Captioner Resume Samples

A Captioner is responsible for creating accurate and timely captions for video and audio content in a variety of formats. The following tasks and responsibilities mentioned on the Captioner Resume are disbursed by these professionals – accurately transcribing audio into text, listening to audio recordings, accurately capturing the audio in the form of written text, and ensuring that the transcription is accurate, complete, and up to date. Other associated duties include transcribing scripts, and ensuring that all captions meet industry standards and regulations.

To be successful in this role, captioners must possess a combination of hard and soft skills, including a good command of English Grammar, an understanding of media technology, knowledge of captioning software, and the ability to work quickly and accurately. Typography and transcription accuracy are other crucial skills. Education requirements for a Captioner include a bachelor’s degree in communications, linguistics, English, or a related field. Experience with transcription software is an added advantage.

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Junior Captioner Resume

Objective : As a Junior Captioner, Arranged captioning services for all events on the calendar and confirm the availability of captioning at all non-Center-hosted events; Ensured that connection details, captioner information, and all relevant details are captured in the calendar events. Arranged for appropriate connectivity, internet access, and wireless services for remote captioning; Provided onsite management and troubleshooting for hardware (i.e., laptop computer, external microphone, speakers, CapTel) and software (i.e., Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams) for meetings.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Intermediate HTML & CSS, Typing 75WPM, Computer Hardware, Internet Research, Search Engine Optimization, Photoshop, Transcription.

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Description :

  1. Kept abreast of changes and developments in the fields of real-time captioning, voice-to-text software, remote captioning, relay services, and captioned media as relevant to higher education.
  2. Communicated verbally and in writing with internal and external constituents.
  3. Provided oral interpreting as needed, with close attention to clear diction to facilitate speechreading.
  4. Planned, organized, and implemented CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) services; translated complex subject matter in a variety of classified, highly technical, sensitive, and unique situations as well as training and informational discussions for various disciplines and personnel including Engineers, Mathematicians, and Computer Scientists.
  5. Exhibited discretion, professionalism, and sensitivity to workplace diversity issues.
  6. Conducted internal training on Deaf awareness issues.
  7. Suggested best practice solutions to problems/issues involving DHH employees.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA In English


    Captioner Resume

    Summary : As a Captioner, assisted guests while striving to meet the goals and expectations of the business. Provided the student with an electronic disk, e-mail, or hard copy version of the final, edited transcript as agreed upon with the student.

    Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Word Processing, Graphic Design, Teamwork, Typing.

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    Description :

    1. Supported other programs and services provided by ORAA.
    2. Maintained accurate and timely accounting of assignments.
    3. Worked on typing captions while watching a video, and then syncing the captions to show on screen when they are spoken.
    4. Closed Captioned and Transcription using Cheetah International Captivator software and Microsoft Word.
    5. Proofreaded and Edited scripts for accuracy, grammar and spelling.
    6. Provided immediate verbatim translation of spoken English into text so the student can read the text on a laptop computer screen or other display devices as it is created.
    7. Provided a complete transcription of all spoken words and environmental cues.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor's Degree In Communication


    Captioner Resume

    Objective : To obtain a full-time Captioner position, Provided immediate verbatim translation of spoken English into text using court reporting methods, a steno machine, real-time technology, software, and a laptop computer in such settings as the classroom, student-teacher conferences, and/or other academic, instructional, administrative, or public campus events.

    Skills : Typing, Listening, And Comprehension Abilities, Type Quickly And Accurately.

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    Description :

    1. Created captions for television shows, and movies and Edited transcripts prior to submission.
    2. Time, placed, and edited captions for comprehension and readability.
    3. Delivered captioned content to studios in a deadline-oriented environment.
    4. Researched and verified all content for accuracy before delivery.
    5. Under extreme deadline pressure, I was relied upon to work overtime to ensure the company meet studio deadlines.
    6. Used Accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation for highly reviewed content.
    7. Conducted Internet research to provide correct, verified content for clients' products.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            0-2 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Entry Level
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            BA In Journalism

                                            Captioner Resume

                                            Objective : As a Captioner, Provided a laptop computer screen or another display device for the consumer(s) to read. Indicated environmental cues to the consumer(s). Assisted consumer(s) with concurrent participation in the communication process by voicing questions or comments that the consumer has entered into the system. Researched technical terminology related to assignments to develop and modify custom software dictionaries and any additional preparation for comprehension and accurate translation.

                                            Skills : Multitasking, American Sign Language, Problem-Solving, and Computer Skills.

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                                            Description :

                                            1. Learned and adapted to constant software changes and upgrades and Synchronized captions to audio and video within media.
                                            2. Learned and adapted to different conventions for hundreds of varied TV shows and movies.
                                            3. Created open and closed captions into pre-recorded media and Assisted staff with special production projects.
                                            4. Provided assistance to staff and clients using audio-visual services in library facilities.
                                            5. Reviewed and edited captions for punctuation, spelling, accuracy, timing, and pacing for maximum readability.
                                            6. Transcribed real-time meetings and Ensured the accuracy of the transcription. 
                                            7. Maintained client requirements regarding formatting and notation.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              2-5 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Junior
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              Bachelor's In Media Studies

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                                                              Objective : As a Captioner, Consulted with students, instructor, and/or captioning team, as necessary. Provided consumer(s) with an electronic disk, e-mail, or hard copy version of the final, edited transcript. Worked with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Coordinator to resolve any issues around access to materials for captioners and/or the consumer.

                                                              Skills : Computer Hardware, Internet Research, Search Engine Optimization, Photoshop, Transcription.

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                                                              Description :

                                                              1. Transcribed verbatim dialogue, sound effects, and other essential non-verbal features while breaking text into individual captions with appropriate screen placement and timing to associated audio.
                                                              2. Kept abreast of current developments and trends in all areas related to captioning.
                                                              3. Worked independently and in conjunction with the library media production team.
                                                              4. Created and submitted statistical and narrative reports on an ongoing basis.
                                                              5. Performed live captioning services through Zoom for students for online Deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
                                                              6. Performed live captioning services in the classroom for students for online Deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
                                                              7. Created, proofread, and edited transcripts from Zoom lectures for distribution to Deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                        Level
                                                                                        Junior
                                                                                        Education
                                                                                        Education
                                                                                        BA In Linguistics

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                                                                                        Headline : As a Captioner, Demonstrated behaviors that are in line with the User-Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D). Demonstrated safe work practices for oneself, others, and the office environment. Communicated with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Followed all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.

                                                                                        Skills : Communicational Skills, Policy Assistant, Computer Skills.

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                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                        1. Assisted with the editing of pre-recorded YouTube tutorials as time allows and as requested by Faculty.
                                                                                        2. Maintained the integrity of the policies and procedures and ensure compliance with disability law (ADA and section 504).
                                                                                        3. Documented all interactions in regard to students.
                                                                                        4. Maintained records and data integrity in an organized fashion, so that all parties inquiring about students may be kept informed of current situations.
                                                                                        5. Investigated students situations, so communication is maintained.
                                                                                        6. Consulted with the Student Success Services team regarding student issues.
                                                                                        7. Kept abreast of the latest research on captioning and CART technology.
                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                      5-7 Years
                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                      Senior
                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                      BA In English

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                                                                                                      Headline : As a Captioner, contributed to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a vision of excellence. Followed the NCRA (National Court Reporter Association) Code of Professional Conduct. Used textbooks and other resources from faculty, build Realtime Captioning dictionary(s) in order to effectively write classroom lectures, discussions, and other content.

                                                                                                      Skills : Problem-Solving, Typing, Multitaking.

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                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                      1. Proofread and edited archived transcripts from Zoom lectures for dispersal to students with hearing impairments.
                                                                                                      2. Adhered to the policies and procedures of Full University.
                                                                                                      3. Maintained strict confidentiality of company, personnel, and student information.
                                                                                                      4. Demonstrated a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization.
                                                                                                      5. Adhered to company attendance standards.
                                                                                                      6. Provided Realtime Captioning services through the use of stenographic computer equipment, for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals that will facilitate communication in classroom settings and for college-related activities.
                                                                                                      7. Transcribed all spoken material, as well as pertinent extraneous noises within the environment.
                                                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                                                  Senior
                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                  Bachelor's Degree In Communication

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                                                                                                                                  Headline : As a Captioner, Completed editing and uploading of the class file within twenty-four hours of the end of the assignment. Discussed with the student their preferred/appropriate seating arrangements. Used the captioning coordinator as a resource to help with problem-solving as necessary.

                                                                                                                                  Skills : Editing, Coordinating, Multitasking.

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                                                                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                                                                  1. Followed the NCRA (National Court Reporter Association) Code of Professional Conduct.
                                                                                                                                  2. Used textbooks and other resources from faculty, build Realtime Captioning dictionary(s) in order to effectively write classroom lectures, discussions, and other content.
                                                                                                                                  3. Completed editing and uploading of class notes within twenty-four hours of the end of the assignment.
                                                                                                                                  4. Discussed preferred/appropriate seating arrangements with the student
                                                                                                                                  5. Used the Captioning Coordinator as a resource to help with problem-solving as necessary.
                                                                                                                                  6. Reported schedule changes, appropriateness of skill level for a particular class, faculty cooperation, course content or style, and feedback about the student's use of Captioner to the Captioning Coordinator.
                                                                                                                                  7. Adhered to the college and department policies and procedures.
                                                                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                                                                5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                                                                Senior
                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                BA In English

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                                                                                                                                                Headline : As a Captioner, Participated in captioning skill-building activities and other professional development to continually improve/enhance current knowledge and skills related to Realtime Captioning. Attended and participated in annual in-service training sessions and workshops.

                                                                                                                                                Skills : Customer Service, Interpersonal Skills, Typing.

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                                                                                                                                                Description :

                                                                                                                                                1. Participated in Captioning skill building activities and other professional development to continually improve/enhance current knowledge and skills related to Realtime Captioning.
                                                                                                                                                2. Maintained confidentiality of student records in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). 
                                                                                                                                                3. Ensured student and class information is secured on a daily basis.
                                                                                                                                                4. Served as the initial source of information and assistance to persons contacting DSP&S; oriented students to the program and its resources and assists with the intake process. 
                                                                                                                                                5. Provided information about college schedules, policies, and procedures; answered student questions concerning prerequisites and graduation requirements or refers to appropriate staff. 
                                                                                                                                                6. Assisted in the interviewing, hiring, training, and oversight of student help and classified temporary staff; oversaw and/or acted as lead for student help and work-study positions, and staff. 
                                                                                                                                                7. Answered telephone, responds to requests, delivers messages, and runs errands; operated office machines; and provides clerical assistance in the areas of typing, filing, record keeping, payroll timesheets, equipment inventory, and budgeting; completed paperwork for ordering materials, supplies, and services; reviewed, cataloged, inventories, and maintained materials for the program.
                                                                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                                                                  Senior
                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                  BA In Linguistics

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                                                                                                                                                  Summary : As a Captioner, Provided real-time communication access services in the classrooms and campus events. Assisted consumers with concurrent participation in the communication process by voicing questions or comments that the consumer has entered into the system. Used a combination of speed typing, automatic speech recognition, text condensing strategies, and phonetic and/or spelling abbreviations to produce Realtime transcriptions. Captured all spoken content but omits such things as false starts, repetitions, and other non-meaningful speech.

                                                                                                                                                  Skills : Coordinating, Typing, Strong Communicational Skills.

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                                                                                                                                                  1. Trained support staff whose duties include preparation of blanket orders, requisitions, and budget/accountability reports. 
                                                                                                                                                  2. Composed letters and other correspondence; designed and maintains flyers and brochures; assisted in creating an aesthetic, warm atmosphere of acceptance; and advised students to assist in their development of educational and vocational objectives. 
                                                                                                                                                  3. Maintained student records and files, and off-site storage of previous records; reviewed files, records, and documents to respond to requests; and maintained confidentiality of information and materials. 
                                                                                                                                                  4. Assisted coordinators in advocating for disabled students from related community agencies and campus community; established and maintained working relationships with support service agencies to develop opportunities for disabled students; and facilitated cooperation between counselors, faculty, DSP&S, and Learning Disability staff and campus resources and/or appropriate college staff. 
                                                                                                                                                  5. Attended appropriate conferences, workshops, and staff meetings as assigned; assist in coordinating DSP&S/LD meetings and student functions; and perform related duties as required.
                                                                                                                                                  6. Prepared and monitored daily schedules and pulls files for counselors; scheduled student appointments; assisted students with registration; and assigned rooms for adjunct counselors. 
                                                                                                                                                  7. Assisted in providing general assistance for disabled students including communication with Para-transit, acquisition of specific furniture through the campus maintenance department, travel assistance to campus locations, and assistance with assistive technology.
                                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                                    10+ Years
                                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor's Degree In Communication