Translator and Subtitler (English/Arabic)

Content & Ops Team | San Francisco or Remote

Part-Time (Contractor), San Francisco or remote

We are looking for highly-motivated individuals who can localize our Japanese content to Arabic-speaking audiences.


  • Time, translate, typeset and/or QC anime and live-action titles from English to Arabic (both catalog and simulcast)
  • Potentially translate manga to Arabic
  • Translate web pages and other static text to Arabic


  • Fluency in Arabic, both writing and speaking
  • Fluency in English, both writing and speaking
  • Familiarity with Japanese content
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with aggressive deadlines for simulcasts
  • Familiarity with Aegisub and .ssa subtitle format
  • Experience subtitling anime and/or manga a big plus

About Crunchyroll, Inc

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company is profitable, and has over 400,000 paid subscribers.

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco.  You will be a part of an exciting initiative that will directly interact with Crunchyroll and other channel initiatives such as SoompiTV, and Creativebug, but will be an independent platform offering, which is backed by Otter Media, AT&T and The Chernin Group.

About Otter Media:

AT&T and The Chernin Group formed Otter Media in April 2014 to acquire, invest in and launch global over-the-top (OTT) video services. With more than $500 million in funding committed to the venture, the alliance positions both companies to take advantage of the rapid growth of online video services, with each party bringing significant and complementary strengths. One of the strategic focuses of the venture is to invest in and build advertising and OTT video services for targeted audiences.

Otter Media's portfolio includes a majority stake in Crunchyroll, a leading global subscription and ad-supported video platform for Japanese anime and Korean content, and Creativebug, one of the top go-to sources for high-quality online video arts and crafts instruction.