Lang-8 inc.

Android engineer

  • job
    Web Application Engineer
  • area
    Tokyo Shibuya
  • fee
    5.00 Millions Yen〜 8.00 Millions Yen
Congratulatory mileage 2 % Annual income
.10 Millions Yen 万マイレージ 〜 .16 Millions Yen万マイレージ
Congratulatory mileage 2 % Annual income
.10 Millions Yen 万マイレージ 〜 .16 Millions Yen万マイレージ
27 Sep 2018
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You will be responsible for developing our Android version &quot;HiNative&quot; App. The App is currently available in more than 120 countries/locations around the globe. It is a language learning platform for everyone to access.<br>HiNative has been growing remarkably fast since 2017 and has been ranked as one of the top language learning tools by many educational organizations around the world. <br><br>We also welcome people who prefer to work as a freelancer in which we are pretty agile and free regarding the working style!<br>- Can have the opportunity to work on an interesting App that targets the global market.<br>- Everyone in the office will get the chance to participate in the process of development<br>- Able to acquire knowledge regarding developing an App that is either targets to the international market or a national market<br>- Can have the opportunity to work in a start-up company<br>- Able to deal with inquiries written in English or Spanish<br>- Able to carry out the process for service improvement (or is interested in it)<br>- Interested in doing the development of a global service

Hope to work in such development environment

We use a variety of tools in our office including Slack, Trello, GitHub, Qiita Team and many more.<br>We pay much attention to the numbers while doing our developments, and we carry out surveys to collect feedbacks from our users to help us improve the quality of our service.

About our Team

【About Lang-8】<br>We have a very diverse and strong engineering team including Android engineer, iOS engineer, Rails engineer, designer, data scientist, marketer, etc. There are also more foreigners joining our group to bring more different vibes to our group!<br><br>【Details about Lang-8】<br>・We are good at App development (iOS/Android)<br>・We are good at UI/UX design<br>・We have engineers who used to be the user of &quot;HiNative&quot; before.<br>・We have a talented data scientist who used to work in a famous overseas firm before

The position at a glance

Why were hiring

Business expansion

Type of industries



Web Application Engineer

Job type

Language level

Japanese: Not required
English: ~ IELTS 6(Business)


Engineering requirments

Desired skills

▶︎We are looking for:<br>・Share the same vision as we do. Have a strong passion in technology.<br>・Interested in learning a foreign language. Interested in making a great service. <br>・Love challenges, and is always looking for ways to grow.<br><br>▶︎Welcome skills<br>・Experience of Android App development <br>・Experience of utilization of Kotlin, Android Jetpack<br>・Experience of doing a presentation in a Tech conference

About Salary

Depends on your skills and age


Insurances provided

Shift Requirements

Working hour: 10:00〜19:00

About application

Document examination<br>↓<br>1st interview<br>↓<br>2nd interview<br>↓<br>Offer


6F, VORT Ebisu III, Ebisu 1-21-8
Nearest station: Ebisu station
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About Company

Lang-8&#39;s mission is to create a platform for native speakers people who are learning a particular language to share their knowledge and experience to help people to learn a foreign language. Currently, we are running this Q&amp;A platform called &quot;HiNative&quot; to bring foreign learners and native speakers together. We provide our proofreading service in 110 languages at this stage and is expanding our business in a fairly quick speed to the global market. We just finished our fundraising process in September 2018. We are looking for more talented people to join Lang-8 to work with us to grow the business to the next stage. Our goal is to reach out to 1 billion people around the globe.

About Service


HiNative is a language learning App where learners can interact with a native speaker. It is like a Q&amp;A forum that allows a learner to post a question regarding a particular language he/she wants to learn, and the question will be answered by a native speaker. The answer will be explained, so the learner could understand the logic behind it. We offer this proofreading service in 110 languages where the learner can choose a language he/she is interested in.

Company Profile

Number of Employees 13 people Year of Foundation 29-Jun-07
Representative Ki You You Capital Fund N/A
Avg. age Gross Sales
Gender Ratio Industry Type IT・Telecommunication(SIer)
Place of head office 150-0013
Tokyo Shibuya 6F, VORT Ebisu III, Ebisu 1-21-8
Nearest station: Ebisu station
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Welfare ・Commuting allowance<br>・Insurance<br>・Paternity, maternity leaves, nursing leaves
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