Android Developer
Mindspark - New York, NY

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Mindspark is a leading digital consumer products company that builds, markets and delivers fun and useful “digital snacks” -- popular interactive products that cater to a range of interests. Mindspark’s groundbreaking products are viewed by millions of users daily, and include games, virtual worlds, and a broad range of online experiences. Whatever new digital snacks our users are craving, you’ll join an incredible team that innovates and consistently delivers interactive bytes of goodness to round out our consumers’ daily digital diets.

As an IAC company, Mindspark is part of a family including many of the most successful media and Internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Vimeo and about.com. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine’s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.

Mindspark offers a world-class work environment. With offices in both White Plains and NYC, our remarkable New York City office, designed by arguablely the world’s most famous contemporary architect Frank Gehry, is located 550 West 18th Street on the corner of Eleventh Avenue. We’re in Chelsea, one of New York’s most vibrant neighborhoods, right next to the newly developed and much-loved High Line elevated park.

Why you should work with us?:
We are new team and we are tasked with the challenge of creating the best monetization platform for mobile developers.

Our strategy includes developing a groundbreaking infrastructure for our mobile applications, including iOS and Android libraries, back-end APIs and supporting web sites.

Our engineers innovate constantly and deliver like mad. We strive to ensure that each individual’s talent is recognized and utilized. We rely upon each other to learn, grow and outpace the competition.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implement Mindspark Mobile’s upcoming SDK for the Android platform.

Develop an understanding of our products working from requirements, architecting the system, implementing native components, integrating RESTful services, tracking user interaction and shipping production ready code…and we want you to have fun while doing it.

Help us grow our platform with clever, long-lasting solutions that serve to advance our business.

Bring us what no one else has – a fresh perspective that sets you apart from the pack.

REQUIREMENTS:
BS in Computer Science or similar technical degree (self-learning geniuses are welcome too).

3+ years experiencing developing and shipping high-quality Android applications.

In-depth understanding of the Android SDK and its apps development ecosystem, including subtle differences between OS versions and leading manufacturers implementations.

Hands-on experience developing and supporting reusable Android components. You can write well-abstracted, reusable and efficient code and correctly employ object-oriented design patterns.

Ability to drive efforts and to work independently when needed.

WHAT MAKES US A BIT GIDDY:
You have apps on app stores, a portfolio or a blog, and can share a link with us.
Test-driven development is something you’ve experienced first-hand and know how to most effectively employ it.

Life at Mindspark requires high standards of work, but we return the favor with an abundance of perks. Expect free breakfast, generous vacation, corporate discounts, company wide celebrations, generous tuition reimbursement, and commuter subsidy. In short, it’s a special lifestyle: an extraordinary building, a thriving neighborhood, an amazing company… all in the Greatest City on Earth!

DID WE MENTION BREAKFAST IS ON US…EVERY DAY?
Or how about the fact that we provide unlimited amounts of free soda, bottled water and K-cups galore? We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K and tuition reimbursement, among other cool perks.
Add to that summer outings, team gatherings, ping-pong table, video games, and you’ve got yourself a pretty great deal.
So what are you waiting for? Get your career on the fast track now, and join our team!

About this company
At Mindspark, we conceptualize, develop and strategically market unique digital applications for online audiences across a diverse range of...