English (US) News Quality Analyst

Cupertino, CA /
Translation, Localization, Interpretation, QA Testing – On-Site/Project-Based /
Full Time
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 seeking English (US) News Quality Analysts. In this exciting role, you will be working on-site at leading consumer technology companies as a contributor to the finished products released in target markets across the globe.

As a News Quality Analyst, you will provide data to evaluate and improve news-related algorithms in your language. Reading, analyzing, and grading news articles in your target locale and English-speaking markets. Investigating and providing feedback on issues reported.

Job Title: English (US) News Quality Analyst
Location: Remote during the lockdown - When restrictions are lifted, the location is Cupertino, CA.
Workweek: 5 days/wk, 40 hrs (W-2 employee, eligible for benefits based on hours worked)
Working Hours / Schedule: 40 hours work week, Mon-Fri, core hours 10am-4pm 
Hourly Rate: $24
Duration: 1 year
Start Date: 01.18.2021 or ASAP
Shuttle is available when the work moves to the office

Qualifications

    • Excellent reading comprehension
    • Strong analysis and pattern recognition skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Focus on user experience
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Able to deal with ambiguity
    • Personal interest in reading online content
    • Cultural knowledge of news publications in your market
    • Strong subject matter familiarity with some prominent news topics, such as sports, politics or business
    • Experience using Macs and iOS devices
    • English - native level