Creative Media: iOS Developer

Contact Information

Name: Alex Park


You can visit the Creative Media website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $14.25/hr

Work Study: n/a

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs / wk

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0017-1053-2015

Last Date to Apply: Jan. 15, 2018


To synthesize and update existing ASUCD iOS apps, including the UC Davis Mobile app, and work in a team environment to design and build the frontend and backend for the apps, including collaborating with IET on the Android version of the UC Davis Mobile app.


Will work individually and under supervision to develop robust and maintainable iOS apps; this process will include meeting with clients to gather specifications, collaborating with graphics designers to implement designs, and deploying new features to users and backend APIs to production servers. Will also assist in support tasks related to the app.


Must demonstrate good independent learning and organization skills. Must exemplify frontend and backend expertise, including user experience design skill and an understanding of computer networking (particularly HTTP). Must demonstrate core understanding of the iOS Human Interface Guidelines and best practices for developing iOS apps.
Must demonstrate fluency in Swift and/or Objective-C, Core Data, and JSON.
Must be comfortable working in a UNIX environment; and have a basic understanding of file permissions, SSH, Vim, and Git source control. A working knowledge of web programming frameworks such as Django, Bootstrap, or Flask is a plus.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  4. Please describe your previous work experience, emphasizing the challenges you've faced in your respective positions.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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