Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we’ve got more left to do — and that's where you come in!

Come join our Globalization team and help us create the best possible user experience for Tamil learners through high-quality localization. We are looking for a tech-savvy, native Tamil translator/proofreader fluent in English to create the best possible user experience for Tamil learners through high-quality translation and localization.

This is a contract role that can be based anywhere in the world.


  • Localize all marketing and product copies, ensuring they are accurate, charismatic, and reflect Duolingo’s style guide and requirements
  • Attend meetings/consult with fellow team members to discuss translations and align on style, tone, and vocabulary
  • Contribute to the development of in-house style guides for Tamil
  • Ensure that original content is not only understandable for Tamil audience, but also engaging and compelling


  • Native fluency in Tamil and full professional fluency in English
  • 3+ years of experience in translating, transcreation, proofreading, and/or copywriting for a Tamil audience
  • Experience localizing online, mobile, and/or game products
  • A portfolio of past work to demonstrate your expertise
  • Strong interest in Duolingo and our mission
  • Ability to work 5-15 hrs/week (workload may vary from week to week)

About Duolingo:

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 also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

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!

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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