Sample Caption Writer Resume

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John Washburn
52 University Street
Seattle, WA 98119

Job Objective Seeking an exciting and challenging position as a Caption Writer in a company where my skills and knowledge can be used to the fullest.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of planning, composing and presenting captions
  • In-depth knowledge of video transcription process and operation of transcription & captioning software
  • Operational knowledge of using MS Office, Lotus Notes, Windows OS and Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity with building and maintaining long term client relationships
  • Ability to create captions in more than one language including English
  • Ability to organize, handle, and completeall captioning tasks, on time

Professional Experience:

Caption Writer
SpecPro Technical Services, LLC, Seattle, WA
August 2012 – Present


  • Produced, proofread, and revised all captions of assigned images, for sale.
  • Wrote, formatted, and provided captions for TV based and online promos and commercials.
  • Composed, reviewed, and edited captions of a variety of TV programs.
  • Prepared and presented closed captions of audio/video content for audience with hearing disorders.
  • Planned, placed, and synchronized all captions with dialogues, in an accurate manner.
  • Attended meetings with executives and maintained timely records of completed work.

Caption Writer
Wastren Advantage Inc, Seattle, WA
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Composed and edited captions to define music and background noises.
  • Wrote, reviewed, and revised all captions, in an effective and timely manner.
  • Interpreted and translated dialogues into captions for both English speaking and non-English speaking audiences.
  • Edited, placed, and matched all captions with their respective dialogues, correctly.
  • Operated and maintained computerized captioning system, properly and efficiently.
  • Oversaw and assisted in encoding of captions to TV production master tapes.


Master’s Degree in Creative Writing
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

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