Founder, Design - New Vertical

2 month ago

Job Description

We are seeking a Founder for a New vertical who thrives on the challenge of constant innovation. As a New Vertical leader, you will work closely with our CTO and other leaders on creating 0 to 1 products and finding the next big venture for Duolingo. We're interested in working with founders with visions that will help us become an iconic and beloved company for the next 100 years. Let's build together!

You Will...

  • Lead the development of a new product, new features, or new vertical and work with business leaders to define the product's long-term roadmap
  • Anticipate industry trends, develop groundbreaking solutions, and navigate unique complexities that come with pioneering a new vertical
  • Build and a lead team of talented individuals
  • Collaborate with leaders across all of the verticals at Duolingo

You Have...

  • Previous experience co-founding, leading an early-stage company, or having equivalent entrepreneurial experience
  • Deep understanding of the technology landscape, with the ability to anticipate and adapt to industry trends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You are able to operate out of a Duolingo office

Exceptional Candidates Will Have...

  • Experience in fast-growing, consumer-facing, data-driven startups, ideally mobile app based.

We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.

Duolingo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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About Duolingo

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Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But weโ€™ve got more left to do โ€” and that's where you come in!

Duolingo is the most popular language-learning application in the world, with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily. Beyond our core learning product, we have also entered into literacy with Duolingo ABC, English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and even Math.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

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