[Elsnet-list] job opportunity - Speech Output Designer - Merelbeke - Belgium

Holtz, Ilona Ilona.Holtz at nuance.com
Fri Jun 1 16:34:49 CEST 2012

Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses, experience Nuance by calling directory assistance, getting account information, dictating patient records, telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that can be shared and searched. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is what Nuance is all about.

As a contributing member of Nuance, you will work within a dynamic team environment to develop, support, market and sell our award-winning software applications. We offer competitive compensation packages and a casual work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team that operates worldwide (Europe, US, APAC). Be a part of our fast growing track of continuing success.

For more information, please see www.nuance.com.
Nuance is an equal opportunity employer.

For our office in Merelbeke / Belgium we are currently looking for a fulltime

Speech Output Designer (m/f)
Speech Technology Automotive

Key responsibilities.

·         Design and implement voice customizations for Nuance Text-to-Speech Products

  *   Gathering and analyzing cutomer requirements for custom voices
  *   Defining strategies for optimized speech output
  *   Designing text corpora for recording
  *   Developing User Dictionaries and rules for customer applications
  *   Training and supervising native contractors in prompt tuning
  *   Interacting with professional services teams and contributing to customer project success

  *   High School diploma or Bachelor Degree in languages, phonetics, computational linguistics or another relevant field
  *   some years of work experience
  *   Working in Windows (and Linux/Unix) environment
  *   Language skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, phonetics, etc.)
  *   Ability to appreciate acoustic and prosodic quality of speech
  *   Basic understanding of Text-to-speech technology
  *   Experience in TTS prompt tuning
  *   Ability to work in an international team and to coordinate contractors
  *   Fluent in English
  *   Ability to write high quality documentation
  *   Experience with speech output applications
  *   Experience with acoustic phonetics
  *   Basic experience with scripting languages like Perl or Python
  *   Speaking some other languages
We offer.
At Nuance Communications we believe our people are our most valuable asset.
We offer competitive compensation packages and we offer you career development opportunities in a challenging technical but casual work environment.
As a Nuance team member you will work within a dynamic international team operating worldwide.
Does Nuance speak to you?
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your English CV including earliest starting date and salary expectations via our Recruiting tool https://jobs-nuance.icims.com/jobs/7801/job .

Nuance's Mobility Division builds innovative, intelligent and intuitive touch and speech interfaces to simplify and enhance the way people interact with mobile devices, applications, and services.  Nuance Mobile solutions make mobile devices and in-car systems easier to use, automate customer self-service, and optimize the access and discovery of even the most advanced mobile applications and content - regardless of technical know-how, location, environment, or physical and literacy capabilities.


Recruiter - Employment Specialist DACH

Human Resources

Nuance Communications Aachen GmbH

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