Junior Translator/Subtitler (full-time, entry level, non-remote)

  • Art / Design / Multimedia
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • 17/08/2023
  • RM1,500 - RM2,500 /monthly
  • Full Time
  • Urgent
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Job description:

  • Full-time, non-remote position.
  • To translate/ edit contents for drama/ animations/ movies/ variety shows/ documentaries/ website content;
  • To work closely with supervisor and freelancers for assignments and delivery schedule;
  • To proofread, review and correct own work as well as other translators’ work, and ensure a consistently high standard is attained;
  • To ensure the work from freelance translators are met the required quality;
  • To edit and proofread materials for small to large size translation and audiovisual projects;
  • To originate, simulate, spot and transcript;
  • To perform subtitling quality assurance tasks;
  • To do subtitle cueing for drama, movies, etc;
  • To do script polishing for dubbing use;
  • To complete assigned tasks with accuracy and quality.


  • Equipped with powerful linguistic skill in Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia and English as you will need to translate/ edit contents for drama/ animations/ movies/ variety shows/ documentaries/ website content; proofread, review and correct own work; as well as editing the works of other translators, thus ensuring output of the highest quality;
  • Thorough knowledge of language usage, including grammar, diction, style, punctuation, and organization;
  • Linguistic skill in foreign languages such as Korean/ Japanese/ Indonesian/ Thai is an additional point;
  • Knowledge of file formats for subtitling, familiarity with subtitle reading speeds, time codes, line and positioning compliance, safe areas and all restrictions (legal and otherwise) relating to subtitling standard practice;
  • Creativity and attention to detail;
  • Excellent prioritization skills and attention to detail is a must ;
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and prioritize work;
  • Preferably, candidates should possess at least a SPM, Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Linguistics, Translation and Interpretation or related field, but it is NOT compulsory, as a keen interest, passion & understanding of drama, movies, documentaries, animation, etc. are more important;
  • Fresh graduates who have a passion for translation are encouraged to apply.


  • Yearly Bonus + Increment
  • Accommodation