For sixteen years, Abushmaes worked in various positions in the field of the Arabic language. He began his career at the Arabic Textware Company as a linguistic researcher in the period between 2005-2007, and then as a director of researches in the period between 2008-2011.
He worked in the field of teaching Arabic to non-native speakers in Jordan and Britain between 2012-2014. Then, between 2015-2017, he moved to the field of creating educational content for Arabic language learning applications in two of the largest companies in this field: the British company Busuu as a content creator, and at the Estonian company Lingvist as a language expert.
Then for two years, he assumed the role of a language consultant on the TTS project at Amazon, the project that produced Zeina voice in Arabic.
In the last three years, Abushmaes worked as a linguistic research manager in the artificial intelligence department at Mawdoo3 company in Jordan. In Mawdoo3, Abushmaes oversaw the creation of a team of linguists specializing in language research and building linguistic resources. He has contributed to building distinct language products, such as Qalam, the first intelligent writing assistant in the Arabic language.
In addition to his practical experience, Abushmaes holds a bachelor’s degree in mechatronics engineering and a Ph.D. in Arabic language and literature. He is a poet who authored five poetry collections, the last of which was published in 2021 under the title Kitaab Al-mansiyyaat (The Book of the Forgotten Women). He has received several prestigious poetry awards, including the Sharjah Prize for Arab Creativity 2005, Fadwa Tuqan Prize 2014, and Mahmoud Darwish Prize 2018.