Appen

Lithuanian Linguist

Job Locations LT-Remote
Posted Date 6 months ago(4/16/2021 1:03 AM)
ID
2021-5307
Category
Linguist

Overview

Project Overview

 

The project involves updating the Lithuanian lexicon used by our client’s suite of proofing tools (spell-checker, etc.) to incorporate new vocabulary related to COVID-19.

  1. The Dev role will primarily involve compiling a list of new words to add to the lexicon, sorting these words into templates based on characteristics such as part of speech and inflection pattern, creating any necessary new templates, and updating the lexicon using the client's software.

Qualifications

    • A degree in linguistics or related field.
    • Strong knowledge of Lithuanian morphology, inflection patterns, and current usage.
    • Guidance on using the client software will be provided but good technical skills and an aptitude for learning to use new software will be helpful.
    • Time engagement: 2-3 weeks; est. 29 hours total; starting ASAP
  1.  
  2. The QA role will primarily involve reviewing the vocabulary list and template classifications provided by Dev, and reviewing the output from various tests that will be run on the lexicon after it has been updated to ensure that all changes are expected.

Qualifications

    • A degree in linguistics or related field.
    • Strong knowledge of Lithuanian morphology, inflection patterns, and current usage.
    • Guidance on using the client software will be provided but good technical skills and an aptitude for learning to use new software will be helpful.
    • Time engagement: 2-3 weeks; est. 13 hours total; starting ASAP

About Appen

 

Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.

 

At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We’re truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions, and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due, and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognize the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we don’t give up.

 

New About Appen

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed