React Native

React Native Developer Job Description Template

React Native leverages common JavaScript skills while allowing a developer to simultaneously target both iOS and Android. Great React Native developers can build apps that feel truly native while using web technologies that are familiar to a wide range of developers. They usually focus on the front end of the product, but they are also adept at understanding the API services and infrastructure with which the app needs to integrate.

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Great React Native developers can build apps that feel truly native while using web technologies that are familiar to a wide range of developers. They usually focus on the front end of the product, but they are also adept at understanding the API services and infrastructure with which the app needs to integrate.

A React Native engineer has a great blend of JavaScript and native platform skills, making them a useful resource for any team that needs to diversify its product across multiple platforms. They know when to pursue a fully native solution, and also when to use JavaScript to maximize code reuse and understandability.

React Native Developer - Job Description and Ad Template

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Company Introduction

{{ Write a short and catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company’s culture, perks, and benefits. Mention office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else that you think makes your company interesting. }}

Job Description

We are looking for a React Native developer interested in building performant mobile apps on both the iOS and Android platforms. You will be responsible for architecting and building these applications, as well as coordinating with the teams responsible for other layers of the product infrastructure. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required.

Responsibilities

  • Build pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms.
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.
  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes—React Native moves fast and often breaks things.
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Transition existing React web apps to React Native.
  • {{Add any other relevant responsibilities here}}

Skills

  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript {{and TypeScript or ClojureScript}} language and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax
  • Knowledge of {{functional or object-oriented}} programming
  • Ability to write well-documented, clean Javascript code
  • Rock solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
  • Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode, Gradle {{Android Studio, IntelliJ}}
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like {{Jest or Mocha}}
  • {{Make sure to mention any other frameworks, libraries, or other technologies relevant to your project}}
  • {{List any education level or certification you may require}}
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