Pocket is hiring an

Android Developer

San Francisco, United States

At Pocket we love what we do, but more importantly we are building something that millions of people love, too. Pocket has become essential to how people discover and consume content on any device.

If you are passionate about using technology to improve people's lives, we believe Pocket has challenges in front of us that will excite you. We're a small team and that means lots of opportunity to own things from start to finish that have tremendous impact on large numbers of people, across many different devices and platforms.

Our Android app is a first class citizen here at Pocket. We happily respect the conventions of each platform that Pocket is on. We love to take advantage of any new Android features that are compelling for our platform and honor its design and UX conventions. On Google Play we are one of the top news apps, as well as a "Top Developer" and featured as an Editor’s Choice.

What you’ll do:

  • Own key aspects of Pocket on the Android platform.
  • Contribute daily to decisions affecting the future of Pocket and its mobile platform.
  • Build UI, working directly with designers to create implementations of new and updated designs, animations, and interactions.
  • Construct architectures that power all of the UI and bring the app to life.

What you already do:

  • Contribute to one or more high quality Android apps, built in Java.
  • Know the Android SDK inside and out.
  • Have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) and at least 2 years experience developing for Android.
  • Constantly learn and experiment with new technologies.
  • Possess a natural eye and passion for good design.
  • Experience with Javascript, CSS and HTML5 considered a plus.

To apply, send us your resume, along with:

  • One or more Android apps to which you have contributed, ideally available in Google Play or the Amazon Appstore.
  • Bonus: Links to personal projects that show you are passionate about solving problems and building great user experiences.