Text to Speech (TTS) linguists – Italian 1091 views

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  • Job Languages Italian

Join us and work on one of the most innovative pieces of technology as a Text to Speech expert and be a key member in new feature development!

Come join one of the coolest teams and work with experts in speech synthesis and natural language processing. You will be working with leading Speech and Language technology to develop and improve TTS voices.

Our client – the world’s leading Social Media Platform –is now looking for Text to Speech (TTS) linguists with excellent Spanish language skills.

As a member of our Text to Speech (TTS) linguists’ team, your duties will be primarily text normalization, rewriting sentences so that every symbol and/or digit and/or abbreviation is written out as words, in the most native verbalization.

Be part of a team that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together and build stronger communities!


What you will do:
  • Normalize textual input through regular expressions
  • Create natural language rules and test cases for natural language processing modules
  • Contribute to the formalization of language models through in-depth knowledge of phonetic, phonological and morphosyntactic aspects
  • Label text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features
  • Annotate lexicon entries according to guidelines


What you will bring:
  • Be a native speaker of Italian
  • Very good English language skills
  • Solid knowledge of linguistics, particular in phonetics and phonology.
  • Undergraduate degree in linguistics or demonstrated knowledge of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
  • Good knowledge of operating systems & computer applications
  • Be resourceful, able to multitask
  • Thrive as a team player in a fast-paced, high-energy, change-oriented environment
  • Empathy and a passion for customer service, solid team and collaboration skills, work independently with limited supervision


What we offer:

  • Complete relocation support (flight ticket to Greece, 2-week hotel accommodation, pick-up & drop, assistance finding an apartment, real estate fee covered by us)
  • Competitive monthly salary + 2 extra salaries per year
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Numerous benefits and discounts
  • Full training by certified instructors
  • Professional growth & development opportunities
  • Special events as well as community & social responsibility initiatives
  • Free online Greek language courses
  • State of the art premises, providing a great working environment with relaxing break areas


Work for a Great Place to Work-Certified Company that fosters diversity, offering equal opportunities to all, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, culture, or age


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