Proofreader / Copy Editor at Crunchyroll (San Francisco, CA)

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About Crunchyroll


Founded by fans, Crunchyroll delivers the art and culture of anime to a passionate community. We super-serve over 100 million anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories, and help them connect with the stories and characters they crave. Whether that experience is online or in-person, streaming video, theatrical, games, merchandise, events and more, it’s powered by the anime content we all love.

Join our team, and help us shape the future of anime!

Proofreader / Copy Editor - Creative Services

Workplace: Culver City, CA

Reporting to: Art Director Copy

Crunchyroll is looking for an experienced Proofreader to join our Creative Services team. You will proofread, editing, troubleshooting, and fact-checking both consumer-facing and B2B marketing materials for an anime streaming service and online retail store for the international market, including show synopses, product promotions, show promotions, event materials, social media and email platforms, and internal company resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fact-Checking: Conduct fact-checking to ensure the accuracy of character and talent names, brand names, trademarks, and other important information.

  • Brand Compliance: Enforce compliance with Crunchyroll’s brand style, rules, and standards in all materials, including marketing, social media, and other teams.

  • Research: search for and use resources necessary to perform your proofreading responsibilities.

  • Remote Collaboration: collaborate with team members through electronic remote formats like Wrike,, servers, and databases.

  • Typography Awareness: Demonstrate sensitivity to errors in typography, such as kerning, leading, centering, alignment, and fonts, to ensure the visual quality of content.

  • Language Proficiency: While fluency is not required, the ability to perform A>B checks on foreign language text against translated document backup is desired.


  • 5 years+ as a proofreader, editor, or similar role.

  • 5+ years Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets)

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or a related field.

Why you will love working at Crunchyroll

In addition to getting to work with fun, passionate and inspired colleagues, you will also enjoy the following benefits and perks:


The Pay Range for this position is listed. Actual pay will vary based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Crunchyroll’s Total Rewards offerings for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, employer matched retirement savings, time-off programs, and progressive health benefits and perks.

Pay Transparency - San Francisco, CA

$36$45 USD

About our Values

We want to be everything for someone rather than something for everyone and we do this by living and modeling our values in all that we do. We value

  • Courage. We believe that when we overcome fear, we enable our best selves.

  • Curiosity. We are curious, which is the gateway to empathy, inclusion, and understanding.

  • Service. We serve our community with humility, enabling joy and belonging for others.

  • Kaizen. We have a growth mindset committed to constant forward progress.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Our mission of helping people belong reflects our commitment to diversity & inclusion. It's just the way we do business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Crunchyroll. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Crunchyroll, LLC is an independently operated joint venture between US-based Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Japan's Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., both subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.

Questions about Crunchyroll's hiring process? Please check out our Hiring FAQs:

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444 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108

An Insider's view of Crunchyroll

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Crunchyroll’s workplace environment helps create lifelong colleagues and has an unmatched culture of passion. Between socials, team-wide Japan trips, game nights, and professional conferences, I’ve met some of the most fun and talented people here.


GM of Games and Head of 360

How does the company support your career growth?

Even when opportunity doesn't knock, this team will build a door. The spirit, tenacity, & genuine, energizing joy this team has for our work, our mission, & our fans make it impossible not to grow. It's amazing to see our vision go from an imagined thought to something real that delights people around the world.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I experienced tremendous growth at this company for the past half-decade. From my perspective, communication between teams and departments is only getting better.


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What are Crunchyroll Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Crunchyroll encourages and facilitates all forms of local community volunteering including Techbridge Girls in the Bay Area, Cat Town - Oakland, Baby2Baby, and A Sense of Home.
Partners with nonprofits
Crunchyroll has partnered with numerous US-based STEAM organizations including Ryman Arts & The Barcid Foundation, as well as The Inter College Animation Festival and Amusement Media Academy in Japan.
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Free premium access to Crunchyroll & Funimation Digital Library.
Employee discount to eCommerce store.

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