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Create technology to address illiteracy in developing countries

Android / Flutter Engineer - Create Educational Apps for the developing world - Non Profit

$25k – $35k • No equity
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We are looking for an app developer to build the next generation of literacy and language apps for teachers and learners in the developing world.

The role will be focused on building small, lightweight educational apps that run on low cost android hardware, completely offline. The apps will be installed on teachers phones during training events, and will be promoted in literacy projects across Africa, and be made available throughout the world.

The apps will contain rich interactive content, based on proven educational theory, be simple, and easy to use.

The Apps that will be made are:

Readers: Simple interactive African reading books. The child can tap on a word to see how to read it.

Lessons App: Enhance the Jolly Phonics Lessons app, which has over 1.5 million users world-wide.

Mother-tongue Apps: for teachers to teach literacy in their mother-tongue.

The apps will be made in either native Android in Kotlin, or Flutter, depending on a more detailed evaluation on the use of Flutter.

What we are looking for:

An experienced mobile developer, who has worked on Android.

Languages: Kotlin, Dart, Java
Frameworks: Android, Flutter, iOS
Key Competencies: UI and Animation design, Information Architecture, Web Service communication.

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