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LINGUIST List 17.2956

Mon Oct 09 2006

Jobs: User Interface Design: VUI Manager, BeVocal, Inc

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Message 1: User Interface Design: VUI Manager, BeVocal, Inc
Date: 09-Oct-2006
From: Resume Inbox <careersbevocal.com>
Subject: User Interface Design: VUI Manager, BeVocal, Inc


Organization: BeVocal, Inc
Department: Professional Services
Web Address: http://bevocal.com
Job Rank: Rank Open
Specialty Areas: Phonetics; User Interface Design
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Spanish (spa)

Description:
About BeVocal:
BeVocal is looking for talented, passionate, ambitious, and self-motivated
people to take on career-defining roles to help grow what is quickly becoming
the largest internet-based self-service application network in the world.
BeVocal's powerful mobile voice and data applications answer, automate, and
route customer self-service interactions for leading communications service
providers such as Cingular Wireless, MetroPCS and Virgin Mobile, enabling them
to achieve new levels of service effectiveness and customer satisfaction. Our
team of smart, dynamic professionals tackle some of the toughest problems in the
industry, and develops innovative, award-winning products that make a difference
in hundreds of thousands of lives every day.

Our hiring strategy is simple: we look for energetic, innovative thinkers from
diverse backgrounds who thrive on intellectual challenges. BeVocal offers a
fast-paced environment where hard work and a fun atmosphere combine to create
outsized accomplishments. Founded in 1999, BeVocal is privately held,
profitable, and growing rapidly.

Summary:
As the Manager of User Interface Design, you will be responsible for the overall
quality of both the Voice User Interface (VUI) and Graphical User Interface
(GUI). You will manage a team of talented UI designers who are focused on
creating user interfaces that are natural and compelling, while meeting our
customers' goals of reducing costs and increasing automation rates.

Responsibilities:
-Provide managerial direction to UI Designers; mentoring, performance
reviews, resource allocation
-Lead the development of processes and best practices in UI Design
-Work with managers of other groups to ensure effective communication,
workflow, and overall success
-Help provide estimates for upcoming projects
-Ensure that the groups produces UI Designs that exceed expectations of
quality, and are delivered on time

Requirements:
-Advanced Degree in Linguistics, Cognitive Science or Computer Science
-5+ years of experience in User Interface Design
-5+ years of management experience
-Experience with both Voice User Interface Design and Graphical User Interface
Design
-Dynamic and decisive leader, who creates clear goals, fosters accountability
and ownership, leads by example and builds loyalty
-Team player that works well with others, both within the UI group and
across other groups
-Must be able to communicate effectively, be decisive, pay attention to detail,
take ownership, engage on multiple levels across functional groups and follow
through
-Understanding of speech recognition technologies
-Experience with usability testing

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to
careersbevocal.com and include 'UI Design Manager' in the subject line of
your email. Principals only please (no 3rd parties or agencies).

BeVocal's policy is to comply with all applicable laws and to provide equal
employment opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to
non-job-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual
orientation. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including
recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer,
and social and recreational programs.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Apply on-line at:
http://www.bevocal.com/corporateweb/about-bevocal-careers.html
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