PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of web searches, you might be exposed to explicit material (i.e. adult/x-rated images or terminology) as part of this project. You will need to sign a waiver to acknowledge this. If this will be a problem for you, please do NOT agree to be submitted.
Search is a world class web search portal with millions of users per day. The Search team has a need to perform measurements on web data. The role will require you to put yourself in our users place: to understand their queries and the results. Judging which results are best and why. You will be responsible for collecting, tagging/labeling contents (web results and documents) for use as index entries to help improve the quality of search results. You will also be verifying and entering data into a database using custom software or tools.
Reason for the work:
We have a constant need to generate new training data for and measure the results of the Search engine. For that we need web analysts who can provide the necessary human judgment component.
Summary of work to be done:
Analyzing and researching query terms and results to understand the customer’s intent and improve search results creating a better customer experience. Analyst needs to be able to take vague instruction and generate relevant results.
High-pace, goal oriented, driven team. We care about the quality of the product.
Day to Day work:
1) Query Judgment – Judging relevancy of search results based on query terms. e.g. query “Sears Paint”, judge the following products as perfect match, somewhat relevant or not relevant at all: Paint brush, XYZ paint.
2) Product Categorization – Classify search terms based on a database of set categories.
3) Error Reduction Work – Proofreading product titles, descriptions, and images.
4) Product Matching – grouping similar items
5) Ad hoc Projects
Additional Skills: The ability to self-pace and prioritize work. Exercise a flexible mind-set, trying to understand user intent and achieve agreement among fellow analysts. Attention to detail.
Pay Rate $15 Hour