Mobile Application Developer

StudioLabs is a full-service creative technology and digital production shop that operates without limits. No idea is too small to love, and no project is too big to be handled with detail-oriented care. For over 16 years, StudioLabs has served direct clients and agencies, as well as funded startups and software shops. We understand the digital landscape; navigate it; and collaboratively release thoughtful, stellar work into the real world.

For over 16 years, StudioLabs has served direct clients and agencies, as well as funded startups and software shops. We understand the digital landscape; navigate it; and collaboratively release thoughtful, stellar work into the real world.

While they represent only the tip of the iceberg, StudioLabs’ clients include direct relationships like Sirius XM, Estee Lauder, and ESPN, as well as agencies like Momentum Worldwide, 360i, and Young & Rubicam, and SaaS companies like Zype and Symphony Commerce.

StudioLabs is on the lookout for a Mobile Application Developer to create breathtaking native mobile apps. Do you thrive on building world-class apps and have at least 3 years of relevant experience? We want to hear from you! This position is open to full-time candidates in both our NYC and Buffalo, NY locations, as well as to contractors elsewhere in the US and abroad. All applicants must be able to work a full 40-hour work week

StudioLabs offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, and flexible work hours. Check out our Stack Overflow company page here to learn more about our culture, employee benefits, and the services we provide to our customers.


  • A mobile application developer with at least 3 years of professional work experience, and must have experience with: iOS development (ObjC and Swift)
  • Proficient with React Native
  • Comfortable using Android and iOS SDKs and managing multiple versions for a variety of devices
  • Knowledgable in mobile-specific functionality, such as location, push notifications, camera interaction, and cross-app interaction
  • Proficient with RESTful API architecture
  • Knowledgeable in mobile security standards and best practices
  • Able to develop apps that use both APIs and business embedded logic to achieve the mobile app’s desired functionality
  • Comfortable developing apps where both the user experience and business functionality are equally important
  • Able to optimize apps for performance
  • Knowledgable of version control systems, such as Git.
  • Great at communicating with developers and other StudioLabs team members
  • A cross-disciplined person who is not afraid of maintaining a production application whilst capable of learning new technologies and putting them into practical use
  • A team player who enjoys working in small teams to accomplish big things


  • Document daily progress on work items & communicate to appropriate stakeholders by updating assigned tickets and logging time
  • Work out of hours, when appropriate, to support major implementations or to react to high priority service issues
  • Guide development of tools, infrastructure, and processes within the configuration, build and release process
  • Build native apps for iOS devices
  • Perform unit and functional testing to ensure the quality of work
  • Create and execute automated testing
  • Work with the product owner to define enhancements and potential gaps in requirements
  • Identify and integrate third-party components as needed to quickly achieve the desired functionality
  • Experiment and create a proof of concept prototypes for new features as needed
  • Participate in peer design reviews, code review, and testing to ensure quality releases
  • Provide assistance, training, and/or mentoring to less-experienced engineers and other team members
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Math/Physics or equivalent professional work experience
  • Must be able to multitask, manage details, and keep sight of overall objectives
  • Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines within a dynamic environment
  • Needs to possess an exceptional ability to effectively communicate both verbally and non-verbally, with technical and non-technical personnel
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent priorities spanning new mobile development projects as well as applications maintenance and support
  • Individual must have a strong technical foundation as well as a full understanding of common coding standards and configuration management
  • Understand the complete deployment lifecycle from design, build, test, and deployment
  • Familiarity with one or more version control systems (Git)
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills, and able to learn new technologies quickly


  • Android development experience (Java)
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, mobile memory management, and performance tuning
  • Experience automating UI and unit tests using relevant testing frameworks
  • Have released and maintained at least five Android applications in the Google Play Store
  • Have released and maintained at least five iOS applications in the Apple App Store
  • Familiarity with real-time streaming
  • Client-facing communication skills


  • Must be able to communicate effectively with many types of clients – those who are technically savvy as well as clients who look to us for technical advice
  • The candidate should have strong communication skills, possess the ability to present complex technical information to a wide range of audiences, from other technical staff to senior management, and be willing to share knowledge freely
  • Must be able to collaborate with in-house project management / product ownership team to keep the project running smoothly
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently
  • All full-time US-based applicants must be able to work legally in the U.S. Off-site consultant candidates must be able to overlap Eastern Time by at least 5 hours each day
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