LINGUIST List 13.515

Sun Feb 24 2002

Jobs: Dialog Designer for General Magic, CA USA

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

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

Date: 21 Feb 2002 17:43:55 -0000
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Dialog Designer: at General Magic, CA USA

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