Full-time Position

Austin, TX

Senior Mobile Technologist (Android)

You'll use your technical leadership and breadth of knowledge of Android technologies internally, – leading our team's development efforts and being an essential contribute within the experience and product design groups, – as well as externally, representing Handsome technology in client communication throughout the engagements.

About Handsome:

  • Handsome is a design and technology studio that applies a human-centered approach to creating digital experiences and software products for clients in all industries. Some of our clients include: Nickelodeon, Indeed, Silvercar, Keller Williams, and more.
  • We’re based on the east side of Austin, Texas.
  • We partner with important companies of all sizes to solve important problems for their users, audiences, and customers.
  • We’re a hardworking group of strategists, researchers, designers, and technologists and we take our work seriously.
  • We’re passionate and rigorous about our user-centered design process and this is the main driver for the success of our work and for our clients choosing us.
  • We constantly push each other in order to be better skilled in our craft and make the products we build with our clients look and function at a world-class level.
  • Our office is walking distance to Brew and Brew, Easy Tiger, Pueblo Viejo, and other restaurants, bars, and downtown living.

About You:

  • You are an Android expert who loves to create beautiful mobile solutions.
  • Android SDK, Kotlin and/or Java are your best friends. Your technology knowledge is sharp. You’ve built numerous mobile products over the years and know what it really takes to be a great engineer. You can deliver a product of highest quality without supervision.
  • You’re up on the latest tools and software, and are able to see the value of emerging technologies.
  • You are able to scope, create, and execute technical architecture plans for a product or feature.
  • You are adept at successfully collaborating with design teams to come up with the best combination of creativity and technology. You love design and are eager to collaborate with designers to develop great products. This results in elegant business solutions and features that delight users and clients.
  • You are a valuable participant in meetings with a client or designers and can easily articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience. Your grandma understands what you do for a living.
  • You are an expert in transforming complex motion mockups into usable code. You can reference some of the work you see at https://dribbble.com/handsomemade.
  • You’re excited to participate in meetings with Sales, supporting them with technical information and making clients enthusiastic and confident in their choice to work with Handsome for development. You want to help sell technology strategy. This also means you own pants/dresses and shirts with collars.
  • You’ve got comprehensive leadership skills. You can command a room or mobilize a team toward a common goal.
  • You have experience working with geographically disperse teams.
  • You’re autonomous, you own the work you’re doing and are not afraid to wear many hats when necessary for the success of the product.
  • You’re personable and outgoing. Clear communicator.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with iOS development and technologies
  • Impressive Github profile and good professional reputation in the community.
  • Previous work on projects involving emerging technologies.
  • Thought leadership experience; having a vision for the future of Mobile overall and Mobile within a company or a brand. Great writing and public speaking skills.
  • Back-end general skills desired: You have at least a solid generalist understanding of the systems needed to support web and mobile applications and technologies (AWS, databases, scaling, 3rd party services) and can speak to them.
  • Having former employer references who are still recovering from your departure.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Work from our world headquarters, located on east 6th Street in downtown Austin, Texas (near I-35).
  • Working with the most Handsome people you’ll ever meet.
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance benefits.
  • Flexible paid time off.

Interested? 

Send us a message at careers@handsome.is with your résumé, portfolio of relevant work and anything else you wish us to see and consider.