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Publication or Company Mind Candy
Job Title Android Developer
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Mobile, Social App Gaming
Salary Negotiable
Benefits Stock/Options
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location London, UK
Job Requirements We are looking for truly talented individuals to become an integral part in driving the success of Mind Candy at this incredibly exciting time in our company history whilst we leverage our knowledge of branding to create innovative, new IP.
As a developer you will be challenged to master new technologies that will enable you to innovate. You will work with some of the most talented people in the games industry whilst working in a dynamic and exciting environment creating fun, touch based apps for mobile devices.

The Role:
This is a great opportunity to come and work at Mind Candy, helping to lead an exciting new product that will surprise and delight hundreds of millions of Android users worldwide. This super smart developer will work with an inspirational, smart, fun and engaging team, as well as having the opportunity to work and present to our CEO and Senior Management Team. Culture is super important to us - you'll be humble but have huge aspirations, have a great work ethic, and thrive in an environment where you are creating the future and you have autonomy and responsibility. So, if you are looking to work on a disruptive new product where you believe you can bring real value and make a real difference, we would love to hear from you.


* Gain a thorough understanding of the brand, product and vision
* Work in tandem with the tech team to provide state of the art mobile apps
* Take the lead in designing, coding and prototyping mobile apps
* Integrate with 1st and 3rd party online services such as in-app purchases; social graph, analytics
* Android app development
* Prototyping mobile apps
* Integrating with 1st- and 3rd-party online services such as in-app purchases; social graph; analytics

Desired skills:

* Experience in programming for Android
* Has run an android native project from start to finish
* Open GL familiarity is a plus
* Android NDK experience a benefit
* Experience in programming in Java/ C++/ Objective-C/ C#
* Keen eye for aesthetics
* Knowledge of social/ messaging applications
* Excellent understanding of the mobile app marketplace: games; platforms; and hardware
* Working knowledge of algorithms, math, physics, and performance constraints
* Solid foundation in OOP concepts and design patterns
* Demonstrated ability to work across a company and influence key stake holders
* Excellent project and product management skills ideally gained from working in an agile environment
* Demonstrable experience in playing a key role in the creation, implementation and execution of successful mobile apps
* Creative flair together with an excellent eye for detail
* Experience working on networking applications a bonus
* Previous experience working on Unity applications is highly desirable.
About Our Company So, who are we?

Mind Candy is an entertainment company that creates global brands with online games at their heart. The leading brand, Moshi Monsters, is a fun online world where kids can adopt their very own monster, go on adventures, play games, solve puzzles, be creative, and communicate with their friends. Over 80 million children have joined the site online. Mind Candy has expanded successfully offline into books, magazines, trading cards, toys, videos games, music, mobile apps and cartoons.
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