• Pronunciation Specialist – Southern Texas

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/16/2018 11:29 PM)
    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 a paid language-based project to improve online user experience and we are looking for English native speakers to participate in this project.


    • Location: Remote
    • Hours: 15+ hours per week
    • Length: 3-5 weeks with potential for additional ongoing work
    • Required locales: Southeastern Texas
    • 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 southern Texas, with strong preference for candidates from the following counties: Nueces, Webb, Hidalgo, Victoria, Cameron.  Well-qualified candidates from neighboring counties are also welcome to apply.



    • Has lived at least 10 years in southern/southeastern Texas.
    • Significant experience navigating and/or giving directions throughout this region, including rural areas.
    • Native speaker of US English dialect local to Texas.
    • Mac computer running High Sierra (Mac OS 10.13.X) 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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