Job: Native Spanish linguist, Acapela (Mons)

Overview

The candidate is a native Spanish speaker with a training in linguistics and phonetics. He/she will be part of a team that designs, develops, tests, and deploys Text-To-Speech technologies supporting a range of products and services in a large portfolio of languages. With other members of the team, he/she will participate in the development of a new Spanish voice that will help a large number of people around the world.

Job description

  • Assist computer scientists in the development of a new Spanish voice
  • Native Spanish speaker
  • Fluent in English or French to communicate with the team
  • Checking audio recordings versus text script (word mistakes, erroneous pronunciations…)
  • Validate phonetic lexicons
  • Phonetic validation of audio recordings
  • Curiosity about phonetics and languages
  • Working knowledge of Windows or Linux
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills

Duration

8 weeks

Location

1-week training session in Mons (Belgium), possibility to work partly from home

Hourly rate

30 EUR/h

Start date

 As soon as possible

Contact

Vincent Pagel

Acapela Group R&D and Linguistic Resources Manager

linguistic@acapela-group.com

Address: bvd Dolez, 33 B7000 MONS

About Acapela Group

Acapela Group brings together talented people from very different backgrounds and areas of expertise, resulting in a rich cultural and multilingual environment. We work on voices and languages, we look at the whole world and all application fields to help us create authentic and genuine voices that change or simplify people’s daily live www.acapela-group.com