Thank you for your interest in working with Amara!
Amara On Demand (AOD) is seeking talented, dedicated professional translators to create quality subtitles for video content. By creating subtitles that preserve meaning and cultural context, you will help us make information and entertainment globally accessible. Help us foster an online community dedicated to making content accessible to a global audience!
We are a non-profit organization with a community-driven mission and an award-winning editor that is available for free use to the public. Our hiring process helps us ensure that applicants are willing and able to commit their efforts to creating globally accessible content. The samples of subtitled videos requested of applicants is a requirement that demonstrates the necessary basic skills to be considered for a position with AOD.
You can learn more about joining Amara On Demand on our recruitment page.
Please consider this before applying
Applicants must have experience creating subtitles with the Amara Editor to be considered. Make sure you have at least 2 samples of completed subtitles on your Amara profile before applying!
Our linguists need to be familiar with the Amara subtitle editor because it is used to complete all work at AOD.
It gives you the chance to learn the shortcuts, time yourself, and figure out if subtitling on Amara is something that you are excited about doing!
learn how to use The Amara Subtitle Editor
choose two short (1-2 minute) videos in the Amara video library
or Add Videos to Amara Public to your individual user account for us to view alongside your application.
Please only create subtitles in your native language.
You can read our blog post with tips on creating captions/subtitles.
Complete at least 2 (short 2-3 minute) sample subtitles using the Amara Editor.
Log in to Amara.org and fill out our online application.
After you apply
We share our rates after a candidate is selected for an interview.
More information about the position is provided during the interview so that candidates can make an informed decision about working with our team.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant individually.
If your qualifications meet our requirements, we will contact you.
We appreciate your patience during this process!