15.3520, Jobs: Comp Ling: Voice User Interface Designer, CA

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Subject: 15.3520, Jobs: Comp Ling: Voice User Interface Designer, CA

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Date: 17-Dec-2004
From: Arnold Garlick < arnold at SpeechTekJobs.com >
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Voice User Interface Designer, Pacific Search Consultants, CA, USA

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Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 20:54:42
From: Arnold Garlick < arnold at SpeechTekJobs.com >
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Voice User Interface Designer, Pacific Search Consultants, CA, USA

University or Organization: Pacific Search Consultants
Job Rank: Voice User Interface Designer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics;
                          Human Factors / Human Computer Interface


Voice User Interface / Dialog Designer
Location: New Jersey       (Position AXG-837)

Significant career opportunity with a world-class professional services
organization in the IVR / Call Center space for a senior-level VUI Designer
with a solid grounding in linguistics. Will provide technical leadership
for a group of consultants in the design and deployment of speech and mixed
initiative projects. Engagements are with  medium to large enterprise

Education requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Psychology,
Computational Linguistics, Human Factors / Human Computer Interface,
Computer Science. Advanced degree is a plus.

Required experience:
Linguistics experience as it relates to Voice User Interfaces/dialog
designs; customer experience; excellent writing skills; script programming
experience desirable, with the development of speech recognition software

Job Description:
Depending on the level of experience the individual has with dialog design
and voice user interface design, the following would be the major
responsibilities for the incumbent to help the company work with its
customers in the development of speech recognition software applications.

Major Responsibilities:
- Define speech requirements in a project
- Understand and apply industry standards in dialog, prompt and persona
- Understand transcription process and perform transcriptions
- Design grammars
- Conduct and/or manage usability testing across projects
- Coach voice talent
- Perform application development using voice tools
- Use analysis, tuning, and transcription tools
- Tune dialogs
- Define standards for VUI design, review VUI for all projects
- Train, qualify and mentor other technical resources in VUI design
- Lead VUI effort for major projects from end-to-end
- Manage voice recording process
- Manage transcription process and transcription resources across projects
- Evaluate voice platforms / voice application tools
- Manage customer expectations for VUI
- Manage performance analysis and tuning across projects

Status:  Full time position
Competitive benefits. Competitive salary/bonuses based on experience.
Please refer to Position AXG-837

Respond To:
Arnold at SpeechTekJobs.com
About Pacific Search Consultants / SpeechTekJobs

The firm was established in 1979 as an innovative recruiting firm
supporting a variety of high-technology industries, and has specialized in
the Speech Technology since 1991. We are perhaps the only professional
search firm focused exclusively on Speech Technology and related product
development and professional / consulting services, and have compiled the
largest database of Speech Technology professionals and companies
nationwide. For more details about additional career opportunities, please
visit http://www.SpeechTekJobs.com.

Address for Applications:

        President Arnold Garlick
        2377 S.El Camino Real, Suite #201
        San Clemente, CA 92672
        United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

        President Arnold Garlick
        Email: arnold at SpeechTekJobs.com
        Phone: (949) 366-9000
        Fax: (949) 366-9200
        Website: http://www.SpeechTekJobs.com

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