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Job 63026: Looking to hire a Swedish to English freelance subtitle editor

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Looking to hire a Swedish to English freelance subtitle editor: Job 00063026

Source language(s): Swedish
Target language(s): English

Details of the project: Looking to hire a Swedish to English freelance subtitle editor.


• Translating subtitles from English into native language and proofreading of subtitles in native language ensuring subtitles meet the following criteria:

• Subtitles provide an accurate and clear translation:

• They conform to linguistic, text-typological, and communicative rules and conventions of the target language and culture.

• They convey in denotation and connotation (precise meaning and different layers of meaning, explicit and implied) an accurate and complete message.

• They are consistent in terms of lexical choices, syntactic structures, capitalization, form of address, use of punctuation, formatting, transliteration.

• Address the target audience appropriately (i.e. avoid profanity or regionalisms, attention to use of formal and informal address, word choice to reproduce register, condensing for readability).

• Subtitles comply with specified time and formatting requirements.

• Subtitles reproduce the fluency and spontaneity of spoken language.

Subtitles must look natural and idiomatic to the native speakers in the areas where the language is spoken.

• Creation of subtitles in native language from provided script

• Matching subtitles in your native language to original audio with provided script as reference.

• Timing/Retiming of subtitles in your native language to original audio with provided script as reference.

• Quality Checks (consistency, synchronization, accuracy)

§ Read-through of existing subtitles to ensure consistency in translation or transliteration of common terms and proper nouns.

• Watch-through of existing subtitles to flag inaccurate timing, missing or unnecessary subtitles.

• Performing technical checks on subtitle files in order to ensure formatting conforms to specified requirements.

• Identifying and explaining the nature of changes/fixes made to subtitle files and filling out reports for client review.


Candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Have a bachelor’s degree and/or experience related to Translation, Subtitling, Literature, Journalism or Communication

• 2 years of experience in the translation field

• Be computer-oriented and have good knowledge of MS Office Suite

• Have broad cultural literacy and affinity for North American cinema and television

This job is potential.

We want to pay for this job 0.05 EUR per word

Who can apply: Freelancers only

Deadline for applying: 09/30/2022

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Posted on Wednesday, 24 Aug 2022, 15:08:27

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