English Music QC & Metadata Specialist

Austin, TX

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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. 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.
As a Music QC Specialist, you will be responsible for proofreading and evaluating music lyrics in English. Excellent linguistic skills, music knowledge, and attention to detail are critical attributes for success in this role. You will need passion for technology and a will to question the current workflows with the mindset to improve tools and processes. A general understanding, love, and ideally, experience in writing lyrics.
As a Music Metadata Specialist, you will be responsible for researching and evaluating bands and artists in English. Excellent research skills, music knowledge, and attention to detail are critical attributes for success in this role. A general understanding, love, and ideally, experience in playing instruments and music production a plus.
Start Date: 2/22/2021Location: This will be a remote role due to the COVID-19 crisis. Once restrictions are lifted, all successful candidates will be expected to be onsite at the North Austin office location.Duration: 3-6 months, with possible extensionSchedule: M-F from 9 am - 6 pm with possible weekend work (40 hr/week) Pay Rate: $23 an hour

Job Requirements

  • Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle repetitive tasks
  • 1-2 years of experience working with digital content, preferably in music
  • Data-driven, passionate about data and comfortable presenting data
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about the music industry
  • Knowledge of a Mac is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a college or university in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Native-level fluency in English.
Job tags: Machine Learning NLP Research
Job region(s): North America
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