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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