We will show you the how to find assignments based on availability, language, and job type!

First, go to your Team Dashboard by selecting it from the user menu:

Username dropdown menu with an example team highlighted

Team dashboard with action items highlighted and numbered 1 through 3

  1. Accept or decline assignments

Click the button below the video thumbnail to open the Amara Editor and start working. If you do not want to complete this assignment, click Decline.

  1. My assignments

View all your active assignments by clicking See all.

  1. Available assignment summary

Select one of your languages to see how many of each type of assignment are available. Click the assignment type to view available assignments of that type.

For Managers, Administrators, and Owners:


Dashboard for managers and above with taken and available sections highlighted and numbered

  1. Find your active assignments on your dashboard

  2. Check the Available Assignments configurator on the right of your dashboard for new assignments

Videos and Assignments header items highlighted used to get to available assignments page

From your Team Dashboard, go to Videos tab > Assignments. Available assignments in your language are shown by default.


Available assignments page with filters, searchbar, action items, and sort order menu highlighted

  1. Filter assignments

You can filter assignments by video language, subtitle language, project, assignment type, and video length.

  1. Search for assignments by video

Use video title or ID to search for assignments for a specific video.

  1. Sort assignments

Sort assignments by their due date. The default view shows the assignments due first.

  1. Accept assignments

Click the button below the video thumbnail to accept the assignment!

For Managers, Administrators, and Owners:

Select an assignment type from the dashboard configurator to view all available assignments or go to Videos > Assignments. To view all Approval assignments, select “Approval” under the Assignment Type filter on the left. 

Available assignments page with navigation buttons and Approval assignment highlighted


View and change notification settings on your Amara account page.

Username dropdown menu with mouse over account option


Video details page viewed by administrator of a collaboration team with information, assignments, and subtitle language sections highlighted and numbered 1 through 3


  1. Assignments Summary

    • Filter assignments by your languages or view all assignments

    • Click Manage Requests to view all subtitle requests for a video. Manage requests by

      • Assigning team members (managers and above)

      • Deleting requests (administrators and above)

      • Assigning work and evaluation teams (administrators of multiple teams)


  1. Completed Subtitles lists all completed subtitle requests


  1. Video Details Tabs

    • The Video Info tab lists video title, description, duration, and assigned teams. Get an embed code to share or click the Follow toggle to receive updates for this video

    • The Activity tab lists all team member activity for the video.

    • The comments tab shows all public comments (Note: this does not include subtitle notes submitted in the Amara Editor).

    • The URLs tab shows the URL from the video’s source page (Note: Amara partners with several external hosting sites but does not host videos on our own site).

Subtitle details page viewed by administrator of a collaboration team with information, member assignments, and revisions sections highlighted and numbered 1 through 3

  1. Subtitle Progress panel

    • Download completed subtitles to your computer (in SBV, DFXP, VTT, SRT, TXT, or SSA formats)

    • View assignments and team members who completed work


  1. Revisions summary

    • Administrators can delete revisions or change the subtitle language if needed


  1. Subtitle Details tabs

    • The Subtitles tab shows the subtitles and their timestamps

    • The Subtitles Info tab shows video information for the subtitle

    • The Activity tab shows all activity by team members

    • The Subtitle Notes tab shows all subtitle notes left by team members in the Amara Editor

    • The Sync History tab shows the status of all attempts at exporting subtitle files to the video source page.