LINGUIST List 24.2420

Thu Jun 13 2013

Jobs: Modified: General Ling: In-House Linguist, Lexicon Branding

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <>

Date: 13-Jun-2013
From: Greg Alger <>
Subject: Modified: General Linguistics: In-House Linguist, Lexicon Branding, California, USA
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University or Organization: Lexicon Branding Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: In-House Linguist

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


**Please note the updated job description.

Lexicon Branding, a boutique naming and branding agency based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is
seeking a full-time linguist.

About You:
You're an intelligent, energetic, self-directed, collaborative, and curious individual with initiative and follow-through. You have a background in linguistics and an affinity for data and analysis. You're
good with people and a good communicator. You love teamwork and enjoy a fast-paced, creative environment. You are not just a 9-to-5 person and you have clearly demonstrated initiative and a strong work ethic in previous jobs.

- MA/MS or PhD in Linguistics; or minimum 4 years work experience applying
linguistic principles to real-world problems
- Solid knowledge of general linguistic sub-fields (phonology, morphology,
syntax, semantics, pragmatics)
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Able to work full-time in Sausalito, California

The ideal candidate will also have:
- One or more of the following linguistic areas of expertise: psycholinguistics, text/corpus, cognitive, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, language documentation or other field work
- Experience with experimental methods, statistical analysis
- Some programming experience (scripting languages, R, HTML)
- An entrepreneurial spirit
- Non-academic, office environment work experience
- Experience communicating with clients/customers in writing and in person
- Experience abroad

About Us:
Lexicon Branding is a Sausalito-based firm known for developing strategic brand names for products, services, and companies. Since 1982, Lexicon has worked with clients as diverse as Apple, Subaru, and Starbucks to create some of the world¹s most disruptive brand names. The company¹s credentials
include Swiffer, BlackBerry, OnStar, Embassy Suites, Pentium, Scion, and Febreze. Read more at

To Apply:Send your résumé and a cover letter to the application email address below with the subject "Linguist Position:" followed by your name. Include mention of your background in linguistics in the
cover letter and discuss how you imagine you'd be able to contribute to our organization. Please, no phone calls about this position.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Greg Alger Email:

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