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Lead Developer – iOS for an International Mobile Gaming company
Job ID IT JOBS#127
Location: Sharjah, UAE
Required Skills:

itForte - the specialist IT Recruitment Agency – has been retained by our overseas client to fill a permanent gaming developer for their UAE office.

The company is a rapidly growing international mobile gaming company founded by proven entrepreneurs and specializes in gaming apps for the iPhone and android platforms. It was started in 2010 and is currently working on a number of projects involving cutting edge technology.
Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs)
- Working closely with the Game Designers and other developers to develop exciting games using  the latest tools and utilities  
- Deploying production-grade apps and games on Apple store
- Managing a team of experienced and new mobile developers to deliver high quality software 
- Project planning, defining development schedule, delegating tasks and quality review of the code
- Defining and implement global best practices and standards for UI Design and coding
- Providing periodic updates to the Project Manager on the progress and the project risks
- Continuous research on the emerging technologies, frameworks and market trends to stay up-to-date and competitive
- Training the team in the new technology areas and help them in applying that knowledge in the future projects
Requirements (Qualifications/ Certifications/ Experience/ Skills etc.)
- 4+ years of software development experience
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in developing games and deploying them on app store
- Experience in developing and deploying high quality apps and games 
- Excellent knowledge of Objective-C and iOS 
- Strong expertise in Cocos2d, Cocoa Touch is a must
- Good understanding of multi-threading, asynchronous and parallel programming techniques for enhancing performance
- Self-motivated, organized and with high level of attention to detail
- Familiar with best networking practices like request limiting/caching, content aggregation, batching etc. 
- Expertise in SVN, Cocoa, Xcode, iOS SDK
- Through understanding of Apple Store compliance guidelines and submissions procedures 
- Experience leading a team of mobile developers and UI Designers 
- Proactive and out-of-the-box thinking. 
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology from an Indian or International University
Experience: 4+ years of software development 
Contract Type: Full time and permanent placement.
Location: International | Sharjah, UAE