24.553, Jobs: General Linguistics: In-House Linguist, Lexicon Branding

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Subject: 24.553, Jobs: General Linguistics: In-House Linguist, Lexicon Branding

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Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:44:11
From: Greg Alger [alger at lexiconbranding.com]
Subject: General Linguistics: In-House Linguist, Lexicon Branding, California, USA

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University or Organization: Lexicon Branding 
Job Location: California, USA 
Web Address: http://www.lexiconbranding.com
Job Rank: In-House Linguist

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 


Description:

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

About You:
You're an intelligent, 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.

Requirements:
-  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
-  The ability to clearly and concisely explain linguistic concepts to
non-linguists
-  Able to work full-time in Sausalito, California

Extra Points:
-  One or more of the following linguistic areas of expertise: text/corpus,
cognitive, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, language documentation
or other field work
-  Experience abroad
-  Non-academic, office environment work experience
-  Experience communicating with clients/customers in writing and in person
-  Some programming experience

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 world’s most disruptive brand names. The company’s credentials include
Swiffer, BlackBerry, OnStar, Embassy Suites, Pentium, Scion, and Febreze. Read
more at www.lexiconbranding.com.

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:  
	  
Email Address for Applications: careers at lexiconbranding.com 
Contact Information:
	Greg Alger 
	Email: alger at lexiconbranding.com 





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