Appen

German Language Transcriber - Remote

Job Locations UK-Remote
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/3/2022 10:56 AM)
ID
2022-6427
Category
Transcriber

Overview

Position Summary 

 

Transcribe audio to help build state of the art AI-powered speech recognition models!

 

At Appen we imagine a world in which AI augments human communication. We believe that the AI of the future needs to be inclusive and empowering of everyone – regardless of language, dialect, accent or mode of communication. When you work on our projects, you are helping develop responsible, unbiased AI.

 

As a German Language Transcriber your task will be to produce highly accurate transcriptions of call-center speech combined with annotation mark-up. We will provide you with Guidelines for how to transcribe and annotate the audio. The data will be used to develop better AI-powered speech recognition for German.

 

This is a zero hour contract, for 6 months with opportunity to extend.

 

Responsibilities 

Ability to accurately transcribe audios in German language in accordance with the project’s set guidelines.

 

Requirements

  • Available approximately 20-30 hours per week
  • Stable internet connection
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to review examples and apply rules to data
  • Familiarity with spelling conventions in German language
  • Native/bilingual/near-native knowledge of German language
  • Comfortable/familiar with accented varieties of German is a plus
  • Good reading comprehension skills in English
  • Prior experience with transcription beneficial but not compulsory
  • Successful completion of our qualification process:
    • Assess the accuracy of your spelling: You will need to pass the German language certification quiz with a score of at least 85%. You have 2 attempts to pass the Quiz.
    • Typing Speed Assessment: You will need to complete a typing speed assessment and complete a survey with your results. We are looking for transcribers with a typing speed of approximately 40 words per minute or higher with 85% accuracy.

 

Background Checks

 

Please note that a US background check will be required as part of this role, for security clearance and access to US client data. As part of this you will be asked to complete the following checks:

  • Credit Report 
  • Education Verification 
  • Employment Verification 
  • Federal Criminal Records 
  • Motor Vehicle Records Search 
  • Nationwide Wants and Warrants 
  • Social Security Trace 
  • Statewide Criminal Records 
  • Super Criminal Database Search 
  • Vigilant Global Scan Terrorist Watchlist Search
  • Drugs Test

 

 

 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 are 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 do not give up. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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