Join our Captioning Team

Looking for freelance captioning jobs?

Join our team of freelancers working on closed captioning jobs from home.

We’re looking for freelance captioning professionals who have experience in creating closed caption files for online content like YouTube, as well as subtitles that are FCC or Ofcom compliant for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Fill out our form now or keep reading to find out more about what it’s like to work with the Take 1 captioning team.

If you love video captioning jobs, you’ll love working with Take 1

We specialise in the media industry, but also provide captions for conferences and educational material. Take 1’s closed captions are distributed to a wide audience and seen on many different platforms, from streamed videos on YouTube, to content broadcast on your TV.

Our closed captioning jobs include a variety of different captioning services, such as origination, edit, conform and QC and, because the final platform could be web, film or TV, we create a variety of different file types (for example SRT, SCC, VTT, CAP etc.).


Recent TV caption projects include ‘Come Dine With Me’, ‘Extreme Cake Makers’, ‘The Catch’ and ‘Celebs Go Dating’.


But you don't have to be an expert TV captioner just yet.

We’ve got freelance captioning jobs for beginners and projects for experiences professionals. Either way, our team will make sure you’re familiar with all the necessary requirements for each project and can provide feedback to help you gain the skills you need to get paid to caption videos. As long as you’ve got experience working for closed caption companies or have completed captioning jobs in the past, we’d love to hear from you.

To work with us, please ensure you have:

  • Closed captioning experience (preferably for US streaming/FCC/Ofcom.)
  • An excellent command of the English language.
  • Excellent grammar & spelling skills.
  • Good knowledge of current affairs.
  • The ability to hit tight deadlines.
  • A broadband internet connection.

*Please note that we will only be in touch should we require your captioning services.


We make it easy for you to complete captioning jobs from home

You won’t need your own captioning software as freelance captioners working on Take 1 projects are provided with full access to Ooona Tools Captioning software. And we’ll ensure that you’re familiar with these tools during our onboarding process.   

The freelance captioners we work with also enjoy:

  • Flexible home working.
  • A streamlined onboarding and familiarisation process, to ensure you have the right skills.
  • Enjoyment from working on varied content from our many different clients.
  • Job satisfaction from being part of an established freelance team who take pride in delivering high quality work.
  • Prompt payment of invoices.
Why freelance captioners love working on Take 1’s online captioning jobs
"Over the years I have worked with many companies but Take 1 has been the most professional so far. The Take 1 team has been extremely helpful with any questions I had, and I look forward to being a part of this team for many years to come."
Waqas
Captioner
“It's honestly been a dream working with Take 1 from the beginning. Everyone is so helpful and I never feel silly for asking questions when I'm not sure about something. It's extremely refreshing to work with such a reactive and helpful team. 🙂 A genuine pleasure.”
Alexandra
Captioner
"The start has already been a nice experience, with my very helpful Take 1 contact and coordinator, who has all the briefing, files and schedule. Thank you! I am now looking forward to a long and fruitful collaboration with Take 1.”
Stefan
Captioner
“Thank you for inviting me to become a freelance captioner for Take 1 and also for the opportunity to assist with the QC work. I am really enjoying, not only the work, but the people at Take 1. Thanks so much for the opportunity.”
Bryony
Captioner
Join our team now and get paid to caption videos

So, if you’re an experienced English to English captioner who takes pride in their work and always meets deadlines, please click the link below to complete our online form. We’ll also ask you to submit a short spelling test and upload your CV.

Please allow around 15 minutes to complete the form.

We can’t wait to start working with you!

Please note: any references to captioning jobs or working at Take 1 are purely in a freelance capacity. Take 1 does not employ transcribers as staff and is not offering full-time employment in this capacity.