Catwalk Creatives Ltd is an innovative digital technology development company and proprietary owner of a disruptive mobile and web application aiming to bring about a transformative change to the tailors/weavers-client relationship and engagement within the African traditional garment-making and fashion industry.
- Our Vision: The leading digital marketplace where all African tailors and traditional weavers maximize their growth potential.
- Our Mission: Promoting the African cultural heritage expressed through her indigenous textiles and fashion trends to the global community.
- Our values: Treating others as we would like to be treated.
Join our incredible team of smart software engineers and business professionals to change the landscape of the African traditional fashion and garments industry.
As a Mobile developer, you’ll work in a fast-paced environment in collaboration with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications. The successful candidate will also need to be able to demonstrate the application of modern digital development paradigms. Ultimately, you should be able to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications using Flutter.
The developer will be willing to work remotely with the utmost professionalism and a desire to work with a startup for cutting edge growth opportunities. Therefore, the desired Flutter developer must:
Have a basic understanding of Agile development and its application
Be able to write concise, self well-documented codes
Understand how to optimize client-facing software
Demonstrate the requisite social skills and behavioural competencies that are consistent with the company’s values.
Subscribe to the company’s code of conduct and values.
Be a proactive member of the team ready to go above and beyond to fulfil relevant tasks.
If you’re passionate about mobile platforms and translating code into user-friendly apps, we would like to meet you.
Design and build modern and highly scalable apps using Flutter.
Build custom packages in Flutter using the functionalities and APIs already available in native Android and IOS.
Translate and build the designs and wireframes into high-quality responsive UI code.
Write efficient queries for core data.
Use of Model-View-Controller (MVC) as it relates to designing, developing architecture and developing maintainable, testable and functional software that meets product requirements.
Explore feasible architectures for implementing new features.
Resolve any problems existing in the system, suggest and add new features in the complete system.
Suggest space and time-efficient Data Structures.
Follow the best practices in developing applications and also keeping all workflow structured and well documented.
Use CI/CD for smooth deployment.
Document the project and code efficiently.
Manage the code and project on Git to keep in sync with other team members and managers.
Communicate with the Project Manager regarding status of projects and suggest appropriate deadlines for new functionalities.
Ensure security guidelines are always followed while developing the app.
Validate the cloud system to ensure any new changes do not compromise the security of the backend server.
Suggest new features and/or enhancements.
Consulting with our customer-facing representatives about software system design and maintenance.
Interact with the Product Manager to help understand end-user feedback.
Maintaining software through product lifecycle including design, development, verification and bug fixes.
Connect regularly with the Quality Assurance Specialist to deliver stable app.
Resolve all the bugs reported by the Quality Assurance Specialist promptly.
Perform time profiling and memory leaks assessment.
Execute the app verification protocol.
Write tests for the App.
Following company policies and quality procedures to ensure quality product deliverables.
Perform other duties as may be delegated by own manager or senior members of the team.
Desire to work in a startup environment, able to self-manage and work remotely
The ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
Experience in developing two or more iOS/Android apps using Flutter-either deployed on the AppStore/Google Play or available on GitHub;
Proven working experience in software development
3+ years in mobile software development;
Experience with third-party libraries and APIs;
Understanding of the Agile development life-cycle;
Experience with automated testing and building;
Experience with Git, Jenkins, or other version control tools;
Ability to write readable code, create extensive documentation for existing code, and refactor the previously written code into a readable state.
Intermediate+ English skills.
Ability to work with Figma
Strong knowledge of the Heroku platform
Understanding of database and data structure (Postgres and MongoDB)
Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
Good communication skills in English
Understanding of Android Keyboard API;
Experience with optimizing applications for Material Design.
Experience developing recurring/subscription billing solutions.