Interface Engineer

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Posted 24 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameMargaret Smith

Job description

We’re looking for an Interface Engineers on behalf of Procreate, a company dedicated to crafting exceptional creative tools that empower millions of users worldwide. You’ll join Procreate's dynamic product team and play a pivotal role in building and enhancing next-generation products and features.

As an Interface Engineer, you will be a design-focused professional with an innate ability to create seamless user interfaces and engaging digital interactions. Reporting directly to the CTO and collaborating across teams, including product care and executives, you will work closely with Designers to bring prototypes to life and iteratively address user experience challenges.

One of the driving factors behind Procreate’s success is their close-knit teamwork. They believe the key to invention is the open flow of ideas and collaboration — revelling in the creative process and taking the time to hone their craft. Together they’re dedicated to building creative software that is powerful, accessible, and intuitive. They're not afraid to rethink, iterate and persist until they create the perfect product. This approach has led to two coveted Apple Design Awards and being the best-selling app on iPad for the past six years running.

Your responsibilities…
  • Work with Designers to turn prototypes into shippable products
  • Uphold our exacting standards for usability and functionality
  • Develop and maintain software, find and fix bugs, implement ongoing updates and publish products to the App store
  • Create custom controls, aesthetically pleasing layouts and seamless animations
  • Continually improve, refine and push technological boundaries
  • Strike a balance between adhering to design principles and creating innovative and unique experiences for users
  • Solving complex and unique technical problems
  • Think outside the box to create custom and unique software solutions
  • Depart from the specifics of a brief or the parameters of a particular method to fully flesh out an idea or concept
  • Protect quality, ensure performance and show care for users
  • Prioritise performance and quality with the end goal of producing software which delivers at the apex of functionality and aesthetics
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Able to identify emerging technology and trends to improve development efficiency
  • Experience in dynamic and fast-paced start-ups/scale-ups
  • Good working knowledge of third-party libraries and APIS and the full mobile SDLC
  • Familiarity with Apple’s design language and their Human Interface Guidelines (HIG)
  • Understanding of iOS frameworks including Core Animation, Core Image and Core Data
  • Deep experience with Swift, Objective-C, iOS, UIKit and touch/gesture technology
  • Bonus points if you have…
  • Cross platform or Android experience
Perks and benefits include…
  • Generous annual leave plus extra mental health days
  • Extended parental leave, and an employee assistance program
  • Personalized support to enhance growth and development
  • Individual training budget for every employee
  • Provision of necessary hardware and software, including a fully adjustable desk setup
  • Annual off-site company meet for full transparency on company plans and strategies