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Editor/Proofreader Wanted (Mapo-gu, Seoul)
« on: February 17, 2020, 08:29:33 am »
Editor/Proofreader Wanted (Mapo-gu, Seoul)



TappyToon: https://www.tappytoon.com/

Job Summary:

TappyToon brings the new wave of comics and webtoons to the world.
We curate a growing range of officially licensed comics from top creators
through our app and website. At TappyToon, you'll help the translation team
by editing and proofreading translations of the comics.

* Note: We are especially looking for someone who has experience with
and is comfortable working on a variety of mature materials.

Responsibilities:

Editor/Proofreader of TappyToon will be responsible for the following:
- checking that translations match the original Korean text
- correcting spelling and grammar errors
- correcting any continuity issues(character, conversation, style, and so on)
- editing any awkward English or overly literal translations

Basic Qualifications:

- Native American-English speakers with excellent writing skills
- fluency in the Korean language in order to understand the original Korean text
- Strong understanding of webtoons, manhwa, manga, and related Korean pop culture
- Understanding of Mature BL/GL materials

Preferred Qualifications:

- Basic Photoshop Skills
- Previous experience of translating, proofreading, editing manhwa/manga
- F series visa or student visas preferred

Working Conditions:

- 40 hours a week in our office in Hongdae, Seoul.
- Annual pay: 30K ~ 40K
- Full time contract that includes health insurance and vacation days in accordance with Korean law.

How to Apply:

Please send your application via the Google form listed below:

https://forms.gle/HEmZVU5jZoepG2SXA

*Please note: the position is currently for a FULL-TIME, IN-HOUSE editor.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to respond to
all applicants.

Thank you.