Recruitment

We are always looking out for people to join our staff! Check out the positions and what we require of them below, as well as if there are vacancies. If you meet all the requirements for an open position, we look forward to receiving your email! ^^

Translator JP -> ENG
Vacancy: Open (No prior experience required.)
Role: To translate the entire doujin, including any SFX and doujinka’s notes, from Japanese to English
Requirements:
– Can understand and type Japanese without furigana
– Is able to produce a script in fluent English
– Should be able to ensure script reads smoothly while retaining as much of the original meaning as possible

Proofreader JP -> ENG
Vacancy: Open (No prior experience required.)
Role: To proofread the script, ensure no translations are missing and correct any awkward/incorrect translations
Requirements:
– Very fluent in Japanese and English
– Has good grasp of Japanese slang and casual English
– Should be able to ensure script reads smoothly while retaining as much of the original meaning as possible

Proofreader ENG -> ENG
Vacancy: Open (Prior experience required.) CLOSED
Role: To proofread the script and ensure it flows smoothly and reads naturally
Requirements:
– Very fluent in English
– Being an English major is a huge plus.

Cleaner/Editor
Vacancy: Open (No prior experience required.)
Role: To manipulate the raw images to look better, remove dialogue and SFX, and redraw/restore any areas that were cleaned off
Requirements:
– Must have Photoshop and know how to use it
– If you have done fanart, please provide a link or samples as reference

Redrawer/Decensorer
Vacancy: Open (No prior experience required.)
Role: To redraw any areas that were cleaned off and/or redraw **** that have been censored
Requirements:
– Must have Photoshop and know how to use it
– If you have done fanart, please provide a link or samples as reference

Typesetter
Vacancy: Open (Prior experience required.)
Role: To insert the dialogue and SFX into cleaned raws
Requirements:
– Must have Photoshop and know how to use it
– Have a good sense of aesthetic

Quality Checker
Vacancy: Open (Prior experience required.)
Role: To check the completed scanlation before release to ensure nothing is missing or incorrect
Requirements:
– Must have experience as an editor
– Have a keen eye for detail

Graphic Artists
Vacancy: Open (No prior experience required.)
Role: To make fanarts for character birthdays, special dates, staff birthdays, recruitment posters, and other insert pages
Requirements:
– Must have Photoshop and know how to use it
– Must be good in drawing and coloring
– (Optional) Having a graphic tablet is a plus
– Attach some of your past works with your application

To apply, send an email with the following details to baka-dumb-aho@outlook.com
Email subject must be in this format: [BDA-Application] <nickname> – <position>
(e.g. [BDA-Application] Jinger – Pornphet)

– Nickname
– Age
– Timezone
– Favorite Fandoms and Pairings
– What Fandoms and Pairings you don’t like to work on
– Squicks if any
– Estimated amount of free time per week
– Experience (If you have done fanworks/are a member of a scanlantion group, please provide a link to samples.)
– Brief self-introduction
– Tumblr and/or Livejournal (if you have them)

We will contact you thereafter with a short test so that we may better assess your application.