LINGUIST List 13.2536

Sun Oct 6 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: Getty Images, Seattle USA

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  1. robyn_maser, Jobs: Computational Ling: Linguistic Architect, Getty Images, WA, USA

Message 1: Jobs: Computational Ling: Linguistic Architect, Getty Images, WA, USA

Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2002 17:51:11 +0000
From: robyn_maser <>
Subject: Jobs: Computational Ling: Linguistic Architect, Getty Images, WA, USA

University or Organization: Getty Images
Rank of Job: Linguistic Architect
Specialty Areas Required: Computational Linguistics



Cool. Creative. Connected.

At Getty Images, we provide cutting-edge imagery, film footage and
media services to a wide range of creative professionals. We've been
voted one of the top 10 companies to work for and Business 2.0 ranks
us among the top 20 ''hottest companies on the Net.'' Our mission is
to continue to revolutionize the visual content industry, and to have
a great time doing it. If you're an innovator in your field and you
need rewarding challenges on the job, this is the place for you. Take
a look at our diverse career opportunities available at


The primary purpose of the Linguistic Architect role is to
successfully complete, on time and of high quality standard, any
linguistic project or work stream initiated within Getty
Images. Linguistic projects are defined as anything pertaining to
Language and Technology in combination, especially projects related to
localization, metadata and data modeling and vocabulary creation and


Web Localization & TM Management
Metadata/Data Modelling & Methodology
Linguistic R&A and Computational/Statistical Linguistics 
Internationalization/Non-web Localization
Standards/Language & Culture Research
Vocabulary Creation/Management


Native or Near-native English + one or more foreign languages (Asian
languages preferred)
Expertise in Linguistics required (phonetics/phonology, morphology,
semantics, syntax a minimum)
Technical expertise in Computational Linguistics preferred (e.g. text
Knowledge of commonly used software applications required
(spreadsheets, word processing/editors, databases)
Metadata/Data Modeling skills required
Vocabulary/Terminology theory and application skills required
Knowledge of Search applications/engines and search functionality
Translation Memory Tools required (SDLX preferred)
Expertise in XML/HTML required
Project Management skills required
MA/MSc in Linguistics or Computer Science, or other Language &
Technology related field
Computational Linguistic or Applied Linguistic experience required
(3-5 years preferred)
Project management and/or strategic planning experience required


Team player, assertive, self-motivated, efficient, intellectually
curious, proactive, flexible, reliable.

Getty Images, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly
supports diversity in the workplace.

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