Full Time Job

English Editor

Zoo Digital

Remote / Virtual 4 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in Sheffield, London, LA, and Dubai. We help the biggest names in global entertainment to reach audiences everywhere with our high-quality localization and media services, adapting original TV and movie content for different languages, regions, and cultures.
Our Mission: To help our clients share their stories, by adapting the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy.
Our Clients: Major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBC Universal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others.
Our Services: Dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing.

ZOO Digital's state of the art technology services are backed by the award-winning bespoke software created by our ever-growing Research & Development team, ZOO Digital Labs. The team create cutting edge software solutions to supercharge our services and make our customers' lives easier. To find out more, visit https://www.zoodigital.com/



Salary: £21,275

Location: Sheffield/Hybrid remote working

Working Hours: Full time – 5 days including Saturday and Sunday

Due to continued expansion, ZOO Digital are currently looking for an English Editor to join their Sheffield based team. The English Team are responsible for Subtitling, Dubbing, and Audio Description, working closely with project managers and a large database of freelance staff to coordinate work and meet project deadlines. With offices in Sheffield and LA, the core values of the English Team are Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Efficiency, Quality, and Diversity.

As an English Editor, you will be required to create, reformat and edit captions, subtitle and dubbing translation templates, and audio description scripts for videos distributed on a variety of platforms. You must demonstrate perfect English grammar and style to ensure the highest quality translations for our subtitling, dubbing, and audio description services.

As part of the role, you will be trained on our proprietary cloud-based software and will be responsible for managing tight deadlines, while communicating with ZOO project coordinators, subtitle operators and a global network of vendors and contractors.

The ideal candidate is very detail oriented and able to shift priorities on a daily basis; they will need to be able to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, syntax, and inconsistencies with individual clients' style guides. The candidate must thrive in a fast-paced and team-focused environment, whilst strong writing and editing skills are essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established, diverse and friendly team, with plenty of opportunities for career progression.



We are looking for applicants with a background in English – ideally a university degree in English, journalism, linguistics, or a related field. Ideally, you will have a creative flair and a genuine interest in linguistics, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

As well as fast and accurate typing, you will need strong research skills and familiarity with using search engineers to research people, places, and unfamiliar terms covering a wide variety of topics.

We are also keen to hear from applicants with the following skills and experience:
• Subtitling, dubbing, audio description and editing experience are bonuses, but not required
• Competent in Microsoft Office
• Comfortable adapting to new software
• Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, completing projects accurately and to a deadline with minimal supervision
• Proactive, flexible, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Able to work independently and as a team player
• Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional listening skills
• Able to comprehend and communicate complex technical topics and specialized information
Other information

Our technology is constantly evolving, so there's never a dull moment with ZOO! Our team is made up of creatives, innovators, linguists, and collaborators from all corners of the world, and we employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. Along with a competitive salary, we also offer excellent company benefits, which include:
• Flexi time
• Westfield Health & Rewards Portal
• Unlimited access to over 5000 courses on Udemy for Business
• Pension scheme
• 25 days holiday
• Free fruit and snacks
• Staff Socials

We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. For further details on what it's like to work for us, please visit our company Glassdoor page - https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-ZOO-Digital-Group-EI_IE12459.11,28.htm

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb8z0y-3-229-124-74-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Zoo Digital

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.