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Lead iOS Developer

You will be working for LuckyTrip as Lead iOS Developer


***Picked by Apple for 'Best of 2015'***

LuckyTrip is a brand new app that lets you find a trip in one tap. We find :

- Somewhere to go: the cheapest flights from Skyscanner

- Somewhere to stay: the best places to stay from Booking.com

- Something to make you happy: unique handpicked things to do, chosen by us

We’re a small team, we just launched in September and the response has been amazing:

- Featured by Apple on the front page of App Store as one of ‘Best New Apps’ (3 weeks in a row) and the top app for ‘Find a city-break in Europe’. Whilst featured, we also made it into the top 10 Travel Apps in the UK – up there with Uber, AirBnB, Expedia and Skyscanner.

- Currently the featured banner at the top of the Travel Page on the App Store.

- Featured by Techcrunch, ProductHunt, Evening Standard, Scotsman, City AM, Tnooz, picked for ‘Best Apps of 2015’ lists



We’re a small team that love what we do, and we’re based in Hackney Downs Studios – A creative hub of small businesses with onsite bar, restaurant and gardens.

You’ll work closely with the founders to:

Develop LuckyTrip v2.0
Develop LuckyTrip for iPad
Manage versions across multiple countries (we plan to launch internationally next year)
Develop an Apple Watch app a bit further down the line maybe!
Provide ongoing maintenance & bug-fixing



We’re looking for someone who is passionate, enthusiastic, full of energy and an excellent team player. You’ll have a ‘can do’ attitude and look for solutions, not problems. You’ll also get excited about Travel & Startups!

Key skills:

Previous commercial iOS development experience
Apps published in the Apple App store
Excellent Objective-C knowledge
Broad understanding of UI and UX concepts and their application within an iOS app
Experience working with third party API’s
Experience with third party libraries (PODs)
Experience in developing apps for iPhone and iPad
Experience with Subversion

Desirable skills:

Experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript.
Experience with Photoshop.
Cross-device testing experience.
Experience with Android development.
Experience with Swift.



Salary + equity options


If this tickles your fancy, please get in touch with some information about you and your experience, along with your CV and links to relevant previous work. Thanks!

The Company

Why work for us:

We're one of the UK's most promising startups, recently picked by Apple for 'Best of 2015'.

We're a young / small team based in Hackney Downs Studios. We love what we do and it's a really fun place to work.

We have global ambitions and are growing super fast!

About us:

LuckyTrip - A complete trip in just one tap. Where will luck take you? Introducing the easiest way to find great trips. Just set your budget and let the button decide. - Somewhere to go - the cheapest flight prices from Skyscanner - Somewhere to stay - the best places to stay from Booking.com - Something to make you happy - unique handpicked activities chosen by us Save your trips, share them with friends and book, all from your iPhone. Download for iPhone: http://apple.co/1SYmbEG Visit our website: www.luckytrip.co.uk

The Job

Team/Dept: Engineering team

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: £40,000 - £50,000 + equity


This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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Fun & small team. exciting / fast growing product (picked by Apple for 'Best of 2015'), cool office :)