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Language Data Annotator - Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong)

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Job description

Work Location: Onsite in Hong Kong, China

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday during regular business hours

Engagement Model: Fixed-term employment

Start Date: 1st of July, 2024

DataForce by TransPerfect is currently looking for Language Data Annotators (Hong Kong Traditional Chinese speakers) to join our onsite team on a fixed-term assignment in Hong Kong, China. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative program aiming to improve Artificial Intelligence technologies. We are looking for individuals who are innovative, organized, self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, have a keen eye for detail, and can thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Role Summary

As a Language Data Annotator, your primary tasks will involve speech or text recognition, input methods, keyboard/swipe technology, or other areas of human-machine interaction pertaining to languages.

Role Responsibilities

  • Transcription: create written copies of live speech or dictated audio
  • Data labeling: identify and label the purpose of what you transcribe
  • Data classification: categorize the job outcomes based on various criteria

Job requirements

  • Ability to work onsite in Hong Kong, China
  • Applicants must meet the legal age requirement to work in China
  • Excellent proficiency in reading comprehension and writing in both Hong Kong Traditional Chinese and English is required, as you will be working with bilingual content
  • As a Hong Kong Traditional Chinese Language Data Annotator, extensive cultural awareness and idiomatic fluency in Hong Kong Traditional Chinese are essential, along with a solid understanding of Hong Kong Traditional Chinese grammar structure and pronunciation Ability to make independent judgements with limited information
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a team, self-manage workload, and provide regular updates
  • Aptitude for rapid learning, conducting research on unfamiliar topics autonomously
  • Meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to identify inaccuracies and inconsistencies to ensure precise outcomes
  • Strong analytical skills and abstract thinking ability
  • Familiarity with data labeling processes
  • Openness to learning and utilizing various tools

Preferred Experience

  • Background in linguistics, language education or relevant work experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in using metric-driven data tools gained through professional experience is a plus
  • Previous experience in translation or annotation is a plus
  • Basic understanding of Machine Learning concepts is a plus

DataForce by TransPerfect is part of the TransPerfect family of companies, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, with offices in more than 100 cities worldwide. We offer high-quality data for Human-Machine Interaction to some of the most prestigious technology companies in the world. Our department focuses on gathering, enriching and processing data for Machine Learning in different AI domains.

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