Mobile Application Developer

Work from our offices in San Francisco. Remote working considered.

We are looking for an experienced mobile app developer to lead the design, development and maintenance of Android and iPhone apps in our Israel-based office. The developer will integrate with the product team working from the concept stage to delivery and post launch support. Apps will be mainly content based and integrated closely with our web properties.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as a lead in app development for Android and iOS development
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
  • Working directly with developers and product managers to conceptualize, build, test and realize products
  • Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions
  • Build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects
  • Working along the API developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps
  • Working with the front end developers to build the interface with focus on usability features
  • Create compelling device specific user interfaces and experiences
  • Standardizing the platform and in some cases apps to deliver across multiple brands with minimal duplication of effort
  • Optimizing performance for the apps
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies
  • Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders

PERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Published examples of mobile applications on the App store or the Android market
  • Excellent knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles
  • Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
  • A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging media landscape
  • Ability to multi task and good time management skills
  • Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team
  • Excellent scoping and estimation skills
  • Excellent testing/ QA skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments locally and internationally

REQUIRED ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • iOS
    • Strong OO design and programming skills in Objective-C
    • Familiar with iOS SDK (UIKit, Cocoa Touch, Core Data, Core Location, etc)Familiar with xcode
  • Android
    • Strong OO design and programming skills in Java (J2EE/ J2ME)
    • Familiar with the Android SDK
    • Knowledge of SQLite, MySQL or similar database management system
    • Familiar with Eclipse
  • Common
    • Understanding of other compiled language
    • Experience on web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)
    • Experience of development using web technologies
    • Good understanding of OO programming and design patterns
    • Good understanding of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP
    • Experience building web and native apps
    • Experience using social media APIs
    • Ads integration using a 3rd party ad server (DART)
    • Using version control (e.g. GIT)
    • Excellent debugging and optimization skills

EMPLOYEE REQUIREMENTS:

  • You speak English (other languages a real plus)
  • You have passion and drive and are self-motivated
  • You want to be the best
  • You’re socially adept and enjoy being part of a team
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
  • You’re very precise and detail oriented
  • You have a keen interest in design and the finer things in life
  • You’re driven and passionate about your work
TO APPLY:
  • Email Resume to support [at] meetville.com
  • Meetville Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a progressive, team-oriented work environment, exciting career opportunities and excellent benefits. The responsibilities listed above are not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties may be required as needed.

 

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