iOS Lead

in Remote

Full time

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Islands is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the community economy. Communities of all sizes can use our software to manage digital assets and pay people and projects globally. Our vision is to create a new community platform that is open and accessible.

We are funded by major VC funds and individuals such as founders and executives from Reddit, Solana, Polygon, Coinbase, Twitch, Shopify, Notion and more.

At Islands, we're looking for a seasoned iOS engineer who can lead our Universal iOS app on iOS and eventually expanding to watchOS, iPadOS and tvOS.
Here's what your day to day responsibilities looks like:
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and backend engineers to design and deliver high-quality products on Apple’s iOS platform by writing, reviewing and maintaining code primarily in Swift and Objective-C
  • Work alongside product and engineering teams to prioritize, design, and develop innovative new experiences that help us meet business objectives while continuously iterating on our core product utility
  • Build custom native user interfaces that are reusable, performant and accessible
  • Drive technical innovation and decision making around building and launching new features
  • Scale the function as the company grows, attracting and developing amazing talent

Here's what we're looking for in an ideal candidate:

  • 5+ years of object-oriented software development experience and at least 3+ years of experience developing native Swift iOS applications for the iPhone or iPad
  • You have a strong understanding of product interface and user experience concepts and a demonstrated record of product design sensibility
  • Experience building and maintaining complex applications from ideation through long term support including API design, unit testing. multithreaded programming, mobile memory management, third party library integrations
  • Demonstrated history of seeing projects from ideation to completion and a desire to drive change within organizations through technical leadership of complex projects and solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to remain accountable and adaptable when dealing with uncertainty or ambiguity

Bonus if you have this:

  • Comfort with cutting edge Apple libraries including Safari Extensions, Universal Apps (watchOS, macOS, iPadOS, tvOS), ARKit and more
  • Comfort with Web 3 wallet libraries including WalletConnect and Coinbase Wallet SDK
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and team oriented
  • Previous startup experience
  • Commitment to long term impact
  • Desire to help build a unicorn

Islands is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our business better. If you think you're a good match for our vision and values, we'd love to hear from you!
We're honored you're considering joining us.