LINGUIST List 26.5596

Thu Dec 17 2015

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: UI Designer, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 17-Dec-2015
From: Lea Mencner <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: UI Designer, Nuance Communications, Aachen, Germany
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Aachen, Germany (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: UI Designer – 14 month contract

Job Rank: Other; UI Designer – 14 month contract

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


UI design and development in automotive projects.

Key duties:

- Analysis of customer product requirements
- Specification of dialogs in co-operation with the costumer
- Implementation of dialog flows and grammar
- Test of dialog in development environment and on the infotainment system
- Evaluation of system, analysis of tickets and provide bug fixing
- Integrate and review localization of several languages in the dialog system
- Carry out of localization, grammar generation and transcription projects including the ability to organize multiple work packages for different co-workers and contractors.

Key skills and experience required:

Number of Years of Experience: Preferably 2

Required Skills:

- Customer focus
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and at least one more language
- Experiences in user interface design
- Engineering practices in design, coding, and testing
- Team player
- Ability to manage external part time workers

Preferred Skills:

- Experiences in development of embedded systems
- Experiences in programming (e.g. Python)
- Experience with speech recognition or related technologies is an advantage
- Experience with localization
- Experience with phonetic transcriptions
- Experience with user studies

Education: Bachelors or Graduate University degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Information technology or a comparable field

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Lea Mencner

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