24.com is hiring! We are looking for an Android Developer to join the 24.com development team, situated in Cape Town or Johannesburg. 24.com is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile, applications and interactive TV. Centered on News24, 24.com is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa's largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 22 million monthly unique browsers.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- You will be part of an innovative team that develops high profile native apps. You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a young, dynamic, ambitious, multi-skilled team of Developers and Designers, working closely with Product Owners to deliver sound technical solutions based on the needs of the business
- Create compelling device specific user interfaces and experiences
- Conduct research & do proof of concept
- Perform unit testing
- Estimate on development efforts
Skills & Competencies:
- Solid experience of object-oriented programing and design
- Understanding of User Interface Design and Visual Communication
- Comfortable in working in small, fast-paced environment with increased amounts of responsibility and highly collaborative teams
- BSc or B-Tech in Computer Science / IT preferred, though not essential
- 3+ years in Android mobile development
- Experience with XML, JSON, REST
- Experience with Git
- Web Service Design, C# & SQL (not essential)
Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce. Media24’s digital media division, 24.com, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. 24.com is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly. Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.
Disclaimer: Preference will be given to employment equity candidates.