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RO-Remote
6 months ago

Appen has on-going localization projects that require expert Romanian localizers.

 

We are proactively building up our database of localizers in order to have a pool of people we can call upon for localisation tasks and projects, potentially at very short notice.

These tasks and projects may range in duration from a few hours to a few days to weeks or months in some cases.

 

We have contracts with our clients that allow them to provide us with tasks and projects at short notice; we need to be in a position to respond quickly to their needs.

 

Tasks will vary depending on the project. In general, these projects will typically be related to software, automotive or text-to-speech localisation. Experience in these fields is ideal but not necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • Strong localisation skills
  • Native Romanian and near-native English skills
  • Academic background in linguistics is a plus
  • Experience in computational linguistics is a plus
  • Successful candidate must reside in Romania

 

 

ID
2016-1033
Remote
NO-Remote
11 months ago

Appen has on-going localization projects that require expert Norwegian localizers.

 

We are proactively building up our database of localizers in order to have a pool of people we can call upon for localisation tasks and projects, potentially at very short notice.

These tasks and projects may range in duration from a few hours to a few days to weeks or months in some cases.

 

We have contracts with our clients that allow them to provide us with tasks and projects at short notice; we need to be in a position to respond quickly to their needs.

 

Tasks will vary depending on the project. In general, these projects will typically be related to software, automotive or text-to-speech localisation.Experience in these fields is ideal but not necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • Strong localisation skills
  • Native Norwegian and near-native English skills
  • Academic background in linguistics is a plus
  • Experience in computational linguistics is a plus
  • Successful applicant must be residing in Norway

 

ID
2016-1031
Remote
SE-Remote
11 months ago

Appen has on-going localization projects that require expert Swedish localizers.

 

We are proactively building up our database of localizers in order to have a pool of people we can call upon for localisation tasks and projects, potentially at very short notice. These tasks and projects may range in duration from a few hours to a few days to weeks or months in some cases.

 

We have contracts with our clients that allow them to provide us with tasks and projects at short notice; we need to be in a position to respond quickly to their needs.

 

Tasks will vary depending on the project. In general, these projects will typically be related to software, automotive or text-to-speech localisation. Experience in these fields is ideal but not necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • Strong localisation skills
  • Native Swedish and near-native English skills
  • Successful candidate must be residing in Sweden
  • Academic background in linguistics is a plus
  • Experience in computational linguistics is a plus

 

ID
2016-1028
Remote
US-Remote
6 months ago

If you love social media and are an active user, now is the time to get paid for your time on social media platforms!  Social Media Evaluators with Appen evaluate the quality and relevance of information in their local area or country of residence in categories such as news feeds, advertisements and search results.  Tech companies around the world need the knowledge and experience of the very people who use their services.  Social Media Evaluators have a direct impact on the effectiveness and relevancy of the service these companies provide. 

 

The Social Media Evaluator is a work-from-home opportunity where all you need is a computer or smartphone and the desire to make a positive impact while working in the social media platforms you enjoy. 

 

These are entry-level positions and Social Media Evaluators can learn new technologies and receive income just by having the experience of participating in social media. 

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a Appen’s rapidly growing global Social Media Evaluation services providing critical data for the world’s top internet search engine companies!

 

Work Schedule:

·       Social Media Evaluator positions are flexible, part-time and only require between 1 and 4 hours a day with your choice of 5 to 7 days a week up to 20 hours a week! 

 

Requirements:

·       Must be currently residing in and able to perform work tasks in the United States

·       Access to a computer or smart phone that is less than 3 years old

·       High-speed internet connection 

·       Ability to read and write in English to understand and perform work tasks to customer specifications

 

Characteristics for Success:

·       Ability and desire to work from home doing internet-based work within social media platforms

·       Active user on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram

·       Good English spelling skills

·       Basic level of computer and/or smart phone operational knowledge

·       Ability and willingness to comprehend and follow instructions independently

·       Experience as a freelancer or other work-from-home opportunities

 

Compensation:

·       Dependent upon project 

 

Click HERE to watch a short video to learn more about Social Media Evaluation.

 

Appen Rewards and Recognition:

 

FlexJobs – Recognized by FlexJobs as a Top 100 Company to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 including the #1 Ranking in 2017! 

 

Deloitte Technology Fast 50 – Three-time winner in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Awards from 2012 through 2014.

 

Momentum Mid-Market Awards – Finalist in the BRW Momentum Awards for Best Mid-Market Business $50-$100MM Category.  In addition, Appen was a finalist in the 2014 Australian Growth Technology Company Awards.

 

Australian Export Rewards – Inaugural winner in 2008 of the Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Award and Australian Export Category winner, Information and Communication Technology Award.  

 

Appen’s clients are the top technology companies in the world.  We are a global technology and language consulting firm, operating in 180 languages and we staff projects ranging in size from under one hundred to thousands of remote workers around the globe.  Appen’s work provides the critical data our clients need to improve the technology experience in many platforms for all users. 

 

Note:  Appen is actively hiring for many clients.  We have other opportunities which may be contractor or employee status, or have different schedules and requirements.  Our team will evaluate your application and review all positions that might be a quality fit based on your skills and experience.  To see all our work opportunities, please visit join.appen.com

ID
2016-1026
Remote
Remote-Remote
11 months ago
Appen is looking for a Linguist native speaker of Farsi, with native speaker knowledge of the standard and Tehrani dialects.
 
The main duties include:
 
  • Checking phonemic pronunciations of Farsi words
  • Doing small amounts of translation
  • Checking some linguistic materials
  • Providing relevant linguistic expertise.

Location:  Remote, Global
Hours:  Commitment of approximately 10 hours per week, depending on the tasks required.  Please note that the work may be sporadic at times but we will do our best to give you fair warning of any changes to the workflow and timelines.
Length:  Starting either this or next month, ongoing for the next couple of months.
 
Tasks:
  • Assisting in the creation of the Lexicon component of a Speech Database (SDB) in Farsi
A Lexicon is an electronic pronunciation dictionary (in text format) consisting of phonetic representations of all words transcribed from audio files in a SDB. The lexicons also include syllable boundaries and stress or tone mark-up. They also usually include variant pronunciations, dialectal or regional variation and can include additional labeling indicating ‘foreign word’, ‘Proper Name’, ‘acronym’, ‘homonym’, etc.
  • Creating documents to describe the language for the purpose of language technology development and assisting with resolution of any spelling standardization or dialectal variation issues in the language.
  • The majority of the linguist’s time will be spent checking and correcting transcriptions of words in phonetic script.
  • Training in Appen processes will be provided.
 
 
Requirements:
  • Must have a background in linguistics and a familiarity with the language, at the level of a fluent native speaker.
  • Specific linguistic background should be geared towards phonetics and phonology, and as such the candidate should be familiar with the IPA.
  • Native speaker of Farsi
  • Fluent in English.
  • Able to read and write in Standard Farsi.
  • Able to type the Farsi alphabet into Firefox web browsers
  • Able to make decisions on spelling (with the assistance of another linguist).
  • Good typing and computer skills.
  • Must have access to a computer and a reliable internet connection with the latest versions of Firefox, Java and Flash Player.
  • Access to Microsoft Word, MS Excel

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Masters or PhD in Linguistics
  • Specialty in Phonetics or Phonology
  • Experience with correcting phonetic transcriptions for speech technology
ID
2016-1018
Remote