Language Specialist (Dutch, German, French, Italian, Swedish)

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

The Role

Crisp is on a lookout for Language Specialists to contract for us on temporary / ongoing basis.

The Language Specialist role is part of the Risk Detection Team. The aim of this role is to help us build and maintain linguistic rules in a particular language which will help our technology to keep our client’s online presence free of risks (e.g. bullying, spam, cybersex). Full training will be given on systems used for this role. However, you will need to be comfortable with IT, be analytical and have a fine attention to detail as you will be handling large amounts of data.

Languages of interest: Dutch, German, French, Italian or Swedish

General Duties

  • Constructing linguistic rules which will accurately match text strings that highlight particular forms of behaviour or chat in online environments and social media platforms.
  • Assuring the quality of existing rules to ensure that they are not generating excessive false positive results.
  • Providing assistance to the rest of the Risk Detection Team with client support requests about missing, superfluous or inaccurate filter list words or expressions.


  • Excellent understanding of the mechanics of the language contracted for
  • Good understanding of online communities and social media through regular use (Online gaming experience a bonus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Key Personal Characteristics

  • A logical thinker and quick learner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong team work ethics
  • Possessing strong initiative and ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Ability to use initiative and apply common sense
  • Methodical

This role is a contracting role only. When applying, please make sure you complete the online assessment first. Link to the assessment can be found below. Application without the completed online challenge will not be considered. The pass benchmark for the challenge is 18/20 points. If you have not heard from us following your application and completed challenge, this may mean you were unsuccessful.


About Crisp

Crisp Thinking’s mission is to protect Global Brands, children and social platforms from Social Media risk. At Crisp we believe that everyone should be safe from unwanted User Generated Content online. We are a high growth company that already works with and protects the world’s biggest brands and social platforms.

Crisp comprises hundreds of expert consultants in linguistics, moderation, psychology, data protection, law and regulation supported by world leading proprietary software and empowered by knowledge and expertise to intervene decisively to protect brands from social media risks in minutes, 24/7 across the globe.

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