Android Developer

Full-Time

Internship

What if you could help millions of people use a tool that has real impact on their everyday life? And, at the same time, help make that product even better? That's the opportunity with Envision's small but passionate team.

Intro

Company Mission

We build impactful, design driven tools for humans that leverage the latest in computer vision technology so everyone can have faster access to information. We wish to be the pioneers in enhancing and augmenting human vision that unlock potential beyond what one can see.

Why this Role?

  1. Work on a product people love that solves real problems: Our greatest source of inspiration and motivation are our users who love our product which truly enables them to be independent in their everyday lives. We are pioneering real life applications of technologies like AI for good.
  2. Have a global impact at scale: We are a young company, but we have global ambitions. Our users are from all over the world and we aim to be as inclusive in our reach to them as possible.
  3. Jack of all, Master of One: Our team is tiny, and people wear many hats. Though you would be the owner and master of your domain, you will have active say and involvement in all aspects of building a venture from bottom up. Absolutely no boredom.
  4. Be part of a diverse, award-winning team: We pride ourselves on the diversity of our team and the heights we've scaled in the past year with our Android app. We've team members from across the world and from different walks of life. Envision also won the Google Play Award 2019 for the  Best Accessibility Experience and was inducted into AppleVis Hall of Fame 2020.
  5. Gain new skills fast: Because we are a close-knit team of domain masters we are always learning from each other in order to work more synchronously. Your mind, abilities, and product sense will expand every day.

The Product

Envision AI empowers blind and low vision people to be independent by speaking out the visual world in front of them. It is a smartphone app that uses artificial intelligence to read all kinds of text from any surface, recognise faces, describe scenes, find objects, scan barcodes, detect colours and so much more. It is the best all-in-one tool in the pocket of a blind or low vision user for all of their visual recognition tasks.

🌍Over the past year, Envision has organically grown to thousands of paying subscribers around the world.

🏆 Envision is the winner of Google Play Award 2019 for the Best Accessibility Experience and was nominated for AppleVis Hall of Fame 2019.

🕶 Envision is now bringing its software to smartglasses. This provides visually impaired users with an even more unobtrusive and hands-free way to get things done.

About this Role

So, what will you do?

  • Be a key developer in the Envision Android team.
  • Push the envelope on the Android app by implementing new features while keeping an eye on the quality of the existing feature set.
  • Stay constantly connected with the users to get constant feedback on the App and plan sprints accordingly.
  • Work as with the Glasses team to support feature development and tie it in with the Android app.

You might be a good fit if...

  • You're well versed with Kotlin and have a working knowledge of Java.
  • You have 3-5 years experience with the Android platform. Experience as a lead or building apps from the ground up is a plus.
  • You've a good knowledge of Android Studio and can keep up with the latest tools in the ecosystem.
  • Good grasp of CS fundamentals(autodidacts welcome!) and can work well with spaghetti code.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where speed, flexibility and experimentation are part of the day-to-day.
  • You're enticed by the eventual opportunity to manage a team.
  • Bonus: if you've worked Android-based wearables.

How to Apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email us at karthik@letsenvision.com and:

  • Include this role's title in your subject line (it'll help us to sort through the emails).
  • Send along links that best showcase  relevant things you've built and done - a link to your Github profile and links to live apps on the Play Store.
  • Keep it short and simple 🙂

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