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LINGUIST List 21.4484

Tue Nov 09 2010

Jobs: Greek & Translation: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications

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        1.     Craig Robertson , Greek & Translation: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications International BVBA, Ulm, Germany

Message 1: Greek & Translation: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications International BVBA, Ulm, Germany
Date: 05-Nov-2010
From: Craig Robertson <Craig.RobertsonNuance.com>
Subject: Greek & Translation: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications International BVBA, Ulm, Germany
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications International BVBA
Department: Human Resources
Job Location: , Germany
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Greek (ell)

Description:

Nuance Inc. is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: NUAN) with offices around
the world. Nuance is the market-leading supplier of speech and imaging
solutions that are used to automate a wide range of manual processes -
increasing productivity, reducing costs and improving customer service.

Nuance Communications International BVBA is currently looking for a Greek
Language Specialist. Your function will be to assist in the creation of a
state-of-the-art voice for use with the market-leading Vocalizer
text-to-speech (TTS) engine. Your job location is to be determined: either
in Ulm, Germany, or Merelbeke, Belgium. A remote mode of working is also
negotiable.

Role:
-Design of text corpora for recording and testing
-Supervising recordings with professional speakers for the creation of a
high-quality speech database
-Processing speech data
-Testing the TTS voice

Profile:
We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated people who want to learn about,
or increase their knowledge of, speech technology while making a real
contribution to a successful product. In terms of skills, we are seeking
people who can do most - but not necessarily all - of the following:
-Are a native (or near-native) speaker of Greek
-Are fluent in English (which is a strong plus)
-Studied Linguistics or a related discipline (experience with and knowledge
of Phonetics is a strong plus)
-Are computer literate (no programming is required, but you should be
comfortable working with MS Windows)

Offer:
-A 3 month contract, with a possibility of extension
-In-depth training in all aspects of the work, which gives you an
opportunity to expand your professional expertise
-An exciting and challenging job with an innovative international company
-The opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, supportive team
-Competitive remuneration package

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: Craig.RobertsonNuance.com
Contact Information:
Craig Robertson
Email: Craig.RobertsonNuance.com

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