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

    • 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

    • (Other duties may be assigned)

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

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