Full-Time: iOS Developer, Chicago, IL (VOKAL)


Job Title: iOS Developer

Job location: Chicago, IL

Employer: VOKAL

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description

You are an experienced iOS programmer who consistently delivers on your commitments. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy solving problems in unexplored territories. You get excited about all aspects of an agile development process and look forward to collaborating with clients, other developers, and designers.

This position is based in our home office, located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. We offer a competitive compensation package.

iOS Developer | Responsibilities:

  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing, and enterprise mobile solutions
  • Support and collaborate with clients, other developers, and designers to determine business and technical solutions
  • Continually deliver creative solutions with awesome execution

iOS Developer | Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • BS in Computer Science preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Proven understanding of the intricacies of the iOS platform

iOS Developer | Technical Skills:

  • iOS, Objective-C, C/C++
  • Object oriented design principles
  • JSON, XML, APIs and other web services
  • SQLite and other SQL-based databases (No-SQL is a plus)
  • Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
  • Understanding of caching mechanisms
  • Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Agile development methodologies

iOS Developer | Preferred:

  • Python and the Django framework
  • Standards Compliant HTML/CSS
  • Javascript (Node.js is a plus)
  • Continuous Integration Implementation

iOS Developer | Other Skills:

  • Effectively communicates technical concepts to other technical staff members
  • Effectively communicates with non-technical members of the organization
  • Effectively communicates with clients
  • Demonstrates high quality written communication
  • Demonstrates aptitude for learning new technologies

Company Description

VOKAL Interactive is a 100% mobile focused agency looking for an experienced iOS Developer to join our awesome and extremely talented team. We are a crew of passionate iOS, Android, and Mobile Web developers and pixel perfect mobile designers. We work on amazing projects and solve exciting problems. We are a close-knit group who often end a great day of hacking by having a few beers, playing Minecraft, or sharing a victory in our intramural soccer league. We have a lot of fun while paving the way for the mobile revolution.


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