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Berlin, New York

Industry

Internet

Foundation Date

2007

Babbel

Berlin, New York

Story

The Babbel language learning app for web, iOS and Android makes it easy to learn 14 different languages from 7 display languages. Bite-sized lessons fit into everyday life and are split into useful real-world topics, from introducing oneself, to ordering food and making travel arrangements.

With no ads, and a transparent, subscription-based business model which makes the learner the customer, our focus remains firmly on empowering users to start speaking their new language. Read more

Why Join Babbel

Vision

Speak the language like you've always wanted to 

Our Mission

Everyone learning languages 

Our values

A learning company — inside and out

We build products that help people learn new languages, and we’re equally committed to learning ourselves — both as a company and as individuals.

As pioneers in our marketplace, we set out to solve problems that have yet to be cracked — that means we need to make our own path. So how do we do that?

We do things that matter

At Babbel, we’re building a product and a company of substance. Read more

Benefits

Babbel bike
Babbel bike
free coffee, drinks & fruits
free coffee, drinks & fruits
german classes
german classes
in-house trainings
in-house trainings
international team
international team

Meet the Team

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 26-02-2020
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :

Whether on the go, in the subway or at home on the sofa, Babbel supports those who enjoy learning outside of work or school. Since its founding in 2007, the company has grown to become the market leader in app based language learning. In total, Babbel offers 14 learning languages, from English to Indonesian. Professional courses are readily available via the Babbel website as well as on your smartphone or tablet!

There’s still so much to do.

Babbel is for everyone, not some niche or elite strata of learners. Everyone. As our user base has grown, so has what they need from us. Their learning needs, life experiences, and reference points become more varied and colourful by the day. Meeting that means ensuring users see themselves reflected —not just in our product— but the world it allows them to imagine with us. That means reflecting the dynamism and diversity of our users, as much as possible, in the production of Babbel. We currently have 750 people from more than 50 nationalities working in our Berlin and New York offices, challenging and learning from each other at every step. A culture of difference and dignity is critical to how we’ve connected with millions of users, in every hemisphere.

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to start in our office in Berlin, Germany!

You will be part of our Business Intelligence & Analytics team that is responsible for building services that utilize delivery to various stakeholders,  design data warehouse flows, supporting data driven decisions while improving quality and availability.

You will:

  • Maintain, contribute to our existing data pipelines, help optimize our data transformation processes.
  • Improve our data model, both event and data warehouse level.
  • Support software architecture decisions, participate in code reviews
  • Participate in planning and decision making
  • Help development of our continuous integration processes and infrastructure as code basis.
  • Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or MS in Computer Sciences, Engineering or equivalent
  • Solid Python and SQL skills
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Proficiency with AWS Ecosystem, Snowflake is a plus
  • Familiarity with Bash scripts
  • Know your way around with version control tools
  • Great to have: Strong skills in business to technical translation
  • Bonus points for Terraform or other IaaC
  • Babbel is a great place to work, amongst many other things, you will enjoy:

  • The potential to change the way of learning for millions of users worldwide
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours in a vibrant international team from over 36 different nationalities
  • Excellent working conditions with a location in the heart of the Berlin scene and great company benefits (company bike, fresh fruits & drinks, hackathons, music room etc.)
  • Responsibility from day one and professional and personal growth and have the freedom to publish open source projects (see on github)
  • Participate in hack days, technology brown-bags
  • Sounds good? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! Check out our jobs page, our blog, and our techblog for a fuller picture of #lifeatbabbel!

    Questions about a career at Babbel? Contact us here: [email protected] 

     

    Vacancy opened 10-02-2020
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :

    Babbel is the world’s top-grossing and most effective language-learning app. No small feat, and no small challenge. In a moment rife with talk of walls, we’re building bridges — making the language-learning journey as exciting and empowering as possible, helping people forge new connections and participate in worlds bigger than their own.

    Babbel is for everyone, not some niche or elite strata of learners. Everyone. That means reflecting the dynamism and diversity of our users, as much as possible, in the production of Babbel. We currently have 750 people from more than 50 nationalities working in our Berlin and New York offices. A culture of difference and dignity is critical to how we’ve connected with millions of users in every hemisphere.

    We are looking for a talented Senior Product Designer UX to join our Product Design Team in Berlin!

    As a Senior Product Designer at Babbel you will drive our interaction design vision. While working with didactics experts and Product Designers you will bring learning concepts to life through personas, scenarios, wireframes, storyboards and prototypes, iterating toward confidence-building language learning experiences.

    You will be:

  • Defining user models and user interfaces for new and existing Babbel products and features.
  • Creating high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Leading design projects and managing multiple work streams in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Proactively driving cooperation within the Product Design chapter & fostering collaboration with other departments.
  • Continuously improving design processes, knowledge sharing and tools to measurably enhance productivity and product quality.
  • Ensuring that implementation quality meets design requirements.
  • You are

  • A talented designer who has shipped excellent consumer-focused products.   
  • A great communicator who can express his/her thoughts well in English.
  • Able to tackle complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible and easy-to-use designs for millions of people around the world.
  • You have:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in a Design/UX-related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Relevant interaction design experience in a consumer-focused, high-performance organization.  
  • Experience in leading design projects, art direction, conducting design reviews
  • An outstanding portfolio demonstrating user-centered design approach, problem-solving skills and superior attention to detail.   
  • Expertise using industry-leading design and prototyping software.
  • Experience in designing and shipping for Android, iOS and web.
  • Good prioritisation and time-management skills and experience working in scrum set-up.
  • Nice to have:

  • Experience working with web or mobile based technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Android Studio, XCode, etc.
  • Experience producing visual and/or interaction guidelines.
  • Why Babbel?

  • Great company benefits (30 vacation days, unlimited access to Babbel account, high-end company bike, fresh fruit and drinks)
  • Opportunity for personal growth and development: we are a learning company and take learning seriously
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
  • A vibrant international team from over 50 different nationalities
  • Responsibility from day one and professional and personal growth
  • We look forward to hearing from you!

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