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Offline Captioner, Post Production

Verbit

Verbit

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Description

We are currently seeking an Offline Captioner to join our Operations group at VITAC, a core division of The Verbit Group. VITAC's 35 years of captioning expertise together with Verbit's dual Artificial Intelligence + Human Intelligence method, makes us the most trusted solution for ensuring all video and audio content, both live and recorded, is accessible to everyone.

The Offline Captioner will deliver captioning for our clients.

The shift of this job Monday- Friday 3pm-11pm EST - Some weekends are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Listen to program audio and produce captions using captioning software and equipment, including a standard keyboard, headphones, and foot pedals
  • Position captions on screen to indicate speaker changes, while avoiding graphics, logos, and copyrights
  • Establish precise timing of captions to appear and disappear in synchronization with audio and video changes in programs
  • Conduct research, as necessary, using the internet or other available resources to ensure content accuracy of all captions
  • Individually audit content to correct inaccuracies before deadline
  • Adhere to VITAC Style Guides, established workflow, and procedures
  • Ensure that client and VITAC standards are met
  • Attend departmental meetings as directed
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, or related field preferred
  • 1-2 years editing, proofreading, or other similar experience preferred
  • Broad knowledge of English language, grammar, and punctuation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Capable of accepting and implementing constructive feedback on programs
  • Must successfully pass VITAC proficiency tests

What makes Verbit unique?

Verbit’s team is committed to putting our customers’ words to work! Join a team of 500 incredible individuals who share a vision of making all video and audio content accessible to people with disabilities and more actionable and engaging for everyone. Verbit’s in-house, AI-based solutions take live and recorded audio and video to the next level. We do more than just provide the best captioning, transcription, translation and audio description - we offer helpful insights through Generative AI and other features on top of these tools. With Verbit, our 3,000 customers globally can make the most out of their content, events and conversations. Leading universities, corporations, legal agencies and media entities benefit from Verbit’s customized offerings and verbal intelligence platform which is built for the needs of speech-intensive industries.

Join our journey as we make take all verbal information to the next level.

Do you have Verbit DNA?

Verbit’s people are committed to “winning together” through constant collaboration to have an impact on the world. They share a “do good” mentality and apply it daily in their work.

We’re a group of:

  • Tech-savvy individuals who are always open to growth and learning
  • Adaptable and flexible people who thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative minds who rethink and question how to outperform past results
  • Effective communicators who can promote and represent Verbit’s tech and brand

Verbit is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Our compensation for the role is $13/hour and will align with the candidate’s experience and skill set. In addition, Verbit offers a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off and 401k.

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