Language Services Specialist

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Who are we?

Who is DefinedCrowd? Well, from a technical point of view, we leverage the power of a global crowd to provide some of the world’s biggest companies with the high-quality data they need to power their artificial intelligence. We’re instrumental to the progression and development of artificial intelligence and we couldn’t be prouder or more inspired to be involved in an industry that is changing the world.

From a personal point of view, we’re a group of big thinkers, high achievers and creative problem solvers. We bond over our shared love of software engineering, data science, and strong coffee. We like online gaming, running marathons, and team drinks. We celebrate authenticity and diversity and we’re invested in what we do. Our mission? World domination, obviously!

 

What will you do?

  • Manage all assigned translation, localization, and language-based projects from start to finish, identifying, scheduling and supervising all project phases and tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Oversee multiple projects, managing timelines and communicating with stakeholders to ensure that their guidelines and deadlines are met.
  • Create briefs, instructions, and guidelines for all language teams, ensuring that language requirements from technical and linguistic perspectives are understood and supported.
  • Manage day to day communication with the in-house team, freelance translators, and external vendors to ensure that quality, schedule and budget expectations are met, negotiating deadlines and rates.
  • Provide support, advice, guidance to the linguists in their daily tasks
  • Ensure projects are completed and delivered with ultimate attention to quality
  • Identify and solve translation and localization issues or disagreements, identifying causes and performs corrective / preventative action
  • Drive continuous process improvement, establish standards of excellence and process efficiency
  • Prepare and maintain project and process documentation constantly updated.

Requirements

Who are we looking for?

 

Do you have the drive to work in an innovative and ambitious environment?

We’re looking for someone with a determined and proactive mindset, someone inspired and passionate to help us achieve our goals. Our successful candidate is a strong critical thinker, reliable and transparent, with an ability to learn and communicate. We’re looking for someone special to contribute to our unique culture.

 

Our Language Services Specialist also have:

 

  • University Degree (preferably in linguistic/translation related studies)
  • Minimum 5 year of professional experience in a similar position
  • Solid in-depth knowledge of internationalization and localization
  • Detail orientation with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven abilities in project planning, resource, and risk management
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Solution orientated problem solver with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Hands-on experience with CAT tools and TMS (Memsource, XTM etc).

Benefits

Why Join Us?

You spend a lot of your time at work, so it should be challenging, fun and interesting. At DefinedCrowd, it will be all of those things and more. Here’s what we offer:

  • A unique culture, healthy working environment, and a flexible working schedule
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a high growth company
  • Access to an excellent compensation and benefits package
  • An international and diverse team, representing more than 30+ nationalities at our 4 locations
  • Global mobility and relocation support with the help of our specialized team
  • Continuous training opportunities leveraging hand-on workshops and formal development opportunities.

 

About Us

DefinedCrowd offers a platform with multiple data delivery options that leverages machine learning technology and human intelligence to deliver quality-guaranteed training data for AI systems. The platform offers self-service and fully customizable solutions that deliver high-quality project-specific training data, enabling AI products reach market quicker. It is this business model that has allowed DefinedCrowd to raise a total of $63.6M in funding over 4 rounds. Our value proposition is quality, privacy, speed and scale, covering more than 50 different languages. With strong expertise in speech and natural language processing technologies, we have been serving AI companies and Fortune 500 companies since day one. DefinedCrowd was founded in Seattle and has offices in Lisbon, Porto and Tokyo.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks

Location

111 W. John St., Seattle, WA 98119

An Insider's view of DefinedCrowd

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“The best thing about working for DefinedCrowd is the culture and showing respect towards one another. Everyone genuinely enjoys coming to work every day, and this is what I appreciate the most.”

Xiaoting

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

"What makes DefinedCrowd stand out from other companies is that every employee has a stake in the company’s success. We're very team-driven and collaborate towards our shared vision of a smarter AI. We love what we do, and this shows in the strong relationships we build with each other and our customers.”

Julie

Senior Technical Product Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

“Being part of DefinedCrowd is more than just a job, it’s about exploring boundaries, tackling challenges and shaping the future. You are valued for your contribution and evaluated on your merit. AI and big data is the new land of opportunity, and with DefinedCrowd, these opportunities are there for the taking.”

Daan

Director of Customer Success

What are DefinedCrowd Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Acme Co. employees receive between 15 and 15 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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