Appen is a global company with more than 20 years’ experience in data annotation, collection, evaluation and transcription and a track record for successfully enhancing image, speech, text and video data for use in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Job description : The successful candidate will supervise a Malayalam transcription project, working with a team of remote transcribers, monitoring their throughput and assisting with quality control.
Training : Translation, localization and adaptation of transcription guidelines and other project-specific training materials
Recruitment : Screening and recruiting new transcribers depending on project needs and / or to increase resource availability
Crowd management : Communication with transcribers and addressing all inquiries coming from them
Project management : Tracking and meeting project deliverables such as expected transcription throughput hours and minimum quality standards defined for the project
Quality management : Being in close contact with quality checkers to ensure their work reflects the company and project standards
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Must be a native speaker of Malayalam
Good working knowledge of English
Efficiency and attention to detail
Good computer and typing skills
Must have intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (including Excel) and Google sheets
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Project management experience
Translation or other language work experience
Knowledge of the local popular culture in the target language
Project start date and length :
The successful candidate would be able to work between 30-40 hours a week, Monday to Friday during 9-5 business hours
Availability to work full-time will be considered an advantage
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.