[Corpora-List] Employment opportunity at Longman Dictionaries

Crowdy, Steve Steve.Crowdy at pearson.com
Thu Jan 5 09:54:02 CET 2006


Longman Dictionaries, part of Pearson Education, is looking for a hands-on
Japanese native-speaker with experience in the software or electronics
industry for 12 months starting as soon as possible. The role involves the
following tasks:

- organizing and managing testing of electronic bilingual dictionary data by
Japanese nationals

- advising on electronic fonts and screen designs

- assessing other media content such as pictures, spoken audio, etc. This
involves linking different assets like sound files and pictures to entries

The ideal candidate would have the following skills:
* Excellent English language skills
* Knowledge of databases in electronic product development, especially
dictionaries, such as CD-ROMs, PDAs, handheld dictionaries, etc
* Project management skills, including experience of standard project
management techniques, using Microsoft Project
* Good communication skills, able to communicate objectives and
maintain an excellent working relationship with in-house editorial and
technical staff and occasionally external suppliers.
* CD-ROM software development experience would be useful but not
essential

The work is available immediately, and is based in Harlow, UK (midway
between Cambridge and London). Salary according to experience.

If you're interested, please email with your cv to Steve Crowdy
mailto:steve.crowdy at pearson.com <mailto:steve.crowdy at pearson.com>


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