LINGUIST List 29.4321
Mon Nov 05 2018
Chinese; Translation: Researcher, HERE Global B.V.
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Albert Lin <ext-albert.lin
Chinese; Translation: Researcher,
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University or Organization:
HERE Global B.V.
Department: Annotation Team
Job Location: , USA (Telecommute)
Job Title: HERE Chinese
Job Rank: Annotator; Researcher
Specialty Areas: Translation; Modern
Required Language(s): Chinese,
HERE Chinese Language Annotator
Summary of the
Annotation is how we at HERE measures the success of our HERE mapping software. When
changes are made to HERE Maps, annotation informs us if those changes are better or worse for our map
users. As an annotator, you will help to: 1) determine the possible intent of map user-entered map
searches, 2) determine the value of a geographical point-of-interest (POI) being returned as a map
listing, and 3) confirm information about POIs using web-based research.
The HERE Chinese
Language Annotator position requires detailed web research skills. The position utilizes on-line
resources like official websites, review sites, web searches, mapping street view, etc as part of the
HERE Annotation Team. The HERE Chinese Language Annotator in particular will require reading and writing
literacy in Chinese for language specific annotation work.
the quality of HERE maps generated point-of-interests from user-entered map searches. The Annotator must
be able to clearly explain their thought process leading to their annotation rating.
online research to determine and list the most likely intent of the user-entered map searches.
Perform data quality checks on the various associated attributes of POIs in our mapping database.
All annotation work is done remotely through an online annotation website. All
data is displayed through specific task templates on the annotation website. All Annotators follow
task-specific annotation guidelines and you will receive annotation training when you start the
position. Your normal work will be reviewed by higher-level annotators known as mergers and there will
be more in-depth assessments every quarter. Within that structure, annotation workers must be creative
An Annotator is an Individual contributor. Annotators work
independently and remotely. Some workers, after high-performance assessments, are trained as mergers who
perform higher level work. This includes reviewing other annotator’s work, providing final ratings, and
providing feedback to other annotators as necessary. This long-term position is expected to take 20
hours each week with flexible work hours as determined by the annotator.
Workers make decisions based on the utility provided by the HERE map 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 mapping software and determine database quality. Without annotation,
we cannot measure the quality impact of HERE maps software development.
- High school diploma.
- Proficiency with a variety of web resources and with computer usage.
- Reading and writing literacy in Chinese is required.
- Language proficiency in more than one
language, particularly Japanese, Russian, or Arabic, is desirable, but is not a requirement.
must have access to a laptop, internet, and be able to work 20 hours a week.
- This position is only
available to those able to work in the United States of America.
The 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.
To apply, please send your resume to the application email provided below.
Deadline: This position is closed.
Email Address for Applications: ext-albert.lin
Assistant Team Leader Albert Lin
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