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World's First News Source Comparison platform

Senior iOS Engineer

$60k – $150k • 0.2% – 2.0%
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(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' itunes.apple.com/gb/story/id1448672408

Here is how it works (90-sec explainer video): youtu.be/tI3uQZ4B5_w


ROLE:

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

REQUIREMENTS

- 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
- MapKit
- Rich push notifications
- Auto-layout
- View animations/transitions
- App extensions - today widget, share extension, intents, notifications
- Siri shortcuts
- Firebase
- StoreKit
- IAP

LOCATION

The position is based out of Kitchener, Canada OR Remote.
Preference will be given to candidates based in Canada.