Android Developer - Digital Agency

Recruiter
Conjure Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About Conjure

Conjure is an award-winning digital experience company with a strong track record developing daring, original applications for emerging technology platforms, harnessing the opportunities they present to our global client base of major brands and disruptive startups.

Here at Conjure we have a highly creative, passionate and tech-savvy team that has the perfect blend of youth and experience. We live and breathe the world of apps and connected devices, and our team is encouraged to experiment with the latest tech to ensure that we are always ahead of the curve.


The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and self-starting Senior Android developer to work on internal and client projects. You will be comfortable using new technologies and not afraid to experiment with new things in order to push the boundaries of your knowledge. In return, we offer a great, flexible working environment alongside a small team of talented developers like yourself who you can learn from.

You will be working with other permanent and contracted Android developers and alongside the senior leadership, design and delivery teams. Your involvement in projects will be from scoping through to delivery and will often involve working directly with client product managers

Summary of the Role

We are looking for a mid-weight developer with the ability to take the lead on mobile development projects and work unsupervised if necessary. In most situations you will work in parallel with our iOS team to deliver the Android elements of projects. You will be responsible for delivering scalable, maintainable and secure code. Being a small team, we all contribute towards idea generation/development for our client's.


REQUIREMENTS

Strong understanding of Java, with the ability to take on a project from inception through to delivery
Comfortable working with Android Studio
A minimum of 2 years commercial experience developing Android applications
A minimum of 4 years commercial development experience
Strong knowledge of the Android SDK
Enjoys working in a busy agency environment
You take pride in your work, and deliver quality work because you want to, not because you job requires you to
Have used webservices and APIs communicating over JSON or XML
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to show examples of your previous work (ideally applications in the App store)
You will have used a number of the following frameworks and SDKs: Compatibility Library, Google Maps, Android Annotations, JUnit, Twitter, Crashlytics/Fabric, In-App Purchases, Google Analytics
Knowledge of how to support the various screen sizes, graphics, and interface orientations
Experience of Git (we use Bitbucket)
Proficiency at using a project management and bug systems (we use Jira)
Excellent written and verbal skills


Highly Desirable Skills and Experience

Knowledge of Firebase
RX Java
Some experience and desire to learn Kotlin
Interest in the automotive sector
Exposure to developing or helping with scoping of webservices and APIs
Knowledge of other mobile platforms such as iOS and Windows Phone
Knowledge of the android.graphics framework and animations

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