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Robert Half Captionist in Rochester, New York


We are seeking a detail-oriented and tech-savvy Captionist to join our team. The Captionist will be responsible for creating accurate and timely captions for a variety of multimedia content to ensure accessibility and enhance the viewer experience. The ideal candidate will have strong listening skills, excellent grammar, and a keen eye for detail.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Transcribe spoken dialogue, sound effects, music cues, and other relevant audio information into text for live and recorded media.

  • Ensure captions are synchronized with audio and video content.

  • Edit and review captions for accuracy and clarity.

Quality Control:

  • Proofread and edit captions for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.

  • Ensure consistency and adherence to captioning guidelines and standards.

  • Verify synchronization and readability of captions.

Technical Skills:

  • Use captioning software and tools to create and edit captions.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues related to captioning.

  • Stay updated on new captioning technologies and industry best practices.


  • Work closely with content creators, editors, and other team members to ensure high-quality captioning.

  • Communicate effectively to understand project requirements and timelines.

  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve captioning processes and standards.


  • Previous experience in captioning, transcription, or a related field is highly desirable.

  • Experience with captioning software and tools (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Aegisub, CaptionMaker).

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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