LINGUIST List 24.1159

Fri Mar 08 2013

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; General Ling; Phonetics; Phonology: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 07-Mar-2013
From: Danielle Davis <>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill, Beijing, China
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill Job Location: Beijing, China Web Address:
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Appen Butler Hill is a language technology solutions and consulting firm; recognized as a global leader in the quality, range and caliber of its expertise. We provide sophisticated speech and language technology services and products to our clients, major international technology companies and government organizations, and help technology firms extend products with core linguistic components into worldwide markets.

Position Summary:Voice Coach for target language on-site in Acoustic Studio to monitor the quality of the voice recordings performed by a Voice Talent.

Key Responsibilities:
- Location: Beijing
- Coaching of voice talents in recording studio
- 5 days/week 4-5 hours/day
- 13 weeks- Start date: March

Qualifications/Summary of Experience:- Linguists with background in phonetics
- B.A. in linguistics with strong background in phonetics
- Native or near-native speakers Mandarin Chinese
- Intermediate level of English is required (In order to communicate with the client.)
- Excellent knowledge of target language phonetics and phonology
- “Coach” personality (voice talent coaching)
- In-studio experience a plus

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Senior Recruiter Danielle Davis Email:

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