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3Play Media Company Overview

What We Do

We provide premium closed captioning, transcription, and subtitling solutions at very competitive prices. Our goal is to simplify the process by providing a user-friendly account system, fast turnaround, flexible API’s, and integrations with a multitude of video players, platforms, and lecture capture systems. We create closed captions and subtitles in many different formats and languages. We also develop video search plugins and a range of tools that save time and cut costs. Our commitment to innovation has led to 7 patents (granted and pending)–all of which focus on making the captioning, subtitling, and transcription process more efficient and less expensive.

How We Got Started

3Play Media was founded in 2007 by four MIT graduate students researching affordable ways to make video accessible through innovative technology. Drawing on research from the MIT Spoken Language Systems Group, we developed a more efficient captioning and transcription process that combines automatic speech recognition with human editing cleanup.

Our Customers

Our services and products are used by more than 1,600 universities, companies, and government agencies across a wide range of industries. A few of our customers are Procter & Gamble, Time Warner Cable, MIT, Autodesk, the IRS, and the University of Wisconsin.

How Our Customers Benefit

Our captioning, transcription, and subtitling solutions increase the value of online video by making it accessible, usable, searchable, and SEO-friendly. Customers benefit in different ways. Educational institutions and government agencies benefit by complying with accessibility laws; media & entertainment producers and distributors benefit by complying with FCC captioning rules; online video publishers benefit from better SEO, searchability, and user engagement; market researchers and video producers gain productivity through video search, clipping, and editing tools.

Jobs at 3Play Media

 
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Check out our BizzPage on VentureFizz by clicking here. About the Job The Business Development Representative is a great opportunity to help drive demand for our video accessibility and engagement solutions, as well as gain valuable sales experience at a growing company. We’re looking for a highly motivated, well-spoken individual to research and build our lead pipeline. The Business Development Representative's primary responsibility is to generate leads via high-volume outbound prospecting. In this role, you will work closely with...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
About the Job We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
About the Job We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
About the Job We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking for a dynamic, thoughtful, successful, driven VP of Sales to lead and continue to build our sales team. With 2,500 customers and growing, we have aggressive plans for continued expansion. We are looking for an experienced leader to help us become a world class sales organization by executing on the strategic direction of the company and exceeding targets. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of success as part of a growing, industry leading technology sales teams. The VP of Sales will report directly to the CEO. Role and Responsibilities Hire, inspire,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
We are looking for a thoughtful, successful, and driven Director of Engineering to lead and build our engineering team. The ideal candidate will be respected for their engineering skills, interested in people management, and have the right mix of strength and humility to be able to stand up for their ideas while collaborating with others. The Director of Engineering will report directly to the CEO. Role and Responsibilities Hire, inspire, mentor, train, and grow our engineering team Represent the engineering team’s perspective when setting product development requirements...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking for a Marketing Operations Analyst to join our marketing team. This role will report to the Director of Marketing and will be responsible for managing and enhancing our marketing systems and operations. The ideal candidate will think logically to solve challenges, proactively identify areas for improvement, and support marketing team members in campaign execution. They will be considered the in-house expert and authority on our critical marketing systems. About You You love solving puzzles and get a thrill out of solving a difficult problem. You’re logical and detail...
Marketing
Boston
We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are looking for an enthusiastic UX/UI...
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34 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210
Patrick
Marketing Assistant

"From the executives to new hires, it feels like everyone at 3Play makes a daily, conscious effort to contribute to a company culture you'll have a hard time finding anywhere else. It's like a perpetually self-fueling engine that encourages employees to work hard, have fun, and treat each other with mutual respect."

Kelly
Software Engineer

"I love working at 3Play Media because of the people, the flexibility, and the interesting work I do every day. It's very rewarding to know that each day I will work with intelligent and capable coworkers to solve challenging problems."

Blog

February 15, 2019
Back in April 2015, we reported on YouTube’s plans to release community contributed closed captions, subtitles, and translations. At the time, the feature was in beta testing with a handful of channels. Now, YouTube has launched the service for all channels. YouTube’s…...
February 15, 2019
More than 500 million hours of videos are watched on YouTube each day. While many of these videos are watched for pure entertainment, many are being shown in educational settings as well. Using YouTube videos as supplemental material in university courses has…...
February 13, 2019
YouTubers all want one thing: more views on their videos. Whether they’re chasing advertising dollars or increased exposure for their brand, there is nothing a vlogger loves more than to see their YouTube views go up. If you’re a video producer on…...
February 12, 2019
We’ve all known that fleeting sensation of disappointment — you’re scrolling through your mobile Facebook newsfeed on your commute and you encounter an interesting video that has no captions or subtitles. Do you dare turn on the volume and risk annoying those…...
February 12, 2019
Your Special Education Rights (YSER) is an online video-based resource for parents of children with disabilities. They provide the knowledge and understanding parents need to advocate for their child’s education and accessibility needs. Video content makes YSER’s programming user-friendly, practical, and engaging.…...