Freelance Writer/Producer - Russian On Air Promos

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Feb 01, 2013
Closes
Mar 03, 2013
Contact
Ms. Anna Lapuz-Best
Category
Other
Duration
Freelance

Responsibilities:

  • Translate all promos and interstitials into Russian – must make appropriate and succinct adaptations that include slang and idioms – with 100% accuracy
  • Supervise audio sessions for the mixing of all Russian-language tracks
  • Write and produce original Russian on-air promotions for the Russian market
  • Bring Russian sensibility to the network’s promotional message and image- must have an extensive knowledge of all things Russian entertainment as well as American pop culture
  • Generate ideas for promos and promotional campaigns for the Russian market as well as occasionally other International territories.
  • Responsible for filling out paperwork and working with other departments to facilitate production and delivery of material
  • Develop creative titles and synopsis in Russian for EPGs and listings
  • Produce occasional sales reels to support ad sales and marketing
  • Work with On Air Design to build customized graphics for the Russian channel
  • Coordinate subtitles ordering and placement on promos
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years professional experience translating English to Russian.

  • Experience writing and producing television promos for the Russian market
  • Familiarity with Russian television programs, advertising, and promotional creative aesthetics, editing pacing and styles; as well as American entertainment and pop culture.
  • Must be responsible, accurate, creative, organized, self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Hands-on experience with the Avid non-linear edit system (or similar) preferred but not required
  • Self-starter; takes direction well; team player

    Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered. The job number is 8566BR.
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