Recruitment

We need all the help we can get in order to keep our projects alive! Click on the application form to apply if you’re interested!
If you have any questions, don’t be afraid to email us at scanssoda@gmail.com.

TRANSLATOR (KOREAN, JAPANESE)

The reason why we can read comics in a language we can understand. Takes every single text on the screen and changes it to English.

You must be proficient/fluent at the language you’re translating from and English. If you’re not completely sure of a word/sentence do not worry! We’re all here to help.

JP TL TEST  // KR TL TEST

PROOFREADERS

The only time where it’s acceptable to be a Grammar Nazi online. The people who make the text understandable for readers.

You must be fluent in English and prepared to change awkward sentences. If a translator is unsure of something, you’re there to help. You don’t have to be fluent in the original language of the comic you’re proofreading from.

PROOFREADER TEST

CLEANERS

The ones who spend 20 years using the clone tool to get rid of the foreign text from the page for the typesetter to use.

Must have Photoshop and have a basic understanding on how to clean. Anyone is welcome, experienced or not! We will train you to become a cleaning god if you don’t have any experience.

CLEANER TEST

TYPESETTERS

The ones who take the cleaned pages and places the translated text onto it. Has a giant range of fonts to use for SFX and bubbles.

Must have Photoshop and have a basic understanding on how to typeset. Anyone is welcome, experienced or not! We will train you to become the best typesetter in the world if you don’t have any experience.

TYPESETTER TEST

REDRAWERS [EXPERIENCED ONLY]

The absolute gods of editing. Restores the part of the art that was once covered by text flawlessly.

We are only recruiting people who have had experience in this field. You must be able to possess …. well the ability to redraw what the cleaners can’t. The redraws aren’t that easy, so if you have time and patience, welcome aboard!

REDRAWER TEST Test is currently unavailable, please link PSD files of your previous work when applying through the forum.

EDITORS

The people who put in their blood sweat and tears to get rid of every single text of the foreign language on the page, then puts in the translated text back onto the page.

You must know how to clean and typeset. You must have Photoshop and are prepared to endlessly clone everything. Having a library of fonts is great as well. 
Anyone is welcome, experienced or not! We will train you to rule the land of the editors if you don’t have any experience. 

Editors will be completing the Cleaner, Typesetter, AND/OR the Redrawer test. The links are above.

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