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German Phonetic Transcription
Posted: 11/18/2021
Position: Part Time
About This Job:
Pactera EDGE is looking for German linguists with knowledge of phonetics and phonetic alphabets.
 
This job will include phonetically transcribing written words and phrases into the X-SAMPA alphabet following a set of guidelines. Transcribers will encounter phrases in their native language as well as some from foreign languages, and they will judge, evaluate, and correct these transcriptions.
 
 
The purpose of the project is to Improve AI technology to better understand different accents and produce subtitles of higher quality.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
The skills you need are the following:
 
  • You are a native speaker (or have a high-level proficiency) of German-Germany.
  • You have a linguistic background and are familiar with phonetic alphabets. This is paramount.
  • Ideally, you hold a BA in Linguistics or similar.
  • You are familiar with phonology and phonetics and can use them in writing.
  • You preferably know how to use the X-SAMPA.
  • You are available for a minimum of 15 hours per week
 
 
Requirements & Qualifications:
And this is what you’ll get:
 
  • Monthly payment per hits transcribed
  • You will be working with an international team, for giant clients in the Tech industry
  • Work from the comfort of your home, with flexible schedule
  • You will get access to many other work-from-home projects, from Translation to Voice recording, Speech Transcription or Internet Grading!
 
We look forward to helping you begin your transcription adventure!
Skills Required:
Writing & Content
Linguistics Level 4
Translation Level 4
Administrative Support
Transcription Level 4