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Funding1M-5M USD
Employees20
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryWeb 2.0, Consumer, Discovery, E-commerce, Entertainment
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Android Developer

at SeatGeek in NY   —   Mar 27, 2014   |  
Our teamSeatGeek Co-founder, Jackhard at work
Overview
It's a fun time to be building a ticketing app. Mobile ticketing right now is where photo sharing was four years ago (i.e. it's awful). We're changing that.

A few months ago we launched first version of the SeatGeek iOS app. Until then, buying a sports/concert ticket on a phone had involved staring at a fuzzy map of a stadium and trying to figure out where you'd sit. The iOS app has the first interactive (i.e. Google Maps-style) seating charts on phone, and they're big and gorgeous.

We want to bring that same evlolution to Android. But we don't just want to "port the iOS app to Android"...we want to build an elegant, Android-specific experience that takes advantage of the strengths and subtlties of the platform. You'll be in charge of all Android development at SeatGeek. We want SeatGeek to define what it's like to buy tickets on Android for the next ten years, and we're looking for someone to lead the charge.

*** TO APPLY***
Please apply by going to http://seatgeek.dev/jobs/android_developer/ and filling out the short form on that page
Responsibilities
Build the initial, focused (i.e. feature-poor) SeatGeek Android app
Lead the development of all future versions of the Android app as it evolves into the most popular way to buy tickets on a phone
Define the long-term architectural plan for the app
Work with the SeatGeek design folks to build a UI that stands out among the best Android interfaces
Experience
6+ months experience building Android apps (our prototypical candidate would have at least 18 months, but we don't want to exclude talented people with a bit less)
Someone who has developed beautiful, useful apps that are being used by hundreds of people
Skills
An engineer who's comfortable handling plenty of responsibility and can see a project to completion with minimal help and intervention
Someone who cares about building experiences that are used and loved by many
Compensation
- A competitive base salary and equity stake in a well-funded early stage company
- A culture where the product is king
- A laid-back, fun workplace with all endless provisions, frequent team lunches, and social jaunts organized by Eric Waller, our official Social Chair
- The opportunity to write code that is used outside of SeatGeek. We open-source as much of our code as possible.
- A superb benefits package, including full health/dental/vision
- Hackathons: scheduled times when everyone drops what they’re doing and builds cool stuff in small groups
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