Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Come join us, we build TTS voices that help developers revolutionize theway people interact with devices and services!At Amazon we take pride in building complete end-to-end solutions,starting from researching a problem, implementing the solution, buildinga scalable and reliable service and ensuring the service is there whenyou need it.The position is based at the Amazon office in Cambridge, UK.As a TTS Language Engineer you will work alongside Software Developerswho are subject matter experts in speech synthesis and related fields.You are expected to have solid knowledge of linguistics, in particularknowledge of phonetics/phonology. You will be working on a variety oftasks to improve natural language processing of TTS (text-to-speech).You will actively collaborate with Software Developers with linguisticexpertise throughout the whole language and voice building process at Amazon.The tasks include:- Normalizing textual resources through regular expressions- Creating natural language test cases for natural language processing modules- Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features- Contribute to the formalization of language models through in depthknowledge of phonological and morphosyntactic aspects of the target language- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines- Producing / validating phonetic transcriptions- QA of TTS voices and linguistic dataBASIC QUALIFICATIONS - Native-level proficiency in Japanese- Solid knowledge of phonetics/phonology- Ability to create / fix phonetic transcriptions in the target language- Knowledge of Unix/Linux command line tools- Knowledge of regular expressionsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Degree in Linguistics, with specialization in Phonology, Computationallinguistics or similar- Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python)- Familiarity with software version control tools (e.g. Git)- Solid communication skills- Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating newtechnologies related to foreign languages, linguistics, phonetics,phonology and language technology- Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamicwork environment - provided by Dice DEGREE, FIX, LINUX, PERL, PYTHON, QA, UNIX
With offices in London and San Francisco this is a cutting-edge tech start-up building a digital version of the physical world using Artificial Intelligence to recreate places and objects in incredible detail and render them into a virtual environment. Applications of this technology will begin with the construction industry being able to move decision making from a manual and physical process to an automated digital one. This technology will give construction teams on-demand site information by visualising diverse data onto an engineering accurate 3D digital model. This is a 6 month internship paying £1,300 per month with the potential to be extended or convert to a permanent job. How can you expect to spend your day? In this internship you will join the company as a Video Production Intern to help convert the vast amount of visual content the company produce into "visual collateral" used as part of the wider marketing strategy. This is a great internship for someone looking to build commercial work experience in video production and see your work used to promote a cutting-edge tech start-up, helping you build an impressive portfolio of work. Tasks you can expect to be responsible for include: • Your primary responsibility is to turn the company's amazing amount of visual content into effective marketing assets. • You will be responsible for finding stories within what the company do, capturing them and turn these into short videos used for marketing the company's brand, growth and achievements. • Contribute to the company's development by having input into the creative decision-making process. • This internship will involve an element of travel both nationally and internationally. • An example project would be to produce both 90 second teaser and 8 minute short films showcasing the team using AI and Drone technology to capture and tell stories of how lives can be improved through this technology and understanding local environments in much greater detail. What are the ideal intern's personality, skills and qualifications? • A keen eye for detail and a critical mind. • Creativity and a passionate interest in film and storytelling. Patience and concentration. • The ability to listen to others and to work well as part of a team. Someone with high levels of self-motivation, commitment and dedication. • Good organisation and time management skills. The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. Good communication skills, both written and oral. Good working knowledge of Final Cut Pro or similar programme. • Skilled at both photography and camera work (evidence via portfolio). What are the perks of interning at this company? • 25 days holiday per year. • Travel within the UK and globally. • High level of training and support. • Quick learning curve. • Outdoor working. • Regular away days, team building and benefits.
Hammersmith and Fulham, Fulham, London SW6, UK
We are WhiteHat, the tech startup matching young people to the best career-focused apprenticeships on offer. The vacancy you are looking at is a Jr Account Exec Apprentice role at Positive Marketing. The apprentice will be working with an Account Executive and Account manager to support the execution of media relations. This role will have a lot of variation - one day you could be writing a press release, another day speaking to journalists, performing Google searches and data reporting. One day you could be writing a press release, another day speaking to journalists, performing Google searches, taking research data and making headlines of what the data are telling them - this role will have a lot of variation. The company Positive Marketing is a boutique consultancy offering hard-to-find marketing and PR services for technology-enthusiast businesses. Their fiercely intelligent consultancy transforms tech companies into tech leaders. Grade requirements Three A-Levels at grades A*-C (or 240 UCAS points) are preferred. GCSE Mathematics grade C-A* (or 4-9) or level 2 functional skill. Ideally, we are looking for recent school leavers and non-graduates for the role. Full description Location: near Hammersmith underground station, London. Full job description (including responsibilities) Monitoring news stories. Keeping all contact/journalist databases up to date. Ongoing call-downs. Analysing data relevant to clients. Building strong relationships with journalists, becoming their go-to contact. Monitoring social media activity on behalf of clients including: - Managing Twitter accounts for key clients - Identify trends for clients to comment on - Reach out and connect with key influencers on Twitter. Hours are 9 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday. Salary is £14000 - £16000 per year, depending on experience. Training and future prospects Digital Marketer Advanced Standard with WhiteHat. As part of your WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by: wellbeing, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness, grit. A full-time opportunity may be available if the candidate excels in the role. Skills required A passion for marketing. Dedicated, with the ability to use initiative and to work autonomously. Diligent, Well-organised, Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. WhiteHat You're not just applying for a role with this employer, you are applying to be a WhiteHat apprentice, and we will be with you every step of your apprenticeship journey. WhiteHat specialises in bringing young people age 16+ together with top companies from around the greater London area. Our goal is to help our learners on their apprenticeship journey as they begin their career paths within the world of business.
Are you an A Level Student who is looking for a career in Flood Risk? Would you like to gain Industry experience and work for a market leading Civil Engineering Consultancy based in Reading. This exciting trainee role will offer candidates the opportunity to join a friendly team of Engineers to be trained to complete Environmental, Hydrological, Drainage and Hydraulic Modelling Projects for Water Companies, Local Authorities and Private Sector Clients. You will also have the opportunity to complete academic courses. As a Trainee Flood Risk Consultant you will be trained by the team to complete technical work including; -Flood Risk Assessments for Planning Applications. -Surface Water Management Plans. -Flood Risk Maps. -Drainage Strategy and Drainage Design. This role offers a competitive salary, fully funded academic courses, company benefits and career progression. It is essential that applicants have a strong A Levels in Mathematics, Science or Geography and have a keen interest in Flood Risk, Hydrology and Drainage Design. It is also beneficial for applicants to reside locally and have a HND in Civil Engineering or an awareness or AutoCAD and Microdrainage. If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Drainage Engineering/Flood Risk Assessment please do not hesitate to contact Jordanna Jenkins on or email . We have many more vacancies available on our website at . This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.