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We value our employees and believe in a true work-life balance. With growth comes opportunity and we are growing. Our team is the most important part of our company. We believe if we have a great work environment for our employees this comes through in excellent customer service for our clients.

All positions are for our headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Remote work is not considered unless otherwise notated.

WORK LOCATION:
30211 Avenida de las Banderas, Suite 110
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Technology

Video Engineering, Media Operations Technician

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Solve technical issues related to video and audio assets that occur across the digital workflow.
  • Collaborate with the development team and vendors in automating cloud media workflows to optimize efficiency.
  • Act as a technical point of contact and operator related to video production and Post-Production workflows.
  • Utilize various audio, video, and ancillary production and Post-Production tools such as cloud and on-premises-based transcoding applications, non-linear editing tools, subtitling and closed captioning software.
  • Update and maintain records.
  • Author and maintain internal technical documents.
  • Make sound, independent decisions, and know when to escalate issues.

TECHNICAL ABILITIES:

  • A willingness to work a flexible schedule and location, as needed, to meet the deadlines and requirements of our internal labels and partners.
  • 5+ years of experience in the digital video and audio Post-Production sectors.
  • Deep knowledge of industry-standard video and audio codecs, including the ability to troubleshoot issues using tools like MediaInfo and ffprobe.
  • Technical environment, Windows.
  • Experience in one or more DB languages [SQL, MySQL, Postgres].
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs (must have).
  • Knowledge of network and file transfer protocols (familiar).
  • Salesforce working knowledge (good to have).
  • Experience with cloud-based media transformation applications is a plus (FileCatalyst, Telestream Vantage, Vid Fixer, TimeText Flip).
  • Strong expertise and experience in audio, video, and caption-based workflows utilizing tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, and MacCaption.
  • Knowledge of technical specifications required for delivery to the major digital media platforms worldwide.
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback around practices, tools, and methods related to video production and Post-Production.
  • Outgoing, creative thinker.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passionate and collaborative team player.

AREAS OF POTENTIAL EXPOSURE:

  • Video file transcoding
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Leading a team

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

SCHEDULE:

Fulltime. Monday to Friday

 

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Closed Captioning

Live Real-time Broadcast Captioner

We're always looking for top-of-the-line real-time captioners who are both trained and experienced in the closed-captioning industry.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSET:

  • Must have a speed of 180-220 WPM.
  • Must have real-time closed captioning software.
  • Must have two computers; one for backup.
  • Must have three phone lines; one may be a cellphone if it works at home.
  • Must have backup internet.
  • Must be on time, follow directions, responsible, and open to feedback.

WORK LOCATION:

  • Fully Remote

WORKING DAYS:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Click on "Apply Now" and submit a resumé highlighting related education and job experience.
  • If qualified, you will be contacted to schedule a mandatory real-time captioning test by dialing into our in-house encoder.
  • Upon passing the test with 98% accuracy, you will be contacted to discuss contractor options.

 

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Sales & Operations

Sales Support Specialist

As a Sales Support Specialist, you will assist with the sales process for our existing and new clients. This position will work mainly with the sales department, reporting to the sales department manager, while providing administrative support to the team. You will oversee a portfolio of assigned clients, serving as their lead point of contact for sales with Aberdeen, and will assist with resolving any problems that may arise while maintaining the client’s satisfaction. The ideal candidate will have experience with customer service with some broadcast/media experience in a sales environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research: Work with Sales Manager & Marketing Coordinator to research new potential leads via many different resources, including but not limited to: trade shows, broadcast schedules, television stations, and marketing leads.
  • Prepare quotes for existing client requests as needed.
  • Handle administrative duties such as scheduling meetings, sending client gifts, and booking travel accommodations.
  • Phone calls: Calls will be made daily to existing clients and prospects related to new project requests, service offerings, and general account maintenance.
  • Attend offsite client meetings and trade shows as requested by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Sales Support Specialist needs to have excellent interpersonal skills to work efficiently within a team while having the ability to complete tasks and make decisions independently. Other essential skills a Sales Support Specialist should have include:

  • Strong professional conversation etiquette, especially in person and over the phone when interacting with clients.
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to explain concepts in simple terms while helping clients work through problems and accurately describe products.
  • A college degree is preferred, but not required.

WE OFFER:

  • A great culture
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Immense learning opportunity
  • 401-K and a great benefits package
  • Excellent pay and opportunities for growth

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

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Sales Account Executive

You will be selling to businesses our live and post-production closed captioning and multi-language subtitling services.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Seeking a Sales Account Executive (inside sales, B2B) to join our growing sales team. Heavy phone and computer use.
  • The focus is on Christian television program producers, government agencies, educational institutions, corporations, & post-production houses.
  • No restrictions on sales territory—national and international.
  • Database with thousands of leads provided.
  • Emphasis will be placed upon the ability to consistently make your target amount of phone calls daily, develop relationships with potential and current clients, and close sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Study, learn, and understand the technical aspects and solutions of closed captioning & subtitling.
  • Make around 60-100 sales calls a day – 90 min+ of actual phone time per day.
  • Solicit and provide captioning & subtitling solutions to prospective clients.
  • Build a strong network of new business contacts and develop long-term, repeat business relationships.
  • Understand Aberdeen's values and develop solutions that best meet customers' needs and budgets.
  • Composition of proposals specific to each client and their respective projects.
  • Close sales & follow-up in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSET:

  • Must be technically savvy and be able to completely understand a technically-based product and workflow. You will be responsible for providing a technical solution based on the clients' video editing/file-based workflow.
  • You need to be a "thinker" and be able to provide the best TECHNICAL solution to prospective clients.
  • You must have at least a BA or BS degree from an accredited university (NOT an online university).
  • A minimum of 2 years of sales experience.
  • Proven success and performance above peers.
  • Ability to generate leads and close sales.
  • Strong phone skills.
  • Completely computer literate.
  • Excellent relationship development skills.
  • A self-starter with a winning attitude and work ethic to succeed.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

WE OFFER:

  • A great culture
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Immense learning opportunity
  • 401-K and a great benefits package
  • Excellent pay and opportunities for growth

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

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Junior Account Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Junior Account Manager oversees a portfolio of assigned clients, serving as their lead point of contact with Aberdeen, running day-to-day operations with the account, resolving any problems that may arise, and maintaining the client’s satisfaction so they’ll keep doing business with Aberdeen. We are looking for a candidate who is comfortable taking the lead on all projects assigned. The ability to handle a project from start to finish while working with team members during the process will be critical to success. The ideal candidate will have experience managing accounts with some video experience in a production environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong verbal and written skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Solutions-oriented.
  • Customer focus and satisfaction is paramount.
  • Computer and software savvy.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Some Video experience is a plus.
  • Detailed-oriented with some administrative experience.
  • Ambitious with a desire to learn.
  • Able to work within a team or alone.
  • Dependable and trustworthy.
  • College degree preferred, but not required.

WE OFFER:

  • A great culture
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Immense learning opportunity
  • 401-K and a great benefits package
  • Excellent pay and opportunities for growth

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

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Junior Systems Technician

We are looking for a proactive, self-sufficient Junior Systems Technician with analytical problem-solving skills, wanting to be part of a cohesive team that enjoys learning to help maintain existing applications while willing to take on new technologies and challenges to join our dynamic-fun team. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to research and determine the root cause(s) for issues, providing video engineering support, and completing assigned actions and timeline commitments.
  • Create and maintain documentation and procedural manuals for the team.
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work calmly under pressure to provide long-standing solutions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science, engineering, or IT-related field or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive attitude, team player.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Technical environment. Windows
  • Experience in one or more DB languages [SQL, MySQL, Postgres] (must have)
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs (must have)
  • Basic of Video (some video experience, editing, etc.)
  • Knowledge of network and file transfer protocols (familiar)
  • Salesforce working knowledge (good to have)

AREAS OF POTENTIAL EXPOSURE:

  • Video file transcoding
  • Amazon Web Services

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

SCHEDULE:

Fulltime. Monday to Friday

 

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Manager - Live Captioning Department

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Manager of the Live Captioning Department leads a team of 3-4 in-office Captioning Coordinators and Assistants, remote live captioners, schedules, coordinates and provides excellent customer service, and supports sales in creating workflows and solutions.

KEY ATTRIBUTES / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Management: 3 years (Preferred).
  • Ability to handle, prioritize, and multi-task in a fast-paced, multiple concurrent events environment.
  • Strong scheduling/coordination experience with 50/events per day.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Solutions-oriented.
  • Critical/Analytical thinker.
  • Computer/Software/Tech savvy.
  • Customer focus and satisfaction are paramount.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Bible knowledge is preferred as many clients are ministries.
  • A college degree is preferred, but not required.

LIVE CAPTIONING MANAGEMENT:

  • Oversee and manage the entire Live Captioning Department with guidance from company owners.
  • Schedule/oversee all scheduling of live programs.
  • On-call for live business.
  • Act as project manager when onboarding won proposals from new/existing clients.
  • Continually stay on top of excellent client relations.
  • Manage a team of remote Live Captioner contractors.
  • Build long-lasting live captioning contractor relationships.

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday to Friday
  • On-call

WE OFFER:

  • A great culture
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Immense learning opportunity
  • 401-K and a great benefits package
  • Excellent pay and opportunities for growth

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

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Junior Caption Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Listening to and creating captions/subtitles for TV shows, movies, educational programs, corporate training videos, and Christian-based/religious programming.
  • Transcribing video files using a foot pedal or Voice writing (experienced stenographers also accepted).
  • Editing already-written transcripts for punctuation, grammar, and accuracy.
  • Completing captioning and subtitling projects using captioning/subtitling software (no prior experience needed as you will be trained on how to use the software).
  • Using information technology: Microsoft Office, Internet, and captioning/subtitling software program.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Touch Type: a minimum of 50 words per minute (WPM) - you will be tested.
  • Thorough knowledge of English Language Grammar and Punctuation.
  • Detail-oriented and multitasking ability.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proofing skills.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office.
  • Internet research skills.
  • Positive attitude, personable, self-motivated, and hardworking.
  • The minimum level of Education: High School Diploma or GED; B.A./B.S. degree preferred, but not required. English Majors this could be a great job for you!

WE OFFER:

  • A great culture
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Immense learning opportunity
  • 401-K and a great benefits package
  • Excellent pay and opportunities for growth

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Lead Software Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create compliant modern web apps using React/Angular JS, Apex, Lightning, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Create web services integrations, including cloud-based APIs, leveraging JSON, REST or SOAP to capture data from external systems.
  • Create database triggers and procedures to integrate Salesforce with SQL database.
  • Build Automations using AWS. Migrate from Legacy SQL-based CRM to Salesforce.
  • Code Front-end web apps that are able to call SOAP/REST API’s to pull and update data. Build, Test and Deploy Applications to AWS using automated build tools like Jenkins.
  • Code management using GIT & TFS.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSET:

  • Requires Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science or related Engineering degree.
  • 2 years of experience in the job offered, as a Software Engineer, Software Developer, and/or related.
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience with the following skills: front-end technology Angular JS or React JS; back-end technology Java or C#; .Net or Salesforce Apex; SQL; Web Services REST or SOAP; Jenkins or AWS; version control software GIT or TFS.

WE OFFER:

  • A great culture
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Immense learning opportunity
  • 401-K and a great benefits package
  • Excellent pay and opportunities for growth

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

SCHEDULE:

Fulltime. Monday to Friday (8am-5pm)

 

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Transcript Editor (Subcontractor)

POSITION SUMMARY:

You will use an online Transcript Editor to fix transcripts from video content. Content and program length will vary. You will be required to add in, edit, or fix any misspelled or incorrect words and insert proper punctuation and capitalization. Transcripts must be verbatim to match the spoken audio.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Internet connection and a working computer.
  • Strong understanding of the English language, including proper grammar and punctuation rules.
  • All work accepted must be completed by the agreed deadline.
  • You also need to be computer savvy and comfortable learning to use an online editing program (like Microsoft Word).
  • Must have a speed of 180-220 WPM.
  • Familiarity with Biblical names and terms, Greek or Hebrew words, and current events.
  • High School Diploma.

Rate of Pay: $0.75 / video minute

Job Type: Part-time

Work Location: Remote

 

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