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Manager, DCVI & Content Localization

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 893924BR Location Hong Kong Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 24, 2021

Job Summary:

As DCVI Manager, the individual will manage and control the language quality, ensure the best creative and linguistic approach for all Disney product and content. She/he responsible for all elements of localization workflow on creative and operations aspects in Chinese, the role also need to support in developing and training current studios in China and other markets in SEA such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. The position will be reporting to DCVI Operations Director, APAC.

Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will handle all aspects of localization productions (dubbing and subtitle) to support the localization effort in Chinese.
  • Oversee key and important title, creative involvement including translation, recording, vocal direction, mixing, etc. in China PRC dub.
  • Designate dubbing directors, translators, adapters for all dubbing projects in the territory.
  • Operations scope include dubbing project scheduling and project management.
  • Administration work including contract administration, archive and some finance related areas.
  • Responsible for translation (dubbing & subtitle) and cultural adaptation.
  • May need to attend recording and mixing sessions from time to time. Travel is must.
  • Understanding of dubbing industry development, the trends, usage of languages and other local information of dubbing and entertainment industries.
  • Closely communication with dubbing studios, establish and maintain key relationship with key and high-quality dubbing director, translators and talents in the territory.
  • Subtitle review and proofreading skills (Simplified Chinese subtitles).
  • Drive a local dubbing and creative strategy for China and/ or South East Asia with dubbing opportunities. Local and International content producers.
  • Build up a trusted connection to local studios and develop voice artists, directors, languages adaptors and audio engineers in the market.
  • Maintain existing dub studios, develop new vendor and technology that fit into the overall strategy and industry
  • Candidate will also work closely with different teams in Burbank, London and Singapore, or Asia team members.
  • Technical and mixing knowledge is a plus.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience & Professional Qualifications Required
  • University graduated.
  • 10 years+ working experience in media and/ or creative related field.
  • Proven experience in translation, localization and language quality management.
  • Good knowledge of entertainment industry.
  • Experience in localization and sub/ dub a must.
  • Experience in creative writing is a plus.
  • Cultural sensitivity is must.
Skills Required
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong written and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizing and research delivery skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Positive attitude towards work, willing to travel and work weekends if required. Mature and independent personalities. Must be a team player and work under pressure.
  • Excellent command of English and Mandarin (both oral and written)


About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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