U.S. Captioning Company is hiring for the following positions:
Real-time Closed Captioners
Job Description: U.S. Captioning Company is looking for experienced Real-time closed captioners for live or live-to-tape programming. This is a freelance opportunity for an experienced telecommuter with a high accuracy of speeds ranging from 180-300 WPM. The Real-time captioner will need real-time closed captioning software, two computers, 16GB of RAM or more (one for backup); three phone lines; one for audio feed, one for “on air” contact, (could be a cell) and a POTS line is also recommended to send captions out to stations. Other equipment/services needed include: two modems, (one for backup), hard wired high speed internet and captioning equipment.
What we’re looking for:
- Experienced computer maintenance and trouble shooting skills
- Willingness to help when needed
- Solid communication skills
- Attention to detail
Seasoned court reporters and newly graduated court reporters are encouraged to apply!
Script Editor and Timecoder for Closed Captions on TV & Movies
Job Description: If you’re looking for the perfect work from home role, U.S. Captioning Company could be a great fit. As part of our Offline/Post Production Team, you would edit transcripts of pre-recorded videos as the first step in the closed captioning process. Then, using special software, you could time the scripts to the program to aid the Hard of Hearing. We provide resources and demos of all of the processes. It’s a great opportunity to learn a new marketable skill in your own convenient environment!
No prior experience is necessary, however, strong knowledge and application of correct spelling and punctuation is very useful. Internet research skills will add to the accuracy of your editing, so this is an important skill.
You must have internet access with the ability to download audio and video files. You will need your own equipment, including a computer and Microsoft Word or Open Office. You may also choose to use headphones or a foot pedal, but these are not required.
What we’re looking for:
• Accuracy in written English language
• Solid communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Proven ability to meet deadlines
Enjoy the freedom to work from the comfort of your own home, set your own hours, and supplement your income!
You will be asked to test for this position in accordance with our Style Guide, which will be provided to you.
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Our captioners are the heart and soul of U.S. Captioning Company. We have hundreds of experienced, dedicated, captioners who take great pride in their work and sacrifice many hours to contribute to the urgent captioning needs our clients have. We hold them in high regard; they are highly trained individuals who work diligently to prepare for their scheduled programming and without them we could not do what it is we do every day.
What our captioners are saying:
“I cannot express enough what a great company U.S. Captioning has been. They are professional, caring, and responsive to both clients and captioners alike. A combination that is a win-win for our industry. You can’t go wrong with U.S. Captioning.”
Laura, Franklin, TN – Captioner
I love working for this company for so many reasons. A big one for me personally: the staff was very understanding and really worked with me throughout my cancer ordeal so that I didn’t have to stop working altogether.”
Jane, Adell, WI – Captioner
“I have been working with U.S. Captioning since August of 2000, and I can tell you they are absolutely the best! Great, wonderful, caring, and compassionate personnel and wonderful programming.”
Laura, East Greenwich, RI – Captioner
“U.S. Captioning has kept me busy with great work! The crew at U.S.C. are professional and make you feel like family. I’m proud to say I have friends and family in Wisconsin!”
Lisa, Dallas, TX – Captioner