LINGUIST List 11.2720

Fri Dec 15 2000

Jobs: English, Spanish/Portugese Dialog Designers

Editor for this issue: Michael Appleby <>


  1. Art Morgan, English, Spanish/Portugese Dialog Designers at Nuance Communications

Message 1: English, Spanish/Portugese Dialog Designers at Nuance Communications

Date: 5 Dec 2000 02:11:28 -0000
From: Art Morgan <>
Subject: English, Spanish/Portugese Dialog Designers at Nuance Communications

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Dialog Designer Expert
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Department: Professional Services
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 30 Jan 2001
Contact: Art Morgan

Address for Applications:
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park
CA 94025

Nuance is looking for 2 linguists in English and Portuguese/Spanish.

Note: The Dialog Designer in English will be in Menlo Park, USA.
 The Dialog Designer in Portuguese/Spanish will be in Latin America.


As a Dialog Design Expert in the Nuance Professional Services
Applications group, you are part of a dynamic team that envisions,
creates and deploys Nuance's next-generation interactive speech
recognition/verification applications. This is an opportunity to
exercise your interest in Voice User Interface design as you create
challenging interactive dialogs for state-of-the-art systems. You
enjoy team work, yet are capable of strong individual contribution and
would enjoy the challenge of project leadership to take a project from
start to finish. Your team works directly with Nuance partners and
customers, Nuance Sales, and various technical groups within
Nuance. Your job is fast-paced and challenging as you push the
envelope daily with Nuance customers around the world. 


Design friendly dialog systems for state-of-the-art speech
recognition/verification systems.
Use Nuance tools to analyze and tune dialog and grammar performance 
Work daily with internal and external Nuance customers 
Refine customer requirements 


Interest in speech recognition/verification technology 
Computer-Human Interface skills 
Ability to manage project details with customers 
Strongly self-directed, detailed, organized 
Excellent verbal and written skills 
Excellent problem solving ability 
Thrive in a fast-paced environment 
Fluent in spoken and written English (for the position in Menlo Park, USA)
and fluent in Spanish/Portuguese (for the position in Latin America).


Proven ability to lead a project or team 
Proven experience in dialog design, usability studies, data analysis 
Knowledge of speech recognition, speech coding, DSP, pattern recognition
Knowledge of linguistics 
Software coding especially in C++ or Java 


BS, MS or PhD combining Computer Sciences and/or Engineering with
Linguistics, Cognitive Sciences, and/or Psychology

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to or
fax in the USA to (650) 847-7090 

- Please, all resumes must be in English.

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