Mobile App Developer at Zippy D, Dundee, £Contract Rate

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  • Dundee, UK
  • Dec 04, 2019
Duration not stated

Contract Description


We are looking for a qualified Mobile App Developer to join our team. You will be responsible for creating customisations and plug ins, updating our existing platform, suggesting changes/modifications plus taking responsibility for its overall look and user experience.

Based at our offices in Dundee, we're looking for someone who loves working within a creative and dynamic team. Our management team is highly pro-active and as a young start-up, we've done all the groundwork to enable us to facilitate growth - we're not talking about local or regional growth, but managed national and UK expansion.

If you're passionate about mobile platforms and translating code into a user-friendly, dynamic app, then we would like to meet you. As our chief developer, you'll be responsible for heading up this brand new department within our company. This will involve recruiting, training, mentoring and motivating future team members. You will be working closely with the MD and marketing team to push our existing web and app platform forward so that Zippy D becomes one of the most exciting mobile applications for our App users.

Your mission, if you chose to accept it, will be to take our existing platform to the next level and build the next generation of our mobile application.


  • Produce fully functional mobile application writing clean code
  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimise performance
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience
  • Liaise with the MD and marketing team to plan new features
  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols
  • Stay up-to-date with new technology trends


  • Proven work experience as a Mobile developer
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the App store or the Android market
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Swift and Java
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Familiarity with OOP design principles
  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to perform in a team environment
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field

Job Type: Contract


  • mobile app development: 3 years (Preferred)