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Freelance Punjabi (India) Linguist Consultant
Title: Freelance Punjabi (India) Linguist Consultant
Category: IT/Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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We have an excellent opportunity for Linguist Consultants across multiple languages to work with a global company. We are currently looking for native Punjabi speakers. You will be supporting a project for a period of 4-5 months with a possible extension leading to longer term and higher volume work of this kind.

What you will be doing:

• Pronunciation Transcription: transcribe words how they are commonly and correctly pronounced in your language, according to the client’s phonemic transcription conventions.

• Pronunciation Approval: evaluate pronunciation transcriptions for correctness, as well as verify the phonemic transcription, pronunciation sources, internal research, etc.

• Proofreading: edit lines as needed according to the client’s proofreading conventions.

• Evaluate casting clips: listen and evaluate casting tests for suitability according to client’s guidelines.

• Recording QC: perform a number of quality checks on lines composed of audio, text, and additional data annotation fields, assessing the audio for overall recording quality, voice quality, and correct pronunciation.


• A degree (BA or MA) in a language related field such as: Linguistics, Literature, Foreign Languages, Speech Therapy, Philology or Translation. Coursework in Phonetics, Semantics or Phonology are also desirable.

• Must be a native level speaker from India

• Excellent attention to detail.

• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.

• Computer literacy – Able to use different software applications and websites.

• Experience in script creation, audio casting and recordings is desirable.

• Candidates will need to pass a two-hour test related to phonetic transcription using a specific transcription system from the client.

If interested, please send an updated CV as well as your hourly rate and per word rate for the outlined tasks.
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