World's First News Source Comparison platform
Senior iOS Engineer$60k – $150k • 0.2% – 2.0%
(Not looking for outsourcing solutions)
Ground's iOS app has been showcased by Apple on App Store five times, including being named the 'App of the Day' https://itunes.apple.com/gb/story/id1448672408
Here is how it works (90-sec explainer video): https://youtu.be/tI3uQZ4B5_w
This role essentially owns the iOS product. You will get full visibility and say on design and UX, and also exposure to the downstream analytics and investor feedback. It's a broader role than a typical iOS developer at a startup.
In terms of product features, we are the first and ONLY news app on the market to have news on the Map. Hence, Apple has showcased us 4 times on the App store already and will be shortly featuring us as a Demo App in the Apple Retail stores!
We're currently pushing the envelope on iOS 13 features, interactive push notifications, widget
What we have coming up: paid subscription (launching ‘Spotify for News’) and IAP integration, podcasts, and videos
- Strong experience with Swift including latest features in 4.2
- Experience working with REST APIs
- Experience creating native apps for iPhone and iPad screen sizes
- Knowledge of common libraries for iOS
- Knowledge of Objective-C
IDEAL PAST EXPERIENCE
- Worked on a successful Consumer app
- Rich push notifications
- View animations/transitions
- App extensions - today widget, share extension, intents, notifications
- Siri shortcuts
The position is based out of Kitchener, Canada OR Remote. Preference will be given to candidates based in Canada.