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Scripting Editor

  • Deluxe Entertainment Services
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • 18/04/2024
Full time Editing / Editor / Edit Assistant

Job Description


Scripting Editor


Position Title: English Editor/ Scripting Editor

Roles and Responsibilities: 
• Formatting, editing and proofreading English subtitles for audio and grammatical accuracy for major 
Hollywood studios.
• Formatting, editing and proofreading English subtitles intended for the deaf and hard of hearing.
• Footnoting cultural references and expressions as an aid to translators. 
• Performing audio fidelity quality checks (ensuring subtitles match the audio).
• Localizing language and spelling for British and U.S. English releases.
• Manipulating English files using proprietary software, including preparing scripts and running conversions 
between formats.
• Staying abreast of changing studio requests and ensuring the timely delivery of projects.
• Editing DHI files as per the set quality and quantity benchmarks on the team.
• Ability to accurately identify, locate and use team documentation like checklists, work instructions, manual, 
client documents etc.
• Ability to navigate on Sfera and the database well.
• The Editor needs to be able to identify and report problems as soon as they occur when working on files.
• Reading all emails addressed to them by their leads and managers.
• Good process knowledge in order to produce a quality product.

Skills and personal attributes: 
• Exceptional audio sensitivity – ability to understand spoken American English.
• Good comprehension skills.
• Effective communication skills. 
• Proven research skills and fact-checking using Internet-based search engines. 
• Broad cultural knowledge and wide range of interests. 
• Team player, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and work under tight deadline.
• Technically proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint.
• Good knowledge of Computers and internet.
• Good typing speed and accuracy.
• Broad cultural knowledge and wide range of interests.
• To be regular in attendance
• Have a good attitude towards co-workers and superiors
• Proficiency in relevant software
• Have a good attitude towards co-workers and superiors
• He/she needs to be able to work without too much supervision
• To be willing to take on new responsibilities

Note: Applicant should be flexible with change in work weeks and/or shift if there’s a business need