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LINGUIST List 23.2498

Fri May 25 2012

Jobs: Japanese; Translation: Consultant Translator, Appen Butler Hill

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Date: 24-May-2012
From: Mandy Iverson <miversonappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Japanese; Translation: Consultant Translator, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: Telecommute
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Translation; Localization

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

Appen Butler Hill is currently looking for a Japanese Translator/Localizer for
an upcoming project involving prompt localization and prompt creation for an
advanced dialog system of a Speech Recognition system. The consultant will
work remotely for approximately 15 hours per week (20-25 preferred). The
contract is expected to begin as soon as possible, and last approximately 8-
10 weeks.

Requirements:
- Translator with credentials and minimum of 2 years experience
Native speaker of Japanese;
- Lived in the country at least 5 years in immediate past;
- Awareness of social and cultural sensitivities and social media;
- Strong familiarity with social media technology and modern society
communication methods (e.g. voice recognition and navigation systems);
- Prior experience with technical translation, UI translation, and Speech
technology programs are a plus.

Key Responsibilities:
- Localization of English prompts into Japanese
- Creation of Japanese prompts based on English input
- Composition of grammar specs

Additional Information:
- Projects require excellent English reading, writing and communication
skills.
- Strong computer skills in a Windows environment and greater than average
comfort with software and technology are expected.
- US residents must have US work authorization (US citizen or permanent
resident). You will be required to sign a legally binding non-disclosure
agreement at the time of contract negotiation.
- This is a contract position.

Compensation:
We offer a competitive, hourly pay rate DOE (to be paid as 1099 self-
employment income).

To apply, visit the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 15-Jun-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=321
Contact Information:
Mandy Iverson
Email: miversonappenbutlerhill.com

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