iOS / iPhone social app

iOS / iPhone social app


Job Description

Los Angeles based startup seeks experienced iOS developer and/or designer to create a social app (for the iPhone first). The app will be social and creative, and its design will be simple and elegant. Its phased launch will have celebrity support as one of the co-founders is a known actor. If you're looking for an opportunity to work closely with a group of friends that moves fast, please review the job specs below and contact us. We are not an agency, we try to ditch our egos, and we love fun, food, and being creative.

Candidate must be comfortable working remotely with existing personal computer setup and be willing to sign a standard NDA before receiving the product brief / wireframes and meeting in person/via Skype.

What you'll be doing:
- Developing an iPhone application
- Refining business requirements to produce app's architecture and backend database structures
- Implementing UX and UI design
- Prototyping new & redesign features
- Communicating daily and weekly progress against a timeline

Basic Qualifications:
- A portfolio of work that you can share (or apps in the App Store you worked on)
- 2+ years experience in mobile application development (with iOS SDK, Objective C, and/or Cocoa Touch)
- Experience building complex iOS apps that have been successfully delivered to customers
- Experience in understanding large and complex code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable
- Proficient in the following technologies: Java language and related frameworks, Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
- Understanding of caching mechanisms

Bonus Points:
- Ideally, we'd love to work with a developer/engineer AND a designer, so any Photoshop/Illustrator proficiency, alongside a portfolio of graphic design work
- Los Angeles based
- B.S. or M.S. Computer Science and/or 2 to 4+ years in relevant work experience
- Android experience
- Experience with XHTML, HTML5, Javascript, jQuery Mobile (The app may have a simplified front end website sharing component.)
- Strong coding abilities and experience with Java
- A sense of humor, an open mind, a love for your work
- Portfolios that show a focus on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively
- Flexibility for compensation in form of profit sharing and/or hourly fee independent contractor arrangement

How to apply:
- Email resume and links to active projects to resumes[at]

Skills: basic, design, prototyping, mobile-application-development