Head of Human Factors in Speech Recognition and Multi-Modality
Join a dynamic small company in the centre of London ushering in a new era
of speech systems, centralised on multi-modal systems for pervasive
computing. Vox Generation Ltd, founded in 2000, is located in Trafalgar
Square London, and is a highly recognised leader in Europe for speech
recognition and multi-modal systems. Recently funded by historically the EU
's largest grant 'FASiL' for spoken language multi-modal systems, Vox has
broken the barriers in R&D and product delivery for tomorrow's pervasive
The role of the Head of Human Factors is to be the visionary lead of Vox'
new product line combining speech recognition, synthesis and multi-modality.
You will lead and manage a team of Human Factors Specialists. Key to the
role is customer facing, specification of product design, functionality,
user experience modelling and assurance that architecture specifications
meet desired product definition requirements.
Work with world-leading speech and computer scientists and developers, on
defining new methodologies and products for pervasive computing. Be part of
a fast-paced delivery oriented company able to push the envelope on system
definitions and deliver competitive advanced solutions in a rapid scale.
Interface with some of the top research scientists in the field, and distil
their knowledge into working, saleable and delivered product.
The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelors of Science or Engineering in
Computer Science with Major and Thesis on Human Factors or another
engineering discipline. Industry experience in Human Factors is essential
and you should have deployed highly visible customer applications in speech.
The individual should have experience with product development and guide
software architecture to support UI requirements. The individual will have
worked in a world-class commercial environment on new designs and technical
architectures for speech recognition. Outstanding opportunity to grow in
designing multi-modal speech based applications. 5 years plus experience
desired. Individuals who have pursued this work in a Commercial Research
setting also highly desired.
David Horowitz, CSO