What is a Subtitler and what do they do?

Subtitlers

English subtitlers are contributors who translate/transcribe from the content’s original language into English. Once the English subtitles are complete, other language subtitlers translate the English subs into other languages (e.g: French, Spanish, Portuguese, etc.).

Position Requirements

  • Gold QC Gold QC Contributors should not work on more than 5 on-air Channels at the same time as a subtitler, regardless of the channel being considered on-air or library.
  • QC QC Contributors should not work on more than 3 on-air Channels at the same time as a subtitler, regardless of the channel being considered on-air or library.
  • QC Trainee QC Trainee Contributors should not work on more than 1 on-air Channel at the same time as a subtitler, regardless of the channel being considered on-air or library. 

Team Responsibilities

  • To contribute to parts assigned by the language moderator.
  • Inform the language moderator (if the language moderator is not available, please reach out to the Channel Manager) of any breaks or hiatus from your duties as a subtitler.

Channel Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the Channel subtitling only in the language assigned.
  • Follow the Channel rules set by the Channel Manager and Moderators including the Contributor Guidelines.
  • Always contact Channel Manager and/or Moderators before starting to subtitle, especially on active Channels.
  • Follow Viki's Subtitle Guidelines to help Viki have a uniform experience across all channels.

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