  • Philippines
  • 15/02/2024
Full time Editing / Editor / Edit Assistant

Job Description


Senior English Editor, APAC Localization


Job Title: 

Senior English Editor 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor schedules of all English production work in Indonesia. 

  • Participate in global initiatives to coordinate, templatize, and operationalize plans to improve and streamline processes and ensure consistent execution across the entire global English Operations team. 

  • Be the first point of escalation for English quality and capacity concerns. Perform root cause analysis and propose and implement preventive actions. 

  • Train and mentor newly hired English Editors. 

  • Maintain team metrics on quality, productivity, and on-time delivery. 

  • Ensure the quality of files is consistently high, and accurate with regards to audio fidelity, timing, and other finer guidelines that need to be followed for the format. 

  • Creating English files, as well as correcting all errors while proofing a file and ensure the file is checked against reference materials related to the project, conforms to department guidelines and/or client specifications, and the final product is consistent and error-free. 

  • Footnoting cultural references and expressions as an aid to translators. 

  • Adhering to deadlines for all assignments. 

  • Communicate clearly and effectively with supervisors and coordinators regarding the status of work as well as reporting problems as soon as they occur. 

  • Follow department-specific schedules and guidelines and demonstrate adherence to the schedule. 

  • Provide support for other product lines such as English templates, dialogue lists and spotting lists as needed. 

  • Actively participate in all job/personal knowledge training program. 

  • Other duties as assigned by Team Lead or Supervisor. 


What you bring: 

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, and skill set: 

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Translation, Creative Writing, or relevant equivalent 

  • 3-5 years of experience working transcribing or QCing English subtitles, SDI and captions. Experience translating subtitles or captions into English an asset 

  • English native speaker or ILR Level 5 proficiency, fluency in other languages an asset 

  • Exceptional audio sensitivity – ability to understand a variety of English accents, including regional accents from the US, UK, Australis and other English speaking regions 

  • Must be organized, diligent, and detail-oriented 

  • Ability to mentor or coach less experienced colleagues 

  • Ability to exercise critical thinking and analysis, apply good judgement and research when faced with ambiguous situations 

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a fast-paced environment with hard deadlines 

  • Ability to identify risks and effectively advise on preventive action plan  

  • Strong collaboration skills to ensure success across the team 

  • Ability to work independently 


 If you're an independent thinker with a high level of ingenuity and the above qualifications, then we'd like you to join our team!

We offer competitive pay and benefits program, including: medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, 401(k), and more.

Deluxe’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees.

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Deluxe will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and federal law.