- Chinese [CH] -OPEN-
- Japanese [JP] –OPEN–
- Korean [KR] -CLOSED-
- Cleaners [CL] -OPEN-
- Typesetters [TS] -OPEN-
- Editors [ED] -OPEN-
- Redrawers [RD] -OPEN-
- Quality Checkers [QC] -OPEN-
- Proofreaders [PR] -OPEN-
- Web Designers: Blog or Forum [WD] -CLOSED-
- Raw Providers [RP] -CLOSED-
- Scanners [SC] -CLOSED-
Please include the following information along with your test:
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
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).
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 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! ^_^