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The position: iPad and iPhone developer for Men's Health
Location: New York City
Job duties: Will oversee and grow the brand's extensive applications portfolio, including working with designers and IT specialists to develop new scalable applications. Will develop custom applications and update existing applications by optimizing code and enhancing memory management. Job also requires collaborating with multiple development partners on digital platforms, serving as both partner and brand liaison to ensure quality and optimize the user experience. Will also perform quality assurance testing of all applications before release. Serves as a technical partner to contract developers. Duties also include preparing requests for proposals and assessing statements of work from outside developers.
The company: Men's Health describes itself as the world's largest men's magazine brand. The brand is owned by Rodale, a global media company that operates numerous magazines and also publishes books, including several best-selling diet and fitness books.
Requirements: Must have college degree in computer science plus database experience, including working knowledge of MySQL and APIs. Requires at least one year of experience with UIKit framework. Preferably, candidates should also have experience with Java for Android and Blackberry. Must be comfortable working both in a team environment and alone.
Extra perks: To keep in line with the company's focus on healthy lifestyles, Rodale offers perks such as free or cheap healthy meals and snacks, on-site athletic facilities and regular health screenings. Some of their sites also offer perks like an on-site child care center, a yoga studio and bicycles to use on the bike paths around and between company buildings.
Interesting info: Rodale has repeatedly been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Forbes. The company also operates a 333-acre organic farm in Pennsylvania.
Other opportunities: The company has lots of openings for writers, editors and editorial assistants. They also need contract analysts, digital project managers, video producers and a social media strategist.
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