Job Description

Are you the engineer your peers go to with their hardest problems when they’re stumped? Then you’re the only kind we hire. That’s one of the secrets to LIVESTRONG.COM’s rapid growth to become the largest food and fitness site on the web, with tens of millions of monthly visitors. Come see what it’s like to take on high-impact projects every day on popular apps, in an environment buzzing with smart people who understand and respect what you do. We combine the stability and resources of a successful company with the relaxed atmosphere of a startup and the mindset to stay agile as we grow.
Mobile apps and gadgets/wearables are exploding in the health and fitness space, and LIVESTRONG.COM has the head start of a huge base of committed users to give great apps the right exposure to take off. We’re looking for a mobile app developer to lead the development and maintenance of Android apps. The developer will work closely with the business owners, product management and the engineering team during the entire product lifecycle, from concept to delivery and post launch support. 

  • Work with the engineering team and product management team to conceptualize, build, test and release apps
  • Work alongside the web developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps
  • Work directly with developers and product managers throughout the entire app life cycle from concept, design, development, testing and release
  • Build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies

Skills & Requirements

  • 3+ years of mobile application development experience
  • Experience with Android APIs and frameworks
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Experience with JSON and XML
  • Experience building complex Android apps that have been successfully released to the marketplace
  • Fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Self-starter; oriented towards over-delivering to expectations instead of delivering / meeting expectations
  • Must be a committed team player and able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast pace environment where business priorities can change quickly
  • Exceptional analytical aptitude and attention to deal
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong passion for learning and creating new products and features
  • Experience with Git or version control systems

About Demand Media

Demand Media (NYSE:DMD) informs, entertains and connects millions of people every day. Through a portfolio of vertical web properties reaching more than 100 million monthly visitors, a global network of digital partners, and a breakthrough content studio, Demand Media publishes what the world wants to know and share. Join the company that is shaping the future of media – how it’s created, consumed and shared!

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