We’re looking for talented individuals interested in joining a new and growing global company. At Slang, you’ll be an early team member of a well-funded startup spun out from MIT.
We’re building a world-class team to revolutionize language learning with cutting-edge technology and beautiful design.What we’re working on at SlangSlang started at MIT as a research project on using AI and NLP to make learning a new language as efficient as possible.
Our technology powers a highly adaptive e-learning platform that offers an unprecedented variety of specialized English courses and proficiency tests for career development in over fifty fields like Sales, Finance, Logistics, Medicine, and Law.
With just a small team, we’ve already created the largest professional English offering in the world. Now, we’re scaling up to release 1,000 more courses over the next three years.
Learn more about our unique approach at slangapp.com. We’d love to field any questions you have about our product and vision!What this role is aboutIn this role, you’ll be involved in both product development and company strategy and execution you’ll own the research, design, and development of new features and you’ll help us refine our product roadmap.
We have tens of thousands of active users and many subproblems in language learning to tackle.Our codebase is built with best practices in mind and our product is designed with proper UI / UX at the forefront of development.
The work we’re facing encompasses front-end and back-end web development, hybrid mobile development, and data-heavy modeling and algorithmic tasks.
Some of our technology comes from the open-source community, so be prepared to contribute back!
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What Slang can offer youOur compensation package includes a competitive salary and unique benefits.Most importantly, we offer the special experience of being part of a fast-moving and quickly growing international company within the entrepreneurial ecosystems of Boston and MIT.
Where we're locatedOur team is currently split between Boston, Ciudad de México, São Paulo, Bogotá and Medellín. We are recruiting great people in these locations and around the world.
Our US headquarters is located in the Cambridge Innovation Center in the heart of downtown Boston, easily accessible by public transportation and alongside other innovative companies.
Our Colombia office is located in the Rosales neighborhood of Bogotá and in the Ruta N Innovation district of Medellín.Interested?
We'd love to hear from you apply below!Slang is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are excited about creating an inclusive and healthy environment.
our Crunchbase profile; and the profiles of our founders, Diego and Kamran.