Localization Academy

Web and App Developer (Cameroon)

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Web and App Developer

Preferred Location: Cameroon

Job Type: Full-time or Contract

About the Project:

Program Engage Africa is an innovative initiative dedicated to preserving and promoting African languages through technology.

Our goal is to develop web and mobile applications to help collect, evaluate and and annotate data, in order to build APIs that use NLP to support African languages. We are looking for a passionate Web and App Developer to join our team in this exiting project.

Responsibilities:

– Develop and maintain web and mobile applications.

– Work closely with linguists, cultural experts, tech and localization specialists to define the scope and requirements for gamification of data collection, evaluation and annotation.

– Collaborate on data extraction and integration.

Qualifications:

– Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.

– Proven experience in web and mobile app development.

– Familiarity with NLP, glossary building and machine translation is a plus.

– Strong problem-solving and communication skills.

– Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.

– Fluent in French/English; proficiency in Ghɔmálá or other languages with similar structure and challenges is an advantage.

Benefits:

– Be part of a pioneering project that blends technology with cultural preservation.

– Opportunities for professional growth and learning in the fields of NLP, AI, and language preservation.

– Engage with a diverse team of linguists, cultural experts, tech and localization specialists.

– Competitive pay.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role and how your skills and experience align with our project’s goals. Include links to any previous projects or portfolios that demonstrate relevant work.

Applications should be sent to HR@localizzzafrica.com.

We strongly encourage applications from Cameroon. Join us in our mission to keep African languages vibrant and relevant in the digital age!