LINGUIST List 12.2528

Wed Oct 10 2001

Jobs: Phonology/Speech Recog Dialog Designer, CA USA

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  1. Human Resources, Phonology/Phonetics/Speech Rocognition: Dialog Designer, CA USA

Message 1: Phonology/Phonetics/Speech Rocognition: Dialog Designer, CA USA

Date: 5 Oct 2001 22:50:39 -0000
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Phonology/Phonetics/Speech Rocognition: Dialog Designer, CA USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Dialog Designer
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: General Magic
Department: Application Framework
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: ASAP
Contact: Human Resources

Address for Applications:
420 N. Mary Avenue (email is preferred)
CA 94085

Work with a team of dialog designers and engineers to design and develop
voice user interface applications, products and tools. Job duties will
include: designing dialogs, programming in Voice XML, writing voice
recognition grammars, working with voice talent to records audio files,
training others in how to design voice user interface systems that sound
linguistically natural and have personality. The ideal candidate will
be a native English speaker and will have well developed analytic and
problem solving skills. Sensitivity to conversational language, ideally
with linguistic training (i.e. discourse, pragmatics,
phonetics/phonology, etc.). Ability to organize and convey information
to a group (i.e. business consulting/training and/or academic teaching
experience). Must be a professional team player who is also able to take
on new challenges and responsibilities. Programming experience in Voice
XML, JSP, Java is highly desirable. Web development experience a plus. 
Acting, directing, or script-writing/ creative writing a plus. 
Bachelors or Masters degree in Linguistics preferred.
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