IC Remote Audio Describer
Job Details
Experienced
Undisclosed
Contractor
4 Year Degree
Undisclosed
None
Flexible hours
Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

We are specifically looking for experienced audio describers to write descriptive scripts for television programming and other video content, helping make media accessible to a blind or low-vision audience.

This position will be hired as a 1099, independent contractor. The amount of work is flexible, allowing you to set your own hours with the expectation of meeting project deadlines. We ask for a minimum availability of 10 hours per week. The content of work will vary, as Captionmax provides audio description for television, film, and web-based media.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Write clear, concise scripts describing on-screen visuals in language appropriate to the style and intended audience of the program
  2. Conform to a detailed in-house style guide
  3. Take direction and accept critical feedback
  4. Complete projects under a tight deadline environment
  5. Develop and utilize efficient research methods
  6. Document completion of each job using scheduling software

 

Qualifications

 

  1. Previous experience in audio description (sometimes called video description or descriptive video)
  2. Strong creative writing skills, including a keen ability to describe on-screen action, characters, and states of emotion
  3. Ability to adapt to a unique writing style
  4. Ability to follow technical directions
  5. Have regular access to transcription or media text editing software (InqScribe or Aegisub, for example) with advanced media player capabilities and frame-accurate timing

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, TV/Film Production, or equivalent experience preferred.

 

If you are interested please apply at: https://captionmax.com/about-us/careers/

Phone, fax, and mailed applications not considered--apply through website only. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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