Job description: iOS developer


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  • Published October 30, 2016
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The rise of mobile usage is driving the need to stay relevant with iOS development. This job description outlines the skills, experience, and knowledge to look for when hiring an iOS developer.

From the job description:

When it comes to hot jobs in the tech sector, few are more consistently prevalent than the iOS developer. The question isn’t who hires developers to work with the mobile operating system for Apple devices—it’s who can afford not to.

Job description
iOS developers create and develop mobile applications on the iOS platform, consistent with the company’s goals and standards. They need to have a thorough understanding of iOS and how it works with different Apple devices and screen sizes. They should also have a working knowledge of the company’s infrastructure and industry needs so they can adapt iOS applications to the firm’s requirements.

iOS developers are expected to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with management and laterally with other departments within the company. Enthusiasm and knowledge of good user experience are important. They may be expected to work with interpreted data sets to improve usability. They should also have strong knowledge of all iOS programming languages and will be expected to keep up with innovations and trends within iOS use.

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