• NLP Linguist - Chinese Market

    Job Locations US-CA-California | CN
    Job ID
    2018-2098
    Category
    Information Technology
    Job Start Date
    17/09/2018
    Languages Required
    Chinese Simplified or Traditional
  • Overview

    We are looking for highly skilled linguists to help develop and expand our Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) lexicons. 

     

    The ideal candidate has experience and passion for working with language data and the ability to help create, categorize, audit, and improve lexical data. Excellent grammatical skills in the respective language is essential. This person must be highly organized, extremely collaborative, and able to drive issues to resolution across a variety of teams. 

    Responsibilities

    • Preparing and auditing data test sets. 
    • Reviewing language rules, including inflection rules and patterns.
    • Reviewing and correcting Devanagari to Latin transliterations.
    • Reviewing and correcting lexicon content, applying proper labels for usage.
    • Proposing relevant dictionary content and meta-content. 
    • Writing guidelines and instructions for vendors or junior linguists. 
    • Identifying tools and process enhancements.

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • Degree in Linguistics and/or equivalent experience.
    • Native fluency in the target language. Proficiency in English.
    • Excellent knowledge of structural aspects of the language (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics).
    • Up-to-date exposure to popular native culture and the ability to use that knowledge to inform data analysis.
    • Previous experience working with language data (e.g. research, analysis, translation, review).
    • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and proven ability to manage priorities are essential.

     

    Preferred Experience

    • Experience using macOS and/or iOS software.
    • Experience in software quality assurance and testing.
    • Knowledge of internationalization and localization.
    • Software translation, natural language translation and computational linguistic experience is a plus.

     

    Location:  Remote/Freelance/work from home

     

    Job type: Contract.

     

    This is an opportunity to durably shape the future of human - computer interaction. GlobeTech is an equal opportunity employer.

     

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