Appen is looking for highly educated individuals for an exciting work from home opportunity. Applicants must be self motivated and internet savvy. As a work from home contractor, you may participate in a number of different evaluation projects, including web search, video evaluation, maps, social media, translation, transcription, etc.
Work from home Independent Contractors will need to combine a passion for analysis with an understanding of various online research tools. Applicants must be detail oriented and have a broad range of interests.
Ideal Independent Contractors will possess the following skills
· Have in-depth, up-to-date familiarity with the US social culture, media, and web culture
· Excellent comprehension and written communication skills in English (Bilingual language skill is a plus!)
· Broad range of interests, with specific areas of expertise a plus
· Excellent web research skills and analytical abilities.
· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
· Possess a high-speed internet connection (Cable Modem, Fiber, DSL, etc.)
· Search Engine Evaluators are required to have currently lived in the United States for a minimum of 5 consecutive years to ensure cultural familiarity (Not necessary for other opportunities)
· Use of an Android phone version 4.1 or higher, Windows phone version 8.1 or higher, or an iPhone version 4s or higher
Search Engine/Social Media Evaluators provide feedback and evaluation of various data sets, often by measuring the relevance and usefulness of web pages in correlation to predefined queries, by providing comparative analysis of sets of results and various other techniques.
Transcription will involve listening/watching audio/video recordings of data and typing down what it has provided.
Translation will involve translating a one language to another as accurate as possible.
One-off Tasks simple tasks involving speech recording to answering surveys. The time ranges from 15 minutes – 3 hours depending on the opportunity.
Linguistics opportunity ranges from transcribing specific language data to to data annotation specific to your linguistic background
We are also looking for candidates with the following language skill:
All candidates are required to take and pass a qualification exam before becoming an independent contractor.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.