Hiring Finnish Linguists


About Appen

Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over 1 million skilled contractors who speak over 235 languages, in over 70,000 locations and 170 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.


Why Appen?

You enjoy competitive pay and benefit from having no set work hours or schedules. You will have the flexibility to schedule your hours to fit your lifestyle and to work around your career and family demands. You have the freedom to choose when and how much you would like to work.


Project Description

Listen to and evaluate audio (live or recorded) for quality, consistency, and correspondence between phonetic transcription and spoken or generated utterances. Help our team with the most appropriate pronunciation/transcription of common, difficult, or foreign words. suggest vocal techniques to alter phonation and conduct quality assurance of recorded prompts (misalignment, punctuation fixes, etc)



  • Master’s Degree or higher in Linguistics, with a focus on phonetics, phonology, or other speech science
  • Proficiency with narrow phonetic transcription using either IPA or X-SAMPA
  • Native speaker of Finnish
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Consistent, reliable internet connection


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working in the recording studio and with speech recordings
  • Conducting voice training is a plus


How To Apply

To proceed with the application, please click the link below or the APPLY button which will direct you to the Appen career page:


Choose Finnish as your primary language. Once you complete the registration process, you will be able to receive feedback via email or direct through the Appen Connect platform. If you are interested in also applying for other projects, click the ‘All Projects’ Tab then you will see the “Continue” button on the right side of the “Unlock More Projects Complete your profile”, complete the required information to unlock more projects. Once you have COMPLETED all the details, make sure to SUBMIT it and you will be notified via email after we process your application.

How to create a profile in Appen Connect: https://crowdsupport.appen.com/hc/en-us/articles/4408022443156-How-do-I-create-a-profile-in-Appen-Connect-VIDEO

We look forward to your application and please do let us know if you have any questions regarding the opportunity. Thank you and we hope you can be part of our growing global team!

A diverse, inclusive culture is vital to our mission of helping build better AI.

We offer opportunities for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds.

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