Front-End Engineer


Speak (YC W17) is an AI English tutor on your phone. Our app features a cast of fun virtual characters that we’ve carefully created to improve your English fluency as quickly as possible. We’re building speech recognition that can understand heavy accents and that lets users actually have conversations in English—without needing a human partner.

We launched only a few months ago and users all around the world are already having over 50,000 conversations per week with our virtual characters. We’re backed by Y Combinator and some of the best investors in the world.

Job Description

We’re looking for a remote Javascript engineer to build our internal tools. This would be a contract role, either full-time or part-time (25+ hours/week).

We’re looking for someone who:

  • has 2+ years of experience in React or AngularJS
  • is experienced at shipping and building small web apps quickly
  • has experience working as a remote contractor
  • has strong product sense
  • cares about details and edge cases

If you’re interested, please apply here or send us a note at that includes a list of previous work.