Emploi [CDD, 6 mois] : TAL

[Offre diffusée sur la liste linguistlist le 29 octobre par Nuance]

Voice Developer

University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Turin, Italy
Job Rank: Voice Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology


Role title – Voice Developer
Role Type – 6 month contract
Location – Turin, Italy
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Role Description:
The position as Voice Developer is within the Voices team in R&D TTS, developing and testing new voices for Nuance’s flagship TTS product “Vocalizer”.

– Processing speech data for text-to-speech speech data bases
– Supervising native contractors in annotation of speech databases
– Creating speech databases
– Building text-to-speech voices
– Testing and product development of the TTS voice
– Testing and quality assessment of the integrated system

Skills and experience required:
– MSc degree in phonetics, computational linguistics or another relevant field.
– Working in Windows and Unix/Linux environment
– Strong sense of precision and quality in your daily job
– Fluent in English
– Speaking other languages
– Excellent understanding of phonological and phonetic concepts
– Ability to interpret spectrograms
– Ability to write high quality documentation
– Ability to work independently as well as in a team
– Good problem solving, analytic skills and troubleshooting skills

Desired Skills:
– Fast learning capabilities with an analytical mindset and a pragmatic approach to problem solving.
– Basic experience with scripting languages like Perl or Python
– Experience with acoustic phonetics
– Experience in text-to-speech voice development
– Experience using tools such as Audition, Peak, Sound Forge, or Praat

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: emeajobs@nuance.com
Contact Information
Email: emeajobs@nuance.com