We are hiring! App Developer Required

Job Title – App Developer

Level – Mid-weight or senior level
Location – Northampton
Salary – Dependent on experience
Job Type – Full time and/or freelance
Closing Date – Ongoing

We are looking for:
Do you have a fancy for all things digital? Do you become animated on the topic of App development and have commercial experience of creating fully-functioning Apps? Do you have a passion for innovation, pushing the digital boundaries and lactate at the thought of breaking the next digital frontier? You do? Well brilliant because we’re expanding our digital team and are looking for a technical person who lives and breathes App development.

We want an individual who is inspired by the creative and commercial opportunities offered by new and emerging technologies such as Apps, mobile, gaming, digital publishing and Augmented Reality.

You will have a good understanding of what makes a great user experience and know that the details make a difference whilst understanding the bigger picture. We are looking for a digital thinker who will make a real difference to our client projects. You will have experience of developing quality apps, possibly across a range of mobile platforms along with the confidence and knowledge to conjure up innovative ideas and solutions for our client’s app requirements.

You will be a great team member whose infectious enthusiasm means they are always learning and growing their knowledge as well as inspiring others. You will be able to create and communicate concepts from start to finish.

What you’ll get in return:
In exchange for your talent and enthusiasm we can offer you the chance to work on a variety of digital campaigns and cool projects for some of the biggest brands across a variety of sectors including the automotive, publishing, music, education and retail sectors, as well as the opportunity to join our beautifully dysfunctional Engine family. We will also pay you handsomely for the privilege.

We only invest in the best. If you live and breathe digital and are looking for an opportunity that is more than just work, then you will love Engine Creative.

So if you think you might be ‘the one’ we’re looking for email your CV, covering letter stating your current salary and some examples of your previous commercial app development projects to careers@enginecreative.co.uk or the attention of Anna Dartford today and who knows this could be the start of something beautiful! No agencies please.

Experience and skills:

  • Strong proficiency in Objective-C
  • NS Operation, Grand Central Dispatch and Blocks Networking using NSURL Connection, knowledge of CoreLocation, UIKit, MapKit, Security, CoreData, CoreGraphics, CoreAnimation, UIWebView.
  • Experience in XML and JSON based application development.
  • Great understanding of iOS memory management, both Automatic and Manual Reference Counting.
  • Great attention to detail and a can-do attitude

Nice to have (the more of the following the merrier):

  • Ability to integrate 3rd party SDK frameworks
  • Experience in developing multi threaded iOS apps.
  • Excellent understanding of the full iOS app development lifecycle (Project setup, development, Ad Hoc distribution, App Store distribution, after-submission support).
  • Experience of app design for other mobile platforms – Blackberry, Android, Windows Mobile.
  • Passion for developing innovative apps, pushing the digital boundaries for our clients.
  • Experience and/or interest with augmented reality and future possibilities.
  • 3D maths skills, working knowledge of Unity3D and/or 3D content creation pipelines

Project/team management:

  • Responsibility together with your team for delivering technical solutions and components, on time within projects
  • You will be able to work independently as well as in a team, manage your time wisely and keep your team up to date
  • Be inspiring to both colleagues and clients and Interface with clients both directly and through your team
  • You’ll see constructive feedback from team members as an opportunity to improve and develop.
  • Work with presenting concepts and ideas for clients
  • You will play an important role in pushing our digital and app output

Character Requirements:

  • Have an active interest in App development.
  • Know when to zoom out and zoom in
  • You’ll be easy going, sociable and outgoing
  • You’ll prefer to work in a fast paced environment
  • Possess an interest in developing your skills and sharing knowledge with colleagues
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