Mobile Developer (iOS and Android)

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Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/28/2018 12:18 PM)
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Hall & Partners

Job Title - Mobile Developer (iOS and Android)

Location - Leicester


Our Story

Hall & Partners is a global brand consulting agency specialising in brand engagement and communications research. Using a combination of quantitative and qualitative measures, along with advanced marketing analytics, we help brands understand people and build relationships that matter.


We have pioneered the use of smartphones, forums and a social approach to conducting 'in the moment' research and our leading software platforms are used by diverse list of clients for a wide range of applications.


We are passionate about technology and always looking to work on the leading edge of mobile development and cloud based software.


The Team


Our agile development team is responsible for the integration and operation of our web and mobile services. As well as managing the servers, databases and associated technologies on all platforms, the team is passionate about building, innovative, user-friendly and reliable software solutions.


The Role

As Mobile Developer, you will be working in a creative, multi-disciplinary environment and in a technical role. The role will be responsible for the technical design, development and deployment of mobile based software applications for both Android and iOS versions of the applications. This multi-platform approach is designed to increase parity between apps and enable the team to respond to any needs that arise.

Core skills & Responsibilities


You will be responsible for development on both Android and iOS platforms. Familiarity with development practices and release processes for both platforms is essential.


  • Experience with native mobile development for iOS and Android
  • Experience with Java, Android SDK, Swift, SQL, Objective-C, Xcode and other mobile frameworks
  • A passion and knowledge for latest trends in mobile platforms, architectures and technologies
  • Understanding of code repositories and continuous integration (using GitHub)
  • Used to working in Agile or Scrum development environments
  • Experience with JSON formats and integrating with other systems and services
  • Ability to translate product requirements into technical solutions
  • Knowledge in software engineering standards like TDD, OOD, modularity and maintainability


What are we looking for?


In addition to the specific skills needed for the role we are looking for people who:

  • Have a strong background in mobile app development along with some knowledge of website development and backend systems.
  • Are passionate about problem solving and innovation.
  • Enthusiastic, have an inquisitive nature, strong commitment, a 'can do' attitude, and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Enjoy being given responsibility and are good at managing their time and daily workloads
  • Work well in close team environment and enjoy challenging themselves and improving skills and knowledge of the team
  • Are willing to document their technical solutions and development
  • Are good at estimating development effort and updating progress through dedicated tracking tools.


What we offer you



Based on the New Walk precinct in Leicester with our head office in Southbank, London. Our company is full of vibrant, intelligent and committed people; we place a lot of emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, which is reflected in the way we work.


It's hugely important to us that we develop and keep bright people. We want this to be a place where people feel challenged, as well as guided and supported. Everyone has their own career objectives so you always feel like you are moving forward rather than standing still.


We've been told that our culture is unique, it's a difficult thing to put into words but it's all about being challenging yet treating each other with respect. We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.


We nurture opinions and really respect people who have a point of view and aren't afraid to share their thinking. We work as teams and responsibilities sit with everyone in that team, whatever their job title. A can-do attitude goes a long way in our business and we don't tolerate egos!




  • Competitive salary
  • Private healthcare
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary holiday between Christmas and New Years 
  • Additional weeks holiday after 4 years continued service
  • A bottle of champagne and a £50 gift voucher for each birthday 
  • Friday night drinks - finish @ 4pm


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