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iOS Developer - Contract (6 months)

PopKey iOS is a new 3rd party keyboard for iOS 8 that offers users the ability to easily insert animated GIFs into SMS message or email.

PopKey is focused on changing the way people communicate through its platform. Our goal is to enhance written language with the expressive art of the GIF. We've been featured in Techcrunch, Mashable, The Verge, Gizmodo, Engadget as well as featured as "Best New App" in the Apple App Store

We are seeking extremely talented, passionate and resourceful iOS Developer - Contract to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Building out a next generation communication platforms via the PopKey project
  • Analyzing application performance and providing product direction
  • Working closely with other team members on product features and direction
  • Must be living or willing to relocate to the Ottawa region

Need to have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering preferred or combined equivalent of education and/or experience
  • 3+ years experience in C/C++/Objective C, Git, Javascript, Xcode, and API integration
  • Swift experience is an asset
  • Solid understanding of application extensions
  • Solid understanding of auto layout concepts
  • Solid understanding of object oriented (OO) analysis and design principles and demonstrated proficiency/expert knowledge in OO design
  • Solid understanding of iOS development environments and tools
  • Familiarity with mobile device security, services and apis
  • Solid understanding of performance issues of mobile devices and applications
  • Excellent communication skills when working with a small team
  • Strong user experience and design sense
  • Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments

Location

Ottawa, Ontario
Canada

Salary

Competitive - 6 month Contract

Apply now at: careers@popkey.co

Senior iOS Developer

For the past 9+ years, the team at WorkshopX have been creating a suite of consumer web businesses. Our brands; CanvasPop, Crated, and DNA11 were all built with a central focus of combining great design and strong engineering.

We are now bringing this same amount of passion into building PopKey. PopKey is a new 3rd party keyboard for iOS 8 that offers users the ability to easily insert animated GIFs into SMS message or email. PopKey is focused on changing the way people communicate. Our goal is to enhance written language with the expressive art of the GIF. We’ve been featured in Techcrunch, Mashable, The Verge, Gizmodo, Endgadget as well as featured as “Best New App” in the Apple App Store.

We are seeking extremely talented, passionate and resourceful Senior iOS Developer to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Building out next generation communication platforms via the PopKey project
  • Analyzing application performance and providing product direction
  • Researching into new product directions
  • Must be living or willing to relocate to the Ottawa region

Need to have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering preferred or combined equivalent of education and/or experience
  • 3+ years experience in C/C++/Objective C, Git, Javascript, Xcode, and API integration
  • Solid understanding of object oriented (OO) analysis and design principles and demonstrated proficiency/expert knowledge in OO design
  • Solid understanding of iOS development environments and tools
  • Familiarity with mobile device security issues and services
  • Experience with deployment of mobile applications
  • Solid understanding of performance issues of mobile devices and applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interaction and design sense
  • Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments

What to Expect

  • Arrive to work later in the morning (if you want) and grab a caffeine boost from our coffee machine
  • We're located in the trendy Parkdale Market, so there are lots of amazing places to eat/play after work - Hintonburger, Taco Lot, and Suzy Q donuts are all amazing!
  • Be a part of an amazing team and work on things that you love.
  • We have a comprehensive benefits package available to all full-time employees.
  • Like to bike? We’re located near the Ottawa River Parkway and Experimental Farm bike paths.

* Please include links to examples of your work and what roles you played in the development

Location

Ottawa, Ontario
Canada

Salary

Competitive

Apply now at: careers@popkey.co