Facebook Speech Designer in Menlo Park, California
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
As a Speech Designer, you will be working on defining the user experience including but not limited to speech input and output for cutting edge AI systems. With our cross-functional team, you will design, prototype and test experiences that define the future of how people will interact with spoken language interfaces and other modalities. You love solving novel problems from first principles of how voice and touch interact with each other. Join a world-class team experimenting with bold ideas. Work alongside expert Scientists, Software Engineers, Product Designers and Sound Engineers to create the technology that makes speech pervasive and universal. You’ll work closely with engineers and product designers. This position is full-time and based in Menlo Park.
Define and synthesize user requirements
Help establish speech and multimodal design processes and tools to align cross-functional teams
Contribute to strategic decisions, working with research and engineering teams
Design end-to-end flows and mock-ups and individually contribute to the feature set
Give and solicit feedback from others to raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product
Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and designers, overseeing the implementation of the user experience
Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional leads
Clearly articulate design decisions to a vast set of internal stakeholders
Help build product strategy
Thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments
Experience with understanding speech recognition and natural language understanding technology
Experience with speech and multimodal design with proven experience leading in cross-functional environments
5+ years of experience in shipping software products
Experience creating, testing, and analyzing prototypes for voice interactions
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods for user research
Knowledge about product strategy and vision
Portfolio featuring examples of speech and interaction work
2+ years of speech design experience
Experience designing for diverse groups of people (international audiences, multi-language localization, accessibility for people with disabilities, etc.)
Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at email@example.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.