Editor/Proofreader Wanted

Company Name: TappyToon
Date Posted : Feb 20, 2020

Job Details

IndustryArt/Media/DesignTranslation/Interpretation
Job TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor's Degree
Career LevelEntry Level
SalaryAnnual pay: 30K ~ 40K
Starting DateASAP
EnglishNative Level
KoreanBusiness Level
LocationSeoul-si
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Job Description

Editor/Proofreader Wanted

 

Job Summary:

 

TappyToon brings the new wave of comics and webtoons to the world. We curate a growing range of officially licensed comics from top creators through our app and website. At TappyToon, you'll help the translation team by editing and proofreading translations of the comics. 

 

* Note: We are especially looking for someone who has experience with and is comfortable working on a variety of mature materials.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Editor/Proofreader of TappyToon will be responsible for the following:
       - checking that translations match the original Korean text
       - correcting spelling and grammar errors
       - correcting any continuity issues(character, conversation, style, and so on)
       - editing any awkward English or overly literal translations

 

Basic Qualifications:
 
    - English speakers with excellent writing skills
    - Fluency in the Korean language in order to understand the original Korean text
    - Strong understanding of webtoons, manhwa, manga, and related Korean pop culture
    - Understanding of Mature BL/GL materials 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

    - Basic Photoshop Skills
    - Previous experience of translating, proofreading, editing manhwa/manga
    - F series visa or student visas preferred

 

How to Apply:

 

Please send your application via the Google form listed below:

 

https://forms.gle/HEmZVU5jZoepG2SXA

 

*Please note: the position is currently for a FULL-TIME, IN-HOUSE editor.

 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to respond to all applicants. 

 

Thank you.

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TappyToon

About Us     Known as the 'Netflix for Comics,' Tappytoon began in 2013 and brings a new wave of comics and webtoons to the world. We offer popular Korean webtoons from top creators and artists to readers in English. Through our website and our app, we offer a variety of genres and comic styles which are accessed by readers in over 190 countries. We feature exclusive hits from the biggest publishers in Korea and Asia including a variety of platforms and K-drama, K-pop, TV, and game adaptions. We also publish our own original comics with our partners and we're always looking for new creative ideas and people to join our team.

Company Type: Business Company

Business Area: Entertainment, Webtoons, Webtoon Translation, Publishing

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