English (US) Linguist

Remote, US Based

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Welocalize
Welocalize delivers content solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, and machine automation to enable global brands and companies to reach, grow, and engage with international audiences.
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As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 77,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them. www.welocalize.com
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Welocalize is looking for a native speaking English (US) Linguist. You will be an important part of the project management team for a major Welocalize client.
You'll provide English language expertise and guidance for linguists translating various types of content for our client. Your expertise will primarily be engaged through triaging and answering queries that linguists raise on the source material. Strong knowledge of American English nuance, slang, pop-culture references and attention to detail is a must!
If you are technologically savvy and love the English language, then this is the opportunity for you!   This engagement will start with a 3-month commitment of approx. 20 hours per week. We also require 2 weeks’ notice on any possible reduction in capacity availability to ensure uninterrupted services to the client.
Profile: Linguist, tech-savvy with experience in UI and app localization Content-Type: User Interface/website, Apps, Mobile Tool: client proprietary (we provide licenses and training) Volume and frequency: 20 hours per week with ongoing and regular daily workload (4 hours per day) After testing, training is fully paid based on your rate per hour. 
Job information:
Job Title: English LinguistLocation: Remote (Must be located in the United States)Hourly Rate: $22.50/hourHours: Set your own schedule (20 hours per week, Monday-Friday)Start date: ASAPMust have valid work authorization in US (Welocalize does not sponsor VISAs)
Please note that this work is part time depending on project need. Due to this, hours will vary and flexibility with a changing schedule is very important.

Requirements

  • Native-level fluency in English as spoken in the United States
  • Must be able to work remotely
  • Strong English grammar skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication in English
  • Strong technical skills (basic computer knowledge, strong typing skills, ability to research topics on the Internet)
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Valid authorization to work in the US
  • Background in linguistics, writing, data analysis, computational linguistics preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in translation, localization, or interpretation preferred
  • Localization QA experience preferred
Job region(s): North America
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