Appen

Pronunciation Specialist - Riverside County, California

Job Locations | US-CA
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 5:09 PM)
ID
2018-2626
Category
Pronunciation Specialist

Overview

Appen, the #1 Employer on Flexjobs’s Top 100 Employers for Flexible work, is hiring for work from home roles.  We offer competitive pay, free training and the ability to set your own work schedule. Appen is working on improving navigational software for a major technology company and we are seeking native English speakers to participate in this project.

 

Location: Remote

 

Hours: 15+ hours per week

 

Length: 1 month

 

Required locales: Riverside County, California

 

Start date: Immediate

 

Task description:

  • The project involves populating map data with accurate local pronunciations.
  • Consultant will review, verify, correct and add pronunciations as necessary for roads and places local to the indicated county.
  • This task can be performed by residents of Riverside County, CA, or residents of neighboring counties who are very familiar with Riverside County.

 

Requirements:

  • Has lived at least 10 years in Riverside County, CA.
  • Significant experience navigating and/or giving directions throughout the county
  • Native speaker of US English dialect local to California.
  • Mac computer running OS Sierra 10.12.2 or higher.

 

Preferred Skills

Some college-level Linguistics or English courses preferred.

 

Detailed instructions will be provided via email shortly to those candidates who have been shortlisted.

 

Appen constantly seeks motivated freelancers to support their translation, transcription, annotation and data collection teams. Your successful contribution to this project will grant you a space in our database and a good chance to be considered for projects in the future.

 

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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