Android Developer Goodreads
Develop new features and improve existing ones for Goodreads users to tap into the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. This is an opportunity to make a big impact and see your work used and appreciated by a huge base.
The Goodreads Android app combines the power and depth of the Goodreads community with an enormous catalog of books and book reviews.
This is an opportunity to be a key player in a small, talented mobile team.
Develop applications for Android phones, tablets and ereaders running the Android OS
Create compelling device-specific user interfaces and experiences and UI prototypes
Write specifications for and help develop on the server side API (Ruby on Rails).
Experience and Skills:
Experience with Android SDK, Java, and related technologies
Experience developing mobile applications
Strong knowledge of an OO language
Strong experience with multi-threading / asynchronous logic
Understanding of the HTTP protocol
Quick learner, with passion for new technologies.
Developing an API (OAuth, XML, JSON, REST, etc.)
Published App in Google Play
Avid reader and Goodreads member
Supportive, friendly and fun
See your work appreciated by millions
Agile, fast paced release cycle
Apply open source, cutting edge technology with continual learning opportunities
Work with bright, talented colleagues
Great location: Downtown San Francisco (Near Market and 1st Streets and near BART)
Successful start-up with a team of 35
We are the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations
We have more than 13 million members who have added more than 400 million books to their shelves
Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. Along the way, we plan to improve the process of reading and learning throughout the world
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|Company Profile:||Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. The site has 16 million members who have added more than 530 million books to their shelves and written more than 23 million reviews. Loved by avid and casual readers alike, Goodreads members can discover new books by seeing what their friends are reading or by using the Goodreads Book Recommendation Engine; share ratings and recommendations; track what they have read, and list what they want to read. Goodreads is also a place where more than 68,000 authors connect with readers. Goodreads is a subsidiary of (AMZN) Amazon.com, Inc.
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