Wattpad is a growing consumer technology startup based in Toronto. We are the world’s largest community for reading and writing, and we aim to enable the future of storytelling through a new experience that enables the creation of personal connections through millions of new stories.
Want to work on a 5-star iOS app that has been featured internationally on the iTunes App Store and is used by millions of people every month? Tired of fixing bugs in maintenance-only projects or always shipping the prototype to meet unrealistic deadlines? As an iOS developer at Wattpad, you’ll be improving our constantly evolving app by developing new features and redesigning existing ones. We’re committed to giving people a great user experience and we push to the App Store every two weeks, so we need someone who appreciates best practices and takes pride in the quality of their code and designs.
What you will be doing:
- Work as a principal member of the iOS team to support existing products, design and develop new features, and rapidly prototype new product concepts
- Work closely with our design and product teams to customize the Wattpad experience for the iOS platform
- Explore new technology to make us more more efficient
- Prototype your own ideas during our monthly Hack Friday
What we're looking for:
- 2+ years building UX focused iOS apps using Objective-C/C++
- Ability to understand and debug large and complex code bases
- Expert knowledge of Xcode, Instruments, and iOS frameworks
- Experience writing asynchronous and networking code
- Well versed with Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines
- Git experience is preferred
- Shipped multiple iOS titles and can provide samples
- Contributions to open source projects are also welcome
What we offer:
- Competitive salary & career growth
- Meaningful equity (stock options)
- Health benefits, fully covered on us!
- Transit pass, choice of technology, flexible hours
- A beautiful office in downtown Toronto, with easy access to transit
- And a whole lot more!
- Date Posted:
- Oct 29, 2015 1:01 AM PDT
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Great stories bring people together! Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad... more