LINGUIST List 23.2585
Fri Jun 01 2012
Jobs: English; Spanish; General Ling; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Word of Mouth
Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox
Aidan Brennan <DataOpsMan
English; Spanish; General Linguistics; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Word of Mouth, California, USA
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University or Organization: Word of Mouth
Department: Data Ops
Job Location: California, USA
Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Speech Data Evaluation
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator (U.S. English or U.S. Spanish)
The Speech Data Evaluator works on the target language's Word of Mouthteam, evaluating text data to help generate a readable script for speechsynthesis and linguistic rules for either U.S. English or U.S. Spanish.
This includes:- Proofread script sentences for language/typing errors, style, readability,sentence length etc;- Edit script sentences to maximize phonetic coverage;- Evaluate calculating phonetic coverage of the script;- Label text for disambiguation, expansion.
Job Requirements:- Linguistic background helpful;- Keen ear for phonetic nuances;- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts;- Excellent oral and written communicator;- Experience editing or proofreading written content.
In addition, the candidate should be:- Computer-literate;- Able to work full time;- A native speaker of U.S. Spanish and fluent in English (for the U.S. Spanish role);- A native speaker of U.S. English (for the U.S. English role).
Linguistic background is not necessary, but preferred.
Project duration: 6 months (with potential for extension).
Please email your CV and cover letter with either "U.S. English Speech DataEvaluator" or "U.S. Spanish Speech Data Evaluator" in the subject line.
Application Deadline: 22-Jun-2012
Email Address for Applications: DataOpsMan
Page Updated: 01-Jun-2012