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Dictionary.com - Senior iOS Developer

Job type: (Fulltime) , Job location: Onsite - Oakland, CA , Non-US Applicants: (No)

About Dictionary.com
Think about impacting 50M users in innovative and imaginative ways. We do this every day and you can too. If you are a highly motivated, creative and big thinker who is interested in building next generation Dictionary experiences across web, mobile and social networking platforms, we want to talk to you. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to shape the world’s most popular dictionary for future generations.

Dictionary.com is seeking an exceptional iOS Developer to be a part of a team that is driving and developing best-in-class mobile app experiences. The ideal candidate will have iOS mobile development experience coupled with an understanding of design.  This position will colloborate with our Product and UI/UX teams to strengthen our web, tablet, and mobile products and user experience.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing mobile apps & work with team to design and develop new features for current and future Dictionary.com apps.
  • Explore technical feasibility tradeoffs and consult on solutions
  • Liaison with external & internal resources
  • Deliver clean, well-documented code
  • Perform unit and regression testing
  • Ability and willingness to mentor others on mobile technologies

Qualifications

  • 3 - 4 years development experience
  • CS degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated Objective C and Apple iOS and related APIs, SDKs (such as Cocoa, X-code) and in-depth knowledge of UI constructs
  • Web development skills, including HTML/CSS and Javascript/JQuery
  • Excellent troubleshooter and problem solver
  • Possess ability to adequately size projects and provide status updates
  • Understanding of code documentation best practices and style
  • Strong communication skills with developers and non-technical staff
  • Must learn and work well independently, and also within a collaborative team environment
  • Developed a published iOS app
  • C++ skills
  • Knowledge of app submission/approval process
  • Experience with source control

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