Data Annotator at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

DDD Kenya

  • We are seeking Data Annotators to perform annotation tasks on a multitude of English datasets. These datasets are primarily text-based, but can also include images, videos, and other forms of content. The annotated data is used to build and improve machine learning models in areas of text classification, entity recognition, and various other applications.

Job Description

  • Annotate English data accurately and consistently, and by predefined annotation guidelines
  • Perform basic research as needed to annotate accurately
  • Provide feedback on the annotation tasks and contribute to the continuous improvement of the data annotation process
  • Provide insights regarding observed patterns in the annotated data

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with data annotation tasks and content review
  • Good general communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent comprehension and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to prioritize and explain decisions
  • Previous experience with data annotation tasks or content review is a plus
  • Practical experience with the messiness of user-generated content
  • A broad range of interests, with specific areas of expertise is a plus
  • Experience in a professional work environment
  • Preferred working hours: 8:30 am PST – 17:30 pm PST


  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
  • 4+ years experience in web research skills and analytical abilities 
  • 4+ years of experience in word processing spreadsheet applications and annotation tools

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