Cutting Edge Android Developer Wanted

Full-time CloseComms in Newport

Cutting Edge Android Developer Wanted

We are currently looking for a talented and enthusiastic Android developer to expand our small team. The day-to-day role will predominantly entail creating Android applications for our products and clients.

We are CloseComms, we create mobile app experiences, websites and other digital media.

Does this sound like you?

  • You are the type of person who is passionate about Android development, digital media and the internet, with an almost obsessive interest in everything you do
  • You write well designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practises
  • You can integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • You stay tuned-in to emerging technologies and industry trends, and apply them into operations and activities
  • You work well under instruction and can follow a design a brief, but are still able to add your own touch if required
  • You have confident communication skills
  • You want to work in a dynamic environment with a rag tag bunch of misfits in a cosy office inside a muddy park


  • Ability to develop new native Android apps from scratch, mostly working from prototype designs
  • You can improve, maintain and implement new features on existing Android apps
  • Apply a user-centric approach (human centric design)
  • Ability to work in in a fast-paced environment, to learn on the fly and apply
  • Great attention to detail
  • Able to manage workloads over multiple projects
  • Creative skills with creative thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure to tight deadlines
  • A collaborative and flexible team player
  • Talent with the right attitude to succeed

Key skills required:

  • BSc Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience
  • Strong Java and Android development skills
  • Proven record of developed Android apps
  • Experience with outside data sources and API's (JSON, Rest, XML)
  • Experience across the full mobile application development lifecycle
  • Experience with Git, SVN or similar
  • Familiarity with basic Linux Shell commands
  • Proponent of test driven development (TDD)
  • Strong UI development skills
  • Object-oriented programming and design skills
  • Understanding of design patterns and best practices
  • Plan and organise own work and manage dependencies
  • Continually strive to innovate and push the boundaries of technologies

Additional desirable skills:

  • Good understanding of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP
  • Experience using social media APIs 
  • Analytics
  • SEO
  • Security
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • PowerPoint
  • Word

If you think this shoe fits, then we’d love to hear from you, email your cv to workforus@closecomms.com- please include Android Developer Job in the subject line.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Published at 31-03-2016
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