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Mobile Applications Developer1

  • Company: After 6 Creatives Limited
  • Deadline: Tuesday 19th March 2013
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

We are looking for a Female mobile app developer handling the development and maintenance of Android, Ovi Store, Blackberry and iPhone apps. The developer will be part of the app lifecycle right from concept stage until delivery and post launch support. Apps will be mainly content based and integrated closely with web sites. In addition to delivering the product the successful candidate will be heavily involved in driving the After 6 mobile strategy.

Tasks will include:

  • Acting as principle Ovi/Blackberry/iOS/Android developer.
  • Working closely with other mobile app developers
  • Working directly with developers and product managers to conceptualize, build, test and realize products to app stores and support
  • Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions
  • Build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects
  • Working along the web developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps
  • Working with the front end developers to build the interface with focus on usability features
  • Standardising the platform and in some cases apps to deliver across multiple brands with minimal duplication of effort
  • Optimising performance for the apps
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies
  • Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Attend industry events/ conference – both attending and presenting

The web developer should have:

  • Proven commercial software development experience – desktop and mobile
  • Published examples of mobile applications on the App store or the Android market
  • Excellent knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles
  • A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products
  • Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
  • A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging media landscape
  • Ability to multi task and good time management skills
  • Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team
  • Excellent scoping and estimation skills
  • Excellent testing/ QA skills
  • NExcellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments locally and internationally 

How to apply

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