LINGUIST List 27.943

Tue Feb 23 2016

Jobs: Chinese; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: TTS Voice Developer, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 22-Feb-2016
From: Eva Li <>
Subject: Chinese; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: TTS Voice Developer, Nuance Communications, Shanghai, China
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Shanghai, China
Web Address:
Job Title: TTS Voice Developer

Job Rank: Other; TTS Voice Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Chinese, Yue (yue)


Leading and handling all kind of processing of Chinese languages related text, corpus, speech data etc.


- Casting and coaching of Voice Talents; recording monitoring.
- Designing text corpora for recording and testing
- Processing speech data for text-to-speech speech data bases
- Building and testing text-to-speech voices
- Managing all technical aspects of a TTS voice development
- Supporting our professional services teams and contributing to customer project success.
- Assisting senior team members in research tasks.
- Contributing to the improvement, design, implementation, evaluation and optimization of voice development tools and processes

Required Skills:

- Experience with acoustic phonetics is recommended.
- Experience in text-to-speech voice development is a strong asset.
- Working in a Windows environment comes naturally to you.
- Programming skills are a plus. Basic experience with scripting languages like Perl or Python is a requirement

Preferred Skills:

- A creative project leader and a team player, you are willing to take initiative and goal oriented.
- A strong sense of precision and quality in your daily job.
- Fluent in English and you can write high quality documentation.

Education: MSc or PhD degree in philology, phonetics, computational linguistics or another relevant field.

Application Deadline: 01-Aug-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Eva Li

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