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Sunday, October 07, 2012 by Chris Wellekens

6-14 (2012-06-11) Speech Output Designer (m/f) Speech Technology Automotive at Nuance Turin Italy

For our office in Turin / Italy 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 .


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.




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