Native Mobile App Prototype Developer

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We are looking for 3 talented individuals to work for a huge retail company’s Next Generation Mobile team based in London Farringdon. These will be 3-6 months contracts initially, but may have the potential to role on.
The Mobile Experience team is a newly formed group responsible for designing the next generation mobile user experience. Comprised of product and design professionals, they are excited about building a truly great experience for customers which goes well beyond today's offerings. Combining a deep understanding of user needs with the latest technology they are trying to build the next wave of mobile apps and sites that will enable their customers to enjoy a truly cross-channel shopping experience.
This team can offer excitement, good team spirit, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities. You will work in an agile (inspired) development environment and be comfortable working with colleagues on and offshore.

The Role: Prototype Native Mobile App Developer
Reporting into the Design Manager.
We are looking for a UX developer for Native Mobile Apps and services with a keen eye for design and awareness of bringing customer insight into the design and development of mobile products.
Comfortable interfacing with UX, product and technical teams in an agile development environment the UX developer will interface between the mobile experience team and development team using industry tools to create on device prototypes for mobile apps and services.
These prototypes will demonstrate new design elements as well as new product features for customer validation and testing, internal stakeholder review and buy-in and for the development team to implement into software.
The UX developer will need to work alongside UX designers ensuring the proposed design and UX for all mobile products is technically achievable and in the best interests of the customer. The UX developer must have experience working with remote teams and off site development groups.
Technical must haves:
Solid Native Mobile Applications Design experience
Experience with Phonegap or Apache Cordova
Experience with JQuery, Sencha, JQTouch and other Javascript Frameworks
Understanding of Adaptive vs Responsive principles
Creation & Maintenance of Prototype Code Library alongside internal UX team
HTML Experience Essential
Experience of Design through to hands-on prototyping/coding is a prerequisite for this role
Visual Design – Experience in creating visual concepts and designs to create excellent customer experiences, in close collaboration with the, Design Manager, Product Owner and Information Architect.
User Centred Design – Strong experience working with user centred design methodologies throughout the design process
Solid technical understanding – You will need to be technically confident and have a keen understanding of the importance of creating technically sound design that exploits advances in technology to enrich the user experience.

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with a copy of your updated CV, work samples and day rate.