The following are the positions that Misty Rain Scans is currently recruiting:

Translators:

  • Chinese [CH] -OPEN-
  • Japanese [JP] OPEN
  • Korean [KR] -CLOSED-

Editing:

  • Cleaners [CL] -OPEN-
  • Typesetters [TS] -OPEN-
  • Editors [ED] -OPEN-
  • Redrawers [RD] -OPEN-
  • Quality Checkers [QC] -OPEN-
Other:
  • Proofreaders [PR] -OPEN-
  • Web Designers: Blog or Forum [WD] -CLOSED-
  • Raw Providers [RP]  -CLOSED-
  • Scanners [SC] -CLOSED-
Tests can be sent to MistyRainScans04@gmail.com

Please include the following information along with your test:
Preferred Username:
Time Zone:
Position(s):
Time Schedule: [Full Time] or [Part Time]
     [Full Time – 2 Chapters per month]
     [Part Time – 1 Chapter per month]
Previous experience: [Where? Got any examples to show us?]
What brought you to Misty Rain Scans: 
Project(s) of preference to work on: [Romance, Shoujo, Shounen, Seinen, Etc.]
Projects you prefer not to work on: [Smut, Horror, Yaoi, Shounen Ai, Yuri, Shojo Ai, Etc.]
Prefer to assign work THROUGH: [Email?] or [Discord?]
Photoshop: Yes or No? [Required for CL, TS, ED, RD, and QC positions]


 
To be a Translator, you should be able to…

  • You have to be fluent in both English and Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Japanese.
  • Missing translations are the first priority.
  • When someone PM’s you about a missing translation, please respond promptly.

We really need translators right now! If you want to see our projects released quickly, then please APPLY for a position if you can translate!






To be a Proofreader, you should be able to…

  • You have to know English very well.
  • Good at noticing errors in spelling and correct the word.
  • Fix sentences with the correct punctuation
  • Rephrase the sentences to flow better in English sentence
  • Check for grammars like tenses and nouns

Proofreader Test: TBA


 
To be a Cleaner, you should be able to…
  • Change image to grayscale
  • Change the H (Height) to 1200
  • NEED 3 LAYERS: Background, Background Copy, Level Layer
  • Please DO NOT MERGE the LEVEL LAYER and the BACKGROUND LAYER!
  • Rename IMAGE by 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, etc… [With three digits number]
  • Cleaners should be able to clean the easier SFX and BACKGROUND TEXTS.
  • Clean specks of dust (if there is any)
  • Crop a double page into a single page (if one page have two images together)
  • Straighten the page [Rotate the image if the page is not straight]
  • Level the image into accurate black/white/grey settings
  • Erase text in bubbles
  • ALWAYS save in PSD
You don’t have to be perfect. Relax and try your best 🙂 
If you need some help or have any questions, then please feel free to ask! 🙂 



To be a Typesetter, you should be able to…

  • Make sure everything goes accordingly to the translations that are provided for you.
  • Center text properly into bubbles using the correct font and size.
  • Match the English SFX as closely as possible to the RAW SFX.
  • ALWAYS typeset over any uncleaned SFX because the Quality Checker WILL clean them.
  • ALWAYS SAVE IN PSD [EASIER for the Quality Checker to FIX errors]
  • EDIT (07-20-2014): Please SAVE a copy in a PNG file [EASIER for the Quality Checker to CHECK]
  • Make a note of MISSING TRANSLATIONS (if there are any).
You don’t have to be perfect. Relax and try your best 🙂 
If you need some help or have any questions, then please feel free to ask! 🙂 



 
To be an Editor, you should be able to…
  • Complete all steps requirements for the Cleaners and Typesetters.
  • We most likely WILL NOT assign you to clean AND typeset a chapter, but you should be able to switch readily between these two positions.

Editor Test: Complete the Cleaner AND Typesetter tests


 
To be a Redrawer, you should be able to…
  • Remove the original SFX or other misc text (watermarks, narration, etc.).
  • Redraw the missing art. [Requires knowledge of the clone tool and the pen tool.]
  • Make a copy of the clean layer and do all redraws in this copy.
  • ALWAYS save in PSD
You don’t have to be perfect. Relax and try your best 🙂 
If you need some help or have any questions, then please feel free to ask! 🙂 


You are only required to complete ONE test (b&w or color), depending on your preference. You may do both if you wish.

Redrawer Test [Greyscale]: [Black and White Scans]: http://www.mediafire.com/download/ifvf2f545zsufld/MRS_redrawtest_b&w.rar

Redrawer Test [Color]: http://www.mediafire.com/download/z1bwlgdmdbpkc4q/MRS_redrawtest_color.rar



 
To be a Quality Checker, you should be able to…

  • Check overall work: Proofreading, Cleaning, Typesetting
  • Need to know proficient English to read over the translations the second time and make changes (if needed).
  • Fix any cleaning mistakes – improper leveling, clean any remaining dust, straighten pages (if needed), resize the image (if needed), etc.
  • Fix any typesetting mistakes – too big, wrong font, not centered, typos, etc.
  • Redraw any SFX or other text that remain [IMPORTANT!]
  • Fill out a credit page for the chapter
  • Paste MRS watermark on several of the pages
  • Add a disclaimer and recruitment page
  • Save the PSDs as PNGs and upload

Quality Checker Test: NO TEST! We are only recruiting EXPERIENCED Quality Checkers.
Please send us some examples of your work! ^_^