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Unbabel

Freelancer – Video Captioner

REMOTE – FREELANCE

OPERATIONS QUALITY

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Unbabel’s Translation as a Service platform allows modern enterprises to understand and be understood by their customers in dozens of languages.

Powered by AI and refined by a global community of tens of thousands of human linguists, Unbabel delivers professional-grade content at the scale required by modern enterprises like Facebook, Microsoft, Under Armour, Pinterest and Expedia.

Backed by Scale Venture Partners, Notion, Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Samsung NEXT and Y Combinator, Unbabel is accelerating the shift to a world without language barriers.

We are looking for a freelancer specialised in video captioning in English to join our team in an effort to contribute to various Machine Learning projects dealing with grammar and spell-checker developments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Other duties may be assigned)

  • Work with provided video and accurately capture speech while aligning speaker identification, speech and non-speech events
  • Create language data while captioning video : help in creating, categorising, auditing, and improving lexical data
  • Manage a busy captioning schedule
  • Ability to deliver results in a timely manner and manage multiple daily deadlines

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • English native speaker fluency
  • Video captioning experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the structural aspects of the language (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics)
  • Up-to-date exposure to popular native culture and the ability to use that knowledge to perform accurate captions
  • Strong attention to detail while working efficiently
  • Good organisational and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills

Education and/or Experience

  • Student or Bachelor‘s degree in General Linguistics or related studies.
  • Experience in video captioning preferred
  • Experience in video or non-video transcription