iOS Developer
Grovo - New York, NY

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Company Overview We ’re looking for innovators and problem solvers who want to have an enormous impact on the world and are passionate about taking on the largest of challenges. We were the first to provide Internet education to the world. We created Grovo to help the world better use web and mobile apps with short-form video courses. Our mission is to be your trusted source of real-time, high quality updates to the web and mobile products you and your friends use.

We launched the website in late 2010. Since then, the community has grown to almost 50,000 members hailing from 145 countries in six continents and includes Fortune 500 paying customers, K-12 school districts, and leading universities like Harvard, Stanford, and CalTech. To date, our NYC-based team has produced 2,500 one-minute video lessons, each of which includes a multiple choice quiz, time-synced transcript, download-able PDF, and glossary terms. Our courses typically contain 10-50 video lessons; we currently cover 100 unique web/mobile products and provide strategies to use them best.

About half our coursework can be watched for free. For more advanced courses, we charge $9/month or $99/year for unlimited access to current and new coursework we create every week. We deliver coursework via our social learning platform, which is also proudly produced in our NYC-based office. Grovo has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, and TechCrunch, and we have raised venture financing from some of Silicon Valley ’s most prestigious investors.

Position Description Join Grovo ’s talented engineering team and lead the development of our iPad and iPhone applications. You will be a critical member of the team as we push our mobile presence to a global audience. You will work closely with our Mobile Product Manager, Director of Product Management, and Director of Engineering as you define and build the mobile architecture, develop the core application, and maintain and upgrade the application as part of our agile development cycle. You will report to our Cofounder " CTO, Surag Mungekar.

Essential Functions Define the architecture of the app Understand the core functionality and desired user experience Lead all development efforts; from creating the UI based on our mockups to the business logic that drives the product experience Integrate the app with our API, by coordinating with our development team and Director of Engineering Define test cases and perform quality assurance on the app for each release Maintain and add new features based on our agile development process Job Qualifications 2+ years experience with iOS development, using iOS 5 SDK, Xcode, Objective-C, Cocoa and UIKit Proven success in developing functional front-ends from Photoshop mockups and building a sleek, immersive user experience based on best practices Successful past integrations of the iOS video player and player UI skinning/customizations Strong understanding of REST API ’s, app architecture and the integration therein Knowledgeable of the various methods of data persistence and offline data access within iOS apps Successful past implementations of in-app purchasing/billing functionality Strong understanding of mobile analytics and integration with Google Analytics Portfolio of successfully deployed iOS apps released in the App Store Preferred Venture-funded start-up experience HTML5 and Javascript experience Knowledge of iOS 6 and its new features Located in NYC or willing to relocate for the right opportunity Personal Love the web, mobile and technology Own an iPhone or iPad Grow a product that helps people and adds value Always loves a good challenge Self aware with integrity Thrive in a fast-paced environment Confident and fun Compensation Competitive compensation, stock options, free drinks and snacks, health and dental benefits, and video games

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