We are looking for a senior mobile app developer to join our team to deliver a defined project for a Fortune 500 based organisation. You will be required to work with an existing team of designers and project managers to lead the development and delivery of the app to the IOS and potentially android devices. The developer will lead the entire app lifecycle right from design concept stage until delivery and post launch support. The app will be integrated closely with an existing web based commerce system and many of the functions will mimic the existing native solution though presented intuitively and in a user friendly manner to the business channel users.
The role is initially contract based for a defined period of time. However, there is a real opportunity, subject to successful delivery and performance, to continue on a full time basis as part of the organisation. The role would involve building in a real mobile strategy to deliver the app across other channels of the clients organisation, additional functions, locations and languages on a global basis.
We are offering a fantastic opportunity that enables the right candidate to develop a wonderful portfolio of skills and experience, plus competitive rates and long term - salary potential with benefits..
Requirements & Skills:
Project Managers – working very closely with project managers, communicating effectively both internally and externally
Representing our organisation professionally
Developer - Working closely on an integration phase with existing native developer within our organisation
Acting as the lead IOS / Android developer for our organisation
Deliver across the entire app life cycle – concept, design, build, deploy, test and release to app store for initial pilot phase
Create and maintain a robust and scalable platform to support enterprise level organisation and generic enough for it’s use to be available to other interested enterprise level prospects
Strong focus on friendly interface, speed and usability
Continuously optimizing performance for the app and future apps
Keep up to date on latest trends and insights within the mobile app industry
Potential to attend conferences and events to present and / or discuss our application
Explain technologies to technical and non technical key stakeholders involved in the initial project
Proven commercial software development experience
Published examples of portfolio or existing apps on the App Store or Android market place
Strong knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles
A track record of delivering successful business or consumer products
A passion for new business and enterprise level technologies
Ability to multi task, great time management skills and able to stay cool in pressured environment
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Excellent scope and estimation skills
Excellent testing/ QA skills
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments locally and internationally
Competencies for success:
Learning on the Fly
Dealing with Ambiguity
Written / verbal Communications
Location: Nottingham City Centre OR Matlock, Derbyshire UK.
Required to work in either our new Nottingham Office based on Stoney Street in the reputable Lace Market area OR our Matlock office. You will be working with a team of enthusiastic and entrepreneurial people in an informal environment where a casual dress code is permitted and a regular beer on a Friday a no brainer.