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Nokia Ovi Store Application Developer1

  • Company: uMARK.IT
  • Deadline: Wednesday 15th June 2011
  • Location: Anywhere
Job Description

uMARK.IT is a start-up focused on developing mobile tech solutions to help small business and those organizations facilitating their success. Our first product enables entrepreneurs to record financial transactions on their mobile while our ‘cloud’ server constructs their financial statements for them. The product is being tested by street vendors in New York City, and a partnership with a microfinance institution in Peru is being established to provide more testing and feedback. The second product is a data- capturing platform built on SMS text messages. An NGO in Singapore is using the platform to track data and measure their impact using the IRIS metrics, developed by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Acumen Fund.

Currently, our 2 member team is based in New York City, but we have work experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and SE Asia. Our technical lead has developed numerous web and android products, in addition to experience in commercial finance. The business development lead has experience in the microfinance, non-profit and mobile payments sectors.

App for Nokia Ovi Store
Position Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

Position Description:
We are looking for a consultant to build an app for Nokia’s Ovi store that will act as an interface for our web platform that constructs users’ financial statements. In short, the app will allow small businesses to record and store information about financial transactions then send the data to our web-based server via the mobile web.

We would like to start evaluating proposals as soon as possible.

How to apply

If this opportunity interests you, please contact us at, and we will send a terms of reference document in order for you to realistically estimate feasibility, time and costs. Applicants with previous experience developing apps for Nokia and/or Android phones are preferred.