Junior Linguist transcriber- Hausa Language
digital divide data
Kano, Kano, Nigeria
6d ago

What you will do

The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities and areas of ownership for this role once the 3-month training will be completed :

  • Perform mostly IT-themed and consumer-oriented translations in the client-owned translation tool
  • Translate various types of content, including marketing, help, and UI
  • Master or learn the tools associated with translation work (e.g. tools for creating queries or checking the live UI elements)
  • Precisely follow the established translation process, e.g. always raise queries when there is a need to
  • Learn the style guide and overall client’s requirements, e.g. stylistic preferences
  • Improve based on the corrections made by the senior team members as well as the client reviewers
  • Keep track of personal error statistics and work on the weak spots
  • Take part in the internal training and the ones organized by the client
  • Participate in the error arbitration process
  • Meet the productivity KPIs
  • Take part in the internal quality meetings and the quality calls organized by the client for the whole team
  • Constantly analyze own gaps and think of what assistance the senior members and the client can provide to help address those
  • Qualifications

  • University degree preferably in Linguistics, Journalism or Mass Communication
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken, in a wide range of registers)
  • Fluent in Yoruba, Igbo, and / or Hausa (with an understanding of what conversational and easy-to-read Yoruba, Igbo, and / or Hausa is, plus excellent spelling and grammar of standard Yoruba, Igbo, and / or Hausa)
  • Passion for languages, specifically in English, Yoruba, Igbo, and / or Hausa
  • Passion for the world of technology
  • Passion for reading and writing in Yoruba, Igbo, and / or Hausa, creative writing, poetry
  • Additional Information

    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.

    If interested kindly submit your application on or before 15 Jan 2022.

    PS : In addition include expected remuneration during the application.

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