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React Native Developer (1 position)

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.

This role requires a React Native developer who can build apps that feel truly native while using web technologies that are familiar to a wide range of developers. One who would 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. The right candidate would need to have a great blend of JavaScript and native platform skills, making them a useful resource for any of our clients needing to diversify their product across multiple platforms. Most importantly, one who knows when to pursue a fully native solution, and also when to use JavaScript to maximize code reuse and understandability.

Duration: 6 Months Renewable Contract

Remuneration: A Monthly retainer + 15% Commission on earned sales from new clients.

Commencement date: Immediately one is recruited.

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.
  • Edit and ensure smooth UIs for Oakwood’s existing  React Native Apps.
  • Editing website codes to become Mobile First while improving various technical aspects that affect SEO.
  • Coding of website consumer solutions such complex forms and calculators.
  • Any other duties incidental thereto.

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)

Required Education and Experience:

Either

  1. A Degree in Computer Science/Business Information Technology or another IT-related field with strong knowledge plus a minimum of 2 years experience in mobile app development;

or

  1. In lieu of the degree will accept a Diploma in Information Technology (IT) or any other related IT diploma with a minimum of 3 years  experience in mobile app development.

HOW TO APPLY FOR REACT NATIVE MOBILE APP DEVELOPER

If you meet the above requirements, please email your  CV,  Application letter and links to at least 3 of your past mobile based development works,  to info@oakwoodbranding.com   

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process.

 

Digital Branding Associate (1 position)

Digital Branding is both a science and an art. As the provider of modern and effective digital branding and marketing solutions, we offer a full range of consumer engagement and conversion tools to help businesses enhance the way they connect with customers, build loyalty, manage content, and generate revenue through the digital media.

We are looking for two Digital Branding Associates to join our growing team.

Duration: 6 Months Renewable Contract

Remuneration: A Monthly retainer + 15% Commission on earned sales from new clients.

Commencement date: Immediately one is recruited.

As a Digital Branding Associate, you will be responsible for selling Oakwood’s digital branding and marketing solutions to clients and at the same time, managing the digital performance of client’s portfolio of projects and campaigns. In managing digital performance, you will undertake planning, design, maintenance, measurement and reporting of all digital channels to increase brand awareness, assure brand consistency, and deepen consumer engagement across the client portfolio. This role also assists in identifying new digital technology initiatives to improve the overall consumer experience for the clients.

Summary of Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Own entire sales process from prospecting new clients in need of branding and marketing support, all the way to completion of the sale.
  2. Ability to utilize modern day technology to engage clients and their consumers.
  3. Meet and exceed individual daily, weekly and monthly sales goals.
  4. Manage portfolio of assigned clients through planning, design, maintenance, measurement and reporting of all digital channels to increase brand awareness, assure brand consistency, and deepen member engagement across all lines of business.
  5. Monitoring and Evaluation; track digital performance, reviews and ROI of marketing investment for assigned clients and their campaigns.

 

Day to Day Functions:

  1. Aggressively prospect, develop, and close leads using a variety of sources. This will include making pitch presentations, product demonstrations, and proposals to clients.
  2. Work directly with businesses to discuss and understand their needs and then develop customized solutions to drive leads to their business.
  3. Assist in planning and executing all digital marketing, including search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, email marketing, website, social media, and display advertising campaigns.
  1. Assist in designing, building, and maintaining Oakwood’s social media presence.
  2. Manage e-mail marketing programs by developing content, maintaining lists and permissions, and tracking campaign results.
  3. Update content and implements changes and enhancements to Client websites via their content management system (CMS).
  4. Ensure consistent branding and design across all digital channels (e.g., videos, images, messaging, etc.)
  5. Create, recommend, and implement digital communication strategies and tactics to drive business growth and improve consumer experience.
  6. Develop and implement a proactive process for capturing and promoting positive, online reviews and testimonials in order to market across digital channels.
  7. Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns to assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  8. Assist the Brand Strategist with development and implementation of the overall branding and marketing plans for clients.
  9. Generate, gather, and analyze consumer insight or feedback through various digital channels, including surveys, focus groups, etc.
  10. Assist in managing client relationships and contracts.
  11. Keep informed of the latest consumer, market, and marketing trends.

 

Required Education and Experience:

Either

  1. A Degree in Marketing/PR/Communication or another business-related field with strong knowledge and/or experience in digital marketing;

or

  1. In lieu of the degree will accept a Diploma in any field of Marketing/PR/Communication with a minimum of 6 months’ work experience in digital communications/marketing.

This role requires in-depth knowledge of various digital media tools and platforms, and the ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in a variety of digital formats.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: Excellent organization and time management skills, attention to detail, effective listening skills, and strong problem resolution skills. Ability to maintain productivity under pressure and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Ability to interface with different business levels and disciplines as necessary due to the diversity of clientele we handle.

HOW TO APPLY FOR DIGITAL BRANDING ASSOCIATE

If you meet the above requirements, please email your  CV and  Application letter to info@oakwoodbranding.com

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process.

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