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{open} Typesetters; Urgency level: LOW
Topic Started: Aug 20 2011, 05:17:34 AM (128 Views)
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Typesetters

Urgency Level: LOW

What is a typesetter?
A typesetter is someone who inserts translation texts into the cleaned pages of a chapter. A typesetter, in order to be able to insert the texts into the pages, must have quite a large database of fonts, especially fonts used by Raindrops Scanlations. A typesetter is expected to decide on the context of the texts if it is not mentioned by the translator(s) (e.g. speech, thoughts, descriptions, etc.). But this job is not merely about inserting text into speech bubbles. A typesetter must also know how to place the texts inside the bubbles so that it won't look bad; how big the font of the texts must be so that it would still readable but tidy as well, how to organize the sentences so it would be easy to understand, and so on.

Raindrops Scanlations' projects open for new typesetters:
1. Pupipo!

What are the requirements to apply as a typesetter for Raindrops Scanlations?
To apply as a typesetter, you must have basic skills in typesetting a comic. At the moment we cannot train you how to typeset, you will have to study using tutorials/guidelines around the internet.

How to apply as a typesetter for Raindrops Scanlations?
There is no test. Contact phio_chan via e-mail at pinklovegreen@hotmail.com, send a private message (PM), or write a reply in this thread using this form:
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[b]Name:[/b] (a name you would like to be referred to on the credits page)
[b]Country/Timezone:[/b]
[b]Activity:[/b] (how much time you can give for Raindrops to do your work, how busy/free are you)
[b]Series you would like to do:[/b] (refer to each position's thread to see what series need what, can be more than one)
[b]Experience:[/b] (if there is any)
[b]Additional notes:[/b] (anything, optional)


Additional notes:
Raindrops Scanlations is a team. In working in a team, there is only one element needed: communication. This is very important. All applicants must be willing to communicate actively with the managers and the team, be it through e-mail or at the forum. You are expected to check your e-mail inbox or the forum at least once a day to keep up with important notices about the team. During your application, we might need to ask you several questions, so make sure you're ready with it and provided us with a contact form we can use to reach you. Further questions can be addressed to phio_chan.

Thank you for your attention, and we are looking forward to see your applications! Happy scanlating! :)
Edited by phio_chan, Jan 3 2016, 06:43:37 AM.
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