LINGUIST List 29.1208
Thu Mar 15 2018
Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Translation: Annotator, HERE Corporation LLC
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Albert Lin <ext-albert.lin
Mandarin Chinese; Translation: Annotator, HERE Corporation
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University or Organization: HERE Corporation LLC
Job Location: , USA (Telecommute)
Job Title: HERE Chinese Annotator
Job Rank: Annotator
Specialty Areas: Translation; Chinese
Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
The HERE Chinese Annotator position performs detailed
web research for geographical points-of-interest (POI), using resources like
official websites, review sites, online search, etc for HERE Corporation. Annotation
is a measure for how well our HERE mapping software is performing. When HERE map
changes are implemented, Annotation informs us if those changes are better or worse
for the User. As an annotator, you will help to: 1) determine the possible intent of
user-entered map searches, 2) determine the value of the POI being returned as a map
listing, and (3) confirm information about POIs using web-based research.
position is available for people who live in and can legally work in the US.
- Rate the quality of HERE maps generated POIs from
user-entered map searches. The Annotator must be able to clearly discuss their
thought process leading to each rating.
- Perform online research to determine
and list the most likely intent of the user-entered map searches.
- Perform data
quality checks on the various POI attributes in our mapping database.
- Be able
to evaluate two different lists of software-generated maps search results.
All work is done remotely through an online portal website.
Annotator work is then reviewed by Annotation mergers. All Annotators follow
task-specific annotation guidelines. Within that structure, workers must be creative
and open-thinkers in terms of web-based resources needed to perform their work. All
data is displayed through specific task templates through the online portal website.
An Annotator is an Individual contributor. Annotators work
independently and remotely. Some workers, after high-performance assessments, are
trained as “mergers”, doing higher level work than normal Annotators wherein they
review previous Annotator work, provide final ratings, and provide feedback to
Annotator as necessary. All Annotation work is done anonymously through username on
the online portal website– no Annotator knows the personal information of other
Impact Decision making:
Workers make decisions based on the
utility provided by the search responses, or the correctness of the attributes
associated with a POI. Collectively, this data allows the HERE Team to make informed
changes to the HERE map software and for database quality.
- High school diploma
- Proficient at utilizing a variety of
web resources and with computer usage
- Literacy in written Chinese is required.
Language proficiency in other languages like Thai, Arabic, and Russian is also
desirable, but not a requirement
This position expects around 20 hours of
annotation work each week. This position is available for people who live in and can
legally work in the US.
above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be
construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required
of HERE Annotation employees.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: ext-albert.lin
Page Updated: 15-Mar-2018