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Work with Capital Captions

If you would like to work as a freelance subtitler, transcriptionists or translator for Capital Captions, we are currently recruiting for professional, experienced, qualified individuals to take on a diverse range of transcription, captioning and formatting work for international clients.

We highly value both our freelance and subcontracting staff. We treat all of our workers with the utmost respect and view any professional collaboration as a partnership. 

If you would like to work with Capital Captions as a freelance subtitler, transcriptionists or translator you can apply to work with us below, but first, be sure to have a browse through our checklist to make sure not only that you’re right for us, but also that we’re right for you!

Online Transcription Work

freelance transcriptionistTo work with Capital captions as a freelance transcriptionist, you are required to have:

  • At least two years transcription experience
  • At least two years experience within your chosen specialism
  • A typing speed of at least 65wpm
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Possess transcription software including foot pedals
  • Access to a high speed broadband connection
  • Access to file conversion and/or audio manipulation software

As a Capital Captions freelance transcriptionist, you should also possess the below traits:

  • A keen eye for detail and a high level of accuracy in your work
  • Reliable and dedicated
  • A hard working attitude
  • Able to work on your own initiative and to make tough editorial decisions
  • Good technical skills
  • Flexible and a willing to work irregular hours

If you think you have what it takes and are interested in working with us, some of our best transcriptionists work with Express Scribe Transcription Software.
If you would like to give it a go and for more information, visit the site here: Express Scribe Transcription Software.

Online Subtitling and Closed Captioning Positions

Capital Captions specialise in subtitling and closed captioning services for clients from a range of sectors. We provide a vast range of sound to text services for clients. We work with foreign subtitling for global audiences, closed captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing, broadcast subtitles, social media and YouTube subtitles and more… 

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Closed caption writers and subtitlers working for Capital Captions are required to have:

  • At least two years of subtitling experience
  • A typing speed of at least 65wpm
  • Access to a subtitle creation software
  • High speed broadband connection
  • File conversion and/or video editing software

We have a preference that our subtitlers possess:

  • Formal qualifications in or applicable to subtitle creation
  • A keen eye for detail with a high level of accuracy in their work
  • Advanced technical skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on irregular work hours


We're always looking for hard working, reliable and talented subtitlers, transcriptionists and translators. If you believe you have the right skills, we'd love to hear from you.



If you'd like to work with Capital Captions as a transcriptionist, subtitler, closed caption writer or translator, feel free to contact us. Just send your CV and we'll be in touch.



Capital Captions value staff training and development. We provide advice and online training, as required, to help freelance professionals progress in their online writing careers.

Qualified? Experienced? Driven? Apply to work with us today!

We value working relationships: providing support, mutual respect, and ongoing career development for staff at all levels.

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Transcription and Closed Captioning Work: What to Expect

For professionals considering leaving full time employment to enter into a career in freelance online writing, it can be hard to know what to expect. Before considering taking on work with Capital Captions, you may want to get some idea of what to expect from a transcription and subtitling career. 

Our transcription services cover a range of specialisms: financial transcription, medical transcription, legal transcription and general transcription. Audio quality can be highly variable and transcriptionists are required to work with a range of different transcription formats and writing styles.

For a Capital Captions transcriptionist, no working day is the same. Every transcription project is an opportunity to listen to, learn and write something new!

Any subtitling and closed captioning work involves patience and precision. Subtitling work can consist of a number of elements all working together: transcription, translation, formatting, timing and video editing. 

A career in subtitling means day-to-day opportunities to engage with new, innovative video content. Quality captioning can be like an art form: challenge yourself professionally to deliver the best quality captions that viewers deserve.

* At Capital Captions, we hire subcontractors to take on freelance transcription, subtitling and closed captioning work on our behalf. Our UK transcriptionists and subtitlers are solely responsible for registering as self employed with HMRC. International freelance writers are responsible for registering with their own official government tax system.

Subtitle Services

  • Broadcast Subtitles
  • Subtitles for Films
  • Online Video Subtitles
  • Television Subtitles
  • Subtitle Placement
  • Subtitle Formatting

Closed Captions

  • Broadcast Closed Captions
  • VoD Closed Captions
  • Closed Caption Formatting
  • Captions for the Deaf
  • Caption Regulations
  • Amazon Closed Captions

Translation Services

  • Foreign Subtitles
  • YouTube Translation
  • Video Translation
  • French Translation
  • Captions and Formatting
  • VoD Translation

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About us

At Capital Captions, we take pride in our flexible, tailor-made approach to subtitling, closed captioning, video translation and video transcription services. We offer professional, reliable, cost effective services to clients across the globe.

  • Walsham Road, Kent, United Kingdom ME5 9HX
  • +44 (0) 1634 867 131
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