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Mobile Application Developer

Blue Canoe is seeking a Mobile Application Developer to join our team and help us build a revolutionary solution to help millions of people around the world improve their English pronunciation.

This position is full-time based in Bellevue, WA.

Blue Canoe is the English pronunciation expert. We are a well-funded start up with an experienced and successful leadership team that is focused on improving the English pronunciation of non-native speakers, the challenging “last mile” of learning English. Mastery of English pronunciation is mission-critical for hundreds of millions of jobs around the world, and enables people to be truly effective and able to build empathy and rapport with customers and colleagues.

Our pronunciation platform includes a mobile app that engages English learners through a spoken game and other learning activities, using speech recognition and machine learning, and provides learners with personalized feedback for improvement. We were selected to be part of Paul Allen’s Institute for Artificial Intelligence incubator (AI2), are patent-pending, have deployments in the US and in 15 other countries around the world with stellar brand-name companies, won a Tech Impact Award, and are growing quickly.


About the role:

At Blue Canoe, you’ll play a key role in a small (5-person) dev team, and each of your coworkers will be among the best at what they do. We all help out wherever we’re needed, so versatility and flexibility are critical, but you’ll also have ownership of one or more key pieces of our technology. If you enjoy taking on hard problems, and having the autonomy to see a project through from conception to release, this role is for you!

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have 4+ years of experience in a software engineering position
  • You have developed and published mobile applications using the native language toolchain for iOS and/or Android.
  • You have earned a Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or equivalent experience)
  • You have a passion for building clean code & beautiful UIs
  • You enjoy learning new languages and technologies
  • Experience with React Native and TypeScript is highly desirable
  • Experience with front-end web development is a plus

Blue Canoe is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We believe this will make our products better.

Contact us at jobs@bluecanoelearning.com and share your story!

 

Marketing and Customer Success Intern

Blue Canoe is seeking a part-time Marketing and Customer Success intern to join our team for about 20 hours a week to help create effective marketing campaigns and customer programs. Location: Bellevue WA.

ABOUT BLUE CANOE:
Blue Canoe is the most effective way for non-native English speakers to improve their clarity and confidence in speaking English. Using patent-pending speech recognition and machine learning, Blue Canoe’s mobile app brings the power of a proven, brain-based methodology to learners all over the world, with immediate feedback that activates multiple parts of the brain, and the objective Blue Canoe Pronunciation Score to track progress. Blue Canoe sells B2B SaaS to corporations for their employees, and has a worldwide reseller program with English language learning companies and programs. Blue Canoe is a VC-backed start-up.

ABOUT THE ROLE:
You’ll play an important role in a small team, and each of your coworkers will be among the best at what they do. We all help wherever we’re needed, so versatility and flexibility are critical. You’ll also have ownership of many of our marketing and customer programs. You will report directly to the VP of Marketing and Customer Success, so you will be learning at an incredibly fast rate. You will help create marketing tactics to promote Blue Canoe and the revolutionary methodology we use called the Color Vowel Approach. You will also set up new customers for success. If you enjoy taking on hard problems, being able to see the big picture and jump right in, this role is for you! This position is full-time and based in Bellevue, WA.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop customer engagement programs, using email marketing
  • Develop and manage a weekly quiz with the Education team
  • Coordinate and support lead generation and sales
  • Assist with program management of marketing campaigns and some product releases
  • Learn marketing tools such as ActiveCampaign, Riddle, Instapage, Klipfolio and more
  • Some social media management 

Qualifications:

  • At least working toward a degree in Marketing, Business, or related discipline
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Self-starter
  • Passion for learning new things and doing a high-quality job
  • Fluent in a number of digital products

Blue Canoe is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We believe this will make our products better. Contact us at jobs@bluecanoelearning.com and share your story!


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