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Our digital media company has just recently started using oDesk to work with contractors and are interested in finding a MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPER to work with on a long-term basis. We are looking to find someone that is honest & professional.
This can be a very lucrative position for the right candidate. Show us why you believe that you would be an ideal partner for our company. Please respect our time, serious applicants only.
Preference will be given to candidates with existing Apple IOS and Android certifications or work experience.
- Required responsibilities for this position:
- Designing/prototyping, coding and unit testing of new application features
- Maintenance support of existing software code base for clients
- Updating end user and technical documentation
Skills and Attributes
The following skills and attributes are required for this position:
- 1+ year mobile development experience with iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, or J2ME
- Understanding of current trends in Web technology, including such concepts as web services, social media, mobile applications
- Able to work effectively in a team environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
- Focus on quality delivery
- has designed & developed Web Applications (not mandatory but bonus if you have - please indicate)
The following are desired skills and attributes for this position:
- Knowledge & experience in both Java and .Net
- Knowledge of other technologies such as PHP, Flex, etc.
- Application frameworks: SharePoint
- Web servers: IIS, Apache
From your portfolio, show at least 5 different examples of the BEST MOBILE APPLICATIONS you developed:
1) Project Description - Briefly describe your Role in the Project
2) Indicate the type of APP - (business, social, utility, game, etc…)
3) What type of business was the project for? (Small, Medium, Large or Big Brands)
4) Applied Technologies
5) LINK to the application
6) COST to develop the application
7) TIME it took to develop the application
- How much experience do you have developing software, and mobile apps in particular? And on what platforms do you have the most experience in?
- What is your DEVELOPMENT PROCESS and how do you normally deal with your clients from CONCEPT to DELIVERY? (if you have a PDF, PowerPoint, video, etc… about your work processes, please include)
- What does your Mobile App project lifecycle look like?
- Will you be coding my Mobile App from scratch?
- Will you do all the graphics/User Interface work as well as the backend coding?
- What kind of APPs do you specialize in? (Example, business apps, utility, social, game apps, etc…)
- Do you offer guarantees that users will be able to download my app on third party app sites and on stores like iTunes, Google Play, etc…?
- Have any of your apps won any awards or gained positive recognition on any app review websites?
- Do you have a Rate Sheet you can send us for your different Mobile App Development services?
- Are you open to Fixed Rates? Are they negotiable? Our clients typically send us a fixed budget to work with and deadlines.
- Do you offer package deals for multiple clients?
- What are your payment terms and are they negotiable?
- Do you charge an extra fee for Intellectual Property?
- Do you offer warranty for your work? What are your warranty details? Do you offer a bug fix window after product release?
- Do you offer on-going support to your customers?
- Can I speak to your previous clients for a reference?
*** YOU MUST PROVIDE ALL INFORMATION REQUESTED AND MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS ABOVE TO APPLY. OTHERWISE, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED IMMEDIATELY. ***
Skills: prototyping, blackberry, troubleshooting, .net, apache, pdf, video, graphics