French (France) Metadata Specialist (TV and Movies)

Austin, TX

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Welocalize delivers content solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, and machine automation to enable global brands and companies to reach, grow, and engage with international audiences.

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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.
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.
This particular team ensures the client's products have the metadata quality and coverage needed to offer the best-in-class customer experience. Specialists will work cooperatively with international teams to monitor, curate and improve the quality of our products and partner data integrations.  
Job Responsibilities:  Verify content accuracy, ensuring it meets the provided standards Make possible edits, fixes or suggestions to the data content when needed Make decisions on content often with limited information on hand Report any patterns of issues observed to help improve database and product performance Test tools to provide feedback for improving efficiency and accuracy Work and communicate with cross-functional teams 
Location: Austin, TX (North East location)
This is a remote role now, but successful candidates have to be willing to work onsite once it is required by the client; projected onsite attendance is late February, early March of next year.
Project Duration: 12 months
Pay Rate: $23 an hour
Working Hours/Schedule:- Training Hours: 9am - 6pm (first 3-4 weeks)- Normal Hours (assigned by the client): Sun to Thur - 12pm-9pm or Tue to Sat - 12pm-9pm
Desired Start Date: 01/17/2022

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Native level fluency in French from France
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Proven ability to maintain motivation and solid focus through hours of repetitive tasks 
  • Highly detail-oriented with ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment 
  • Sharp problem-solving and analytical skills, along with ability to learn from history and prevent errors from recurring 
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity to make sound judgment calls 
  • A wide-ranging and up-to-date knowledge of the local movies, TV shows, music, literature, social media platforms, cultural sensitivities and nuances 
  • Experience with some or all of the following: Apple products and MS Office 
  • Degree not required but preferred in: Art, Design, Media, Production, Literature, Film, etc. 
  • Knowledge of advanced spreadsheet and XML a plus 
  • This position may require work outside of normal business hours, on weekends and holidays. 

Job tags: Machine Learning NLP
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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