Join Us!

We at Overload Scans are always looking for more staff. At the moment we are mostly looking for cleaners and typesetters, but there are also some other jobs we could use some help with. On this page you will find which jobs you can apply for and what those jobs entail.

At the moment you can apply for the following positions:

  • Cleaner
  • Typesetter
  • Editor
  • Proofreader
  • Raw Provider
  • Translator Japanese to English
  • Translator Chinese to English
  • Translator Korean to English


Job requirements and info

A cleaner uses Photoshop to clean up the scans and make sure they look good. Your job will be to remove dusts, rotate the panels so they’re nicely aligned and make sure all the colors are correct. You’ll also be responsible for removing the Japanese text and redrawing parts when necessary. Some experience with Photoshop is preferable though not absolutely necessary.

As a typesetter you’ll be adding the translated text to the pages, placing it in the bubbles neatly, or outside of them when necessary. You’ll also have to choose appropriate fonts to make everything look nice.

As an editor you’ll not only clean manga, but you’ll typeset them as well. It just means that you’ll be both a cleaner and a typesetter.

The proofreader reads through the script after the translation is done and makes it into an understandable, correct script by correcting the flow, grammar and punctuation. A good level of English is necessary.

Raw Provider
Scans in the manga and uploads them to us.

Translator Japanese to English
Must be able to understand Kanji, Hiragana, Furigana, and Katakana and be able to put the translated text into a script. We don’t mind if you don’t understand all of the above but even a bit of the above like two out of four would be quite handy.

Translator Chinese to English
Must be able to translate Chinese scripts into understandable English sentences.

Translator Korean to English
Must be able to translate Korean scripts into understandable English sentences.

Questions, tests and applications

Thank you very much for reading this and considering to work with us. If you have any questions or would like to apply, please take a look at our forum. You can ask any questions there and you will also find the tests for the cleaner and typesetter positions there.
Recruiting Section on our forum