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Mobile Application Developer

The Distance | App Agency of the Year 2021
Closing date
27 Jul 2021

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The Distance is a creative, digital agency specialising in mobile apps across iOS, Android. We were one of the first App Developers in the UK and are pleased to have been named

as one of the Top 5 UK Mobile App Development Developers. With a wide range of clients ranging from start-ups to blue-chips and public sector companies, including Camden Market, Slimming World, the NHS, Astra Zeneca and SafeStyle UK.

With demand for mobile booming we are looking at growing our development team by employing a full-time React Native App Developer with at least 2 years of digital experience to work in our York office.

The chosen candidate will find themselves developing cutting edge mobile apps for both clients and the company itself using the cutting edge React Native platform.

A successful applicant will show skills and experience, whether personal or professional, in the following:

  • React/React Native (or native app stack)
  • Javascript frameworks (or Swift, Kotlin)
  • Mobile UX
  • XCode/Android Studio
  • GraphQL/XML/JSON web services
  • Self motivated
  • Efficient time manager
  • Problem solver

Training and progression will be considered and offered, tailored to your specific level of experience and aligned with fast-tracked career progression for less experienced developers. We would be happy to support someone making the transition from other mobile development environments to React Native.

Fluent English oral and written communication skills are required as you will often have to engage with the rest of the team and occasionally with clients either on a call or in person.

Finally the candidate must show a keen interest in making the mobile world a career choice. The Distance want to help develop a master of their trade by a supportive environment and additional training opportunities where required.

The role comes with:

  • A competitive salary (depending on experience)
  • Latest MacBook Pro and 4K Monitor
  • Workplace pension
  • Minimum of 31 days holiday entitlement (as we close at Christmas)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular team socials

York is an incredibly vibrant city of culture, with a thriving tech community; there are monthly meetups for all major tech subjects and it has been named "the best place to live in Britain" by the Sunday Times.

  • Submit your covering letter and CV to (agencies will not be considered for this role)
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