LINGUIST List 12.3127

Tue Dec 18 2001

Jobs: Dialog Designer:at General Magic, CA USA

Editor for this issue: Karolina Owczarzak <>


  1. Human Resources, Dialog Designer: at General Magic, CA USA

Message 1: Dialog Designer: at General Magic, CA USA

Date: 18 Dec 2001 06:07:57 -0000
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Dialog Designer: at General Magic, CA USA

Rank of Job: n/a
Areas Required: Dialog Designer
Other Desired Areas: n/a
University or Organization: General Magic
Department: Product Development
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: ASAP - Email Preferred!
Contact: Human Resources

Address for Applications:
420 N. Mary Avenue
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 talents to
record 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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