We are PixelBeard, a digital agency in the heart of Liverpool. We create full-scale platforms for clients such as Sony Playstation, AO, OpTic Gaming, Signature Living and Ellison Europe, to name a few.
We are seeking an ambitious Android engineer with a collaborative spirit and a desire to create world class experiences. Experience in other languages and technologies is desired but not necessary.
What We Do
As experts in our industry, we strive for excellence with robust practices, clean code and pixel-perfect designs. We create native iOS and Android applications, Progressive Web Apps, RESTful API's and powerful, bespoke administration panels.
We specialise in bespoke, full-scale, social networks in the E-Sports, Gaming and Entertainment sectors. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.
What You Will Do
You will be responsible for maintaining and creating, native Android applications from the ground up, following designs to pixel-perfection and providing the smoothest experience to our users. You will follow a test-driven development procedure and be responsible for maintaining and creating a series of components for our reusable, internal libraries.
Develop advanced applications for the Android platform.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
Work with outside data sources and API's.Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.Work on bug fixes, crash prevention and improving application performance and memory usage.
Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximise development efficiency.
Proven Android development experience with examples.
Hands-on development experience in Java & Kotlin.Experience with the Android SDK and development tools.
Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON.
Experience working with third-party libraries and APIs.
Knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.
Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.A passion for development, technology and design.
A desire to learn from others and offer guidance to others.
Date Required: ASAP