[Elsnet-list] FW: Voice User Interface designer at lastminute.com in London

Jason Williams jdw at alumni.princeton.edu
Fri May 6 15:02:54 CEST 2005

I offered to fwd along for a friend at lastminute.com -- follow URL below
for applications instructions.

- Jason


In addition to a vast on-line business, Lastminute.com also has a large and
growing telephone-based business which makes extensive use of speech

They're looking for a voice user interface (VUI) designer to work at their
headquarters in central London.

Feel free to fwd to others who might be interested.

Details are here: http://tinyurl.com/dhacs (and are also copied below)


The new member will have responsibility for the design of hi-quality
telephone-based speech recognition systems receiving 100,000s of calls a
year. Working with outstanding team of engineers and analysts developing
world-leading applications in voice-automation including several
world-firsts with tools and opportunities for innovation and business impact
second to none.

Main Duties Involve:

. Work closely with diverse groups to gather and prioritise requirements 
. Design Voice User Interface for telephone-based speech recognition systems

. Work closely with software developers & specialized tools 
. Analysis of traffic statistics, application logs and customer feedback
. Perform usability testing of speech recognition systems 
. Direct voice actors/actresses in recording studio 
. Create & tune speech recognition grammars 
. Assist in management of project schedules and status updates to management

. Maintaining awareness of best-practice in VUI design

Candidates should have 2 or more years working in field of website and
telephony usability and application design and ideally have some experience
with speech recognition technologies.

Interested candidates should apply online here: http://tinyurl.com/dhacs

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