Japanese Linguistic Tester - Japan

Remote, Japan

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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.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB 
Welocalize is excited to offer a unique opportunity for those who enjoy linguistic and technical work. We are seeking a Linguistic Tester with native-level fluency in English. For this role, you will be working to assist in the development of cutting-edge, consumer-facing software.  Linguistic Testers will evaluate the quality of text annotations in support of natural language processing.  Duties are a high-volume data project include labeling words and phrases, critically scanning text to determine context and meaning, and annotating data according to detailed guidelines. Project Duration: 12 monthsStart Date: October 1, 2021Working Hours: Full-time(5 days in a row + 2 days off in a row) Friday to Tuesday / Tuesday to Saturday / Sunday to Thursday / Wednesday to SundayOffice Location: This position starts remotely until the pandemic is over (You will return to the Welocalize Japan Office once it's permitted)
Workers will be performing the following tasks:・Verifying content accuracy, ensuring it meets the provided standards・Making possible edits, fixes, or suggestions to the data content when needed・Making decisions on content, often with limited information on hand・Reporting any patterns of issues observed to help improve database and product performance・Testing database tools to provide feedback for improving efficiency and accuracy

Requirements

  • Working and communicating with cross-functional teams skill
  • Proficiency in reading/writing English (en-US)
  • familiarity with macOS and iOS
  • Proven ability to maintain motivation and solid focus through many hours of repetitive tasks
  • Must be highly detail-oriented with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • Sharp problem solving and analytical skills, along with abilities to learn from history and actively help errors from reoccurring
  • Comfortable with navigating ambiguity, with the ability to make sound judgment calls 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  •  A wide range & up-to-date knowledge of movies, TV shows, music, literature, and social media platforms 
  • Passion and enthusiasm for media, entertainment, music, art, and or literature Preferred Skills
  •  Bilingual reading/writing skills in languages other than English Education
  • BS/BA Degree Experience
  • 1+ years experience with content review, proofreading
When you join Welocalize, you have the opportunity to bring your career to the next level: ... receive a steady volume of work and long-term partnership {where this applies} ... professional development: work on exciting projects that will empower you to keep learning and growing... work with a multicultural, international team with a great variety of documents and content types  ... 24-hour 6-day week support from our Community team.
If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, apply below. 
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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