City Maps Researcher
at Lionbridge Technologies Inc. in Munich
City Map Researcher
Type: Freelance, Full-Time
Duration: 2-3 Weeks
Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development and testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain their technology applications and Web content globally. Through our dedicated Business Process division, we help clients grow their businesses by providing the most agile and professional work solutions on the planet, changing the way work gets done. To learn more visit http://www.thesmartcrowd.com
The team at Lionbridge with solution centres in 25 countries worldwide is recruiting self-employed workers who are fluent speakers in English and German and are based in one of the following cities (Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Dresden) in Germany to join our City Map Researcher team. This project will require an in-depth knowledge of your city. You will be part of a 2 person team - one person driving a vehicle to a specific location in your city while the other collects and enters specific address & location information in real time.
Excellent knowledge of local geographical areas
You will be required to work in a two person team
Proficiency in English & German is essential
We are seeking people who are avid internet users and confident in using the internet
Experience/know-how of using online maps and familiar with general concepts of GPS / Map co-ordinates for finding locations
Familiarity with address formats in your city as you will be required to complete address information for specific locations within your city
For cultural, historical and geographical awareness purposes candidates must be resident or have local knowledge of the cities listed
Familiar with using popular tablet brands
A full Valid driver’s license is required per team
You will need a credit card In your name for testing purposes only
The goal of this project is to evaluate and improve on-line mapping content & software. Candidates will need to follow specific instructions to navigate to pre-determined locations.
This work will involve:
- Driving / walking to specific address locations via GPS co-ordinates each day.
- Validating address information at specific GPS co-ordinates
- Collecting address Information and Points of Interest using address formats local to your City
- You will be required to complete 8 hours work per day for two- three weeks in late October /early November
This project is expected to run for approximately 2- 3 weeks. Weekend work may be required to complete all mapping areas in scope. An immediate start is required and a starter pack will be provided with full project instructions.
Applicants who can nominate/ refer a known colleague to act as a driver or city map researcher will be favorably considered.
Please indicate the name of the person you intend to work with and their email address in your application form.
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