Mobile Developer

Recruiter
Bloom & Wild
Location
Kennington
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We’re Bloom & Wild, the UK’s most loved online florist. We’ve created a flower experience unlike any other by innovating at every stage of the journey. We are looking for a Mobile Developer to help grow our team and take our apps to the next level.

We are looking for someone with a passion for mobile technologies and taking ideas from sketches to live code. You will take responsibility for quality at every step along the way, whether it’s testability, UX or architecture.

There’s stacks of room to make your mark by applying your initiative, expertise and experience to help realise our roadmap. You’ll be joining a close-knit team and get the chance to help shape how we work, and inspire others, while using the latest technologies to help us create the best possible customer experience.

The Role
* Our iOS and Android apps are native, with our iOS app built originally in objective-c and is making its way to being 100% Swift
* We’re big on feature flags, AB testing, XCTest for automated testing and Fastlane for app store submission
* We’ve got many challenges ahead such as UI/UX improvements, personalisation, technical debt and more automation
* Alongside being part of the team maintaining 3 different apps (check out our blog for the third app - https://medium.com/code-wild), you’ll be able to work with other B&W teams - from building Slack bots to integrations into other systems and playing with the latest technologies during our regular all company hack-days

We’d Love You To Have
* An eagerness to learn, be fast-moving and pragmatic, favouring working on usable MVPs, and using real customer feedback to continuously iterate and improve our tech
* Experience working as a mobile developer building native apps on iOS and are up to date with the latest Cocoa & iOS trends
* Familiarity in testing, specifically unit tests and hopefully have dabbled with automated functional testing
* An understanding of scrum and agile development
* Comfortable working with developers of all skill levels, using code reviews, pair programming and other techniques to improve the team as a whole
* Worked with RESTful APIs and ideally you have contributed to the design of new APIs (ours are written in Ruby on Rails, using JSONAPI)

Working Environment

We’re hard-working with a relaxed culture, supportive of flexible working, with a strong and collaborative vibe. Everyone is very sociable, with regular company-wide lunches, drinks and Bloom & Go Wild trips. We use the best bits of agile with a real focus on learning, through retros, stand-ups, code reviews and plenty of chances to pair up and solve problems.

You’ll get first-hand experience of rapid product development, incredible growth curves and everything else that comes with being part of a young, exciting business.
When you start you’ll be able choose whatever laptop you need to get the job done, a widescreen monitor to plug into and whatever other tools you need. Plus 26 days holiday, a competitive salary (with regular reviews and feedback), and other perks.

We actively encourage applications from people with a variety of backgrounds, experience and perspectives. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under represented at Bloom & Wild.

About Bloom & Wild

Bloom & Wild launched to the public in September 2013. We have closed 5 rounds of funding (most recent round was a £15m growth equity round backed by leading European brand and tech investors), and were recently named the second fastest growing company in the UK by Deloitte, having grown by 13,000% in just 4 years. We won the Good Web Guide ‘website of the year 2016’ award, have been listed as one of Apple's Top 25 apps of the year, and are part of the Tech City Future Fifty programme (previous alumni include ao.com, Just Eat, Graze, Farfetch, Made.com).

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