Sensitivity and Expert Reader (Project Based, Independent Contract)

Los Angeles, California
WEBTOON – WEBTOON | Operations /
Contract /
Remote
As the global leader and pioneer of the mobile webcomic format, WEBTOON has revolutionized the comics industry for comic fans and creators. Today, a diverse new generation of international comic artists have found a home on WEBTOON, where the company’s storytelling technology allows anyone to become a creator and build a global audience for their stories.

With a massive catalog of incredible digital comics from rising stars on WEBTOON CANVAS platform, and a growing roster of superstar WEBTOON Originals creators, there’s something for every type of comic fan on WEBTOON. With an average of 89+ million monthly active users, and WEBTOON adaptations on Netflix, HBO Max, and other screens around the world, WEBTOON’s passionate fandoms are the new face of pop culture. The company has worked with DC Comics, Marvel Entertainment, HYBE, and many more of the world’s biggest entertainment brands.

Sensitivity and Expert Readers will work with Content Standards and Practices team safety review efforts of our content. Project scope may include historical accuracy research and fact checking, in addition to full sensitivity read. Readers will review content in production, conduct research on topics and themes presented in the story as necessary, and prepare reports of sensitive elements in the Readers’ areas of expertise. 

You must be detail-oriented, visual, and self-motivated with strong communications skills.

What we're looking for:

    • Prior experience working in the capacity as an expert consultant on media projects
    • Excellent research, writing and verbal communications skills 
    • Ability to work independently, and culturally aware of trends and pop culture in United States, Latin America, and South Korea
    • Strong proficiency with technology: MS Office, Sharepoint, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom
WEBTOON is owned by South Korea’s internet conglomerate Naver. In 2021, Naver acquired webnovel app Wattpad. The move aligned WEBTOON, the world’s largest digital comics platform, with Wattpad, the world’s leading webnovel platform. Together, these storytelling technology platforms reach a combined audience of 166 million people around the world.

Join us and work with some of the biggest artists, IP, and fandoms in comics!