Interested in working for an innovative budding startup, whilst having a significant impact on the success of a new app? Want to promote the growing movement of #BlackLoveMatters? Join Berry, a new Black-owned dating app based in London and looking to expand internationally!
OUR VISION: With the expanding movement embracing #BlackLoveMatters as well as the rapid growth in online dating, our goal is combining these two concepts in order to encourage openness around dating and relationships within our community.
OUR MISSION: By building a successful platform we also wish to collaborate with and promote Black-owned businesses growing an extensive network by us, for us.
We are currently looking for an experienced iOS developer to play a significant role in the enhancement of our app. Our ideal candidate should understand the dating app industry their code supports and work to identify risks (in code, features, and design) and communicate these to the team. Specific responsibilities include:
Leading architecture and development of the Berry iOS application
Partnering with our UX designer, business managers and back-end engineers to build exciting user interfaces using the latest technologies
Ability to assess feasibility, difficulty, and provide time estimates on implementing new features to an application as well as developing and carrying out robust testing procedures
Communicating technical limitations and roadblocks to the team
Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
Work with backend developers to integrate and consume restful API’s
The expectation would be to take over back end development as soon as possible (dependant on experience and progress in the role).
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or an equivalent
Significant development experience with iOS applications.
Highly proficient in Swift & experienced with Objective C.
Familiarity with agile development practices.
Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with team members
Knowledge of code versioning tools (such as Git, Mercurial or SVN)
Experience with communication and messaging applications and usage of push notifications
Contributed to at least one application on the Apple AppStore
Initial length of role : 3 months (To be reviewed based on performance)