Entertainment Careers Minneapolis, MN, USA
Aug 20, 2019Part time
The company: Captionmax is a full-service media accessibility company. We provide closed captioning for prerecorded media and real-time events, subtitling and localization services, description, and specialized scripts. Our clients range from the biggest names in media and entertainment, to large corporations, educational institutions, and government entities. The position: We are currently looking to grow our team of in-house voiceover narrators. We are looking for a talented individual to narrate description scripts for network and streaming television programming and other video content. The purpose of these scripts is to make the visual content accessible to a blind or low-vision audience. Required criteria: A strong, clear speaking voice, with experience in voiceover, acting, radio, or broadcasting. Ability to record voiceover narration quickly and efficiently at a high level of quality. Comfort with matching vocal performance and delivery to a variety of scenes and situations in different genres of programming. Must be responsive to direction and feedback, and be able to modify vocal approach and tone in session. Specific duties and responsibilities: Record voice over narration at Captionmax headquarters in Minneapolis. Take direction on vocal approach, tone, style, etc., from an in-house Audio Engineer, the Description Supervisor, and/or other staff. Learn about the entire process of creating description to understand the perspective of the end user. Watch full program and review description script before each recording session to become familiar with the content. Keep track of time spent on each program. Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A strong, expressive voice, with experience delivering voice-over narration for radio, television, or theater a plus. Basic understanding of audio recording and mixing technology. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to work under pressure, and to focus, plan, and coordinate tasks in a deadline environment. Education Required: Voice over training and/or voice coaching, with a degree in theater, performance, broadcasting, or film/television production preferred. Voice acting or narration experience a plus. Please send us a Voice Over reel, either by uploading a file or by inserting a link into the application. Please visit our website, www.captionmax.com, for more information and to apply. Check out our About Us tab and submit your resume under the Work With Us section using the Voice Over Narrator job title under job ID 36280. Phone, fax, and mailed applications not considered-apply through website only. Equal Opportunity Employer.