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Jobs Weekly: Mobile App Developer, Senior Communications Manager and more

May 29, 2018 · 4 min read
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Below is a compiled list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply.

Mobile App Developer (Hybrid) at  Imagine Concepts


  • Job type: Full time
  • Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
  • Application deadline: June 13, 2018

Responsibilities

  • Development and maintain hybrid mobile applications
  • Experience in the front-end development lifecycle, including user interface design, HTML development across different form-factors and devices
  • Experience in the front-end development lifecycle, including user interface design, HTML development across different form-factors and devices
  • Develop exceptional customer experiences using latest technologies
  • The candidate will partner with product management and create prototypes to test new features or entirely new applications on current and future online platforms
  • The candidate will Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • The candidate will integrate the services with telecom operators.
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • The position requires constant communication with colleagues.
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling websites/Applications
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Positive attitude: get fun out of finding elegant solutions and team spirit
  • Willingness to take responsibility for your work and deliver great results

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is preferred
  • 4+ years of developing mobile web applications/Hybrid apps across devices
  • 3+ years of developing web portals
  • Strong understanding of Android operating platforms.
  • Strong experience in React Native, AngularJS Framework.
  • Excellent programming skills in C#, XAML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, REST, JSON specific for hybrid mobile application on various mobile platforms.
  • Experience with mobile IDEs and Hybrid app development (preferably using Xamarin)
  • Experience with architecture design concepts and techniques and the ability to communicate and evangelize those concepts to a broad-based team.
  • Understanding of various development methodologies, including Traditional Waterfall and Iterative Development Methods (Unified Process and Agile)
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to triage technical issues and drive resolution with cross-functional teams.
  • Communication, negotiation and facilitation skills are required
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with people in all levels of the organization (cross-functional, on/shore technical teams and senior management)
  • Experience with source control (such as Git), Swift/Objective C, JAVA

How to apply: Interested applicants should send a mail to jobs@iconcepts.com.ng.

Senior Communication Officer at International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Abuja
  • Application deadline: June 3, 2018

Responsibilities

  • Support the cluster office with communication needs.
  • Support the National Society communications capacity on the ground and act as a spokesperson for international media when required.
  • Collect, analyse and transform data from the field into key messages and calls for different stakeholders and audiences.
  • Support the National Society in identifying key humanitarian issues to be addressed to the public, media and donors on the situation on the ground and the humanitarian response.
  • Work closely with the IFRC team to produce facts and figures, key messages, reactive lines and promote different IM products.
  • In collaboration with the National Society, work on advocacy messages to address the different issues linked to the current operation.
  • Provide context analysis and draft communication pack with key material (facts and figures, key messages, press releases etc)
  • News releases (as needed), videos, photographs with captions, and qualified spokespeople contacts are immediately developed and made available to media and key stakeholders. If security allows, facilitate media field trips to the operational areas
  • Maintain a social media presence throughout the operation utilizing IFRC communication tools.
  • Support the appeal using people at the community level (Write stories and interviews, web stories, blogs, video footage and photos with extended captions, provide basic audio-visual material)
  • Share any communications material created through this appeal with IFRC for use on various communications channels including the IFRC Africa Region web page
  • Facilitate National Society and IFRC in pitching media stories and professionally handling media inquiries with broadcast, print and online media/social media.
  • Support the launch of the emergency appeal and other major milestones throughout the operation using people-centred at the community level.
  • Produce/assist in the production of advocacy messages in collaboration with National Societies to address the different issues linked to the current emergency operations (Health, Shelter, Cash Transfer, WASH, DM etc.)

Requirements

  • Relevant University degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or International policies
  • At least 5 years of experience working as journalist/press officer and/or Communications/Policy Officer
  • Experience in managing communications issues in complex and delicate situations
  • Experience in building media contacts
  • Experience in emergency response
  • RC/RC experience

How to applyInterested applicants should apply here.

UI Designer at Imagine Concepts

  • Job type: Full time
  • Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
  • Application deadline: June 13, 2018

Responsibilities

  • Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams. Ability to collaborate closely with developers, copywriters and designers.
  • Create, improve and use wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicate your interaction ideas using any of these methods.
  • Present and defend your design decisions. All your design decisions should be based on the overall design roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles (i.e. color theory, visual weight, etc.)
  • Continually keep yourself and your design team updated with the latest changes in your industry’s standards.

Requirements

  • Over 3+ years of experience with a proven track record.
  • Strong portfolio to be presented and defended during the interview.
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, UXPin, Marvel, Figma
  • Creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process.
  • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centred design.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
    Qualifications

How to apply: Interested applicants should send a mail to jobs@iconcepts.com.ng.

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