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Hope Media Group Mobile App Developer

Hope Media Group the home of KSBJ, WayFM, Vida Unida and NGEN radio. This position resides in either Houston, TX or Nashville, TN. The Mobile App Developer serves as a member of the Innovation Department and reports directly to the Chief of Innovation. This position plays a key role in Hopestack, at the forefront of blending innovative technology with faith-based initiatives. Has a critical role in the development of the God Listens Prayer App, integrating spiritual content with user-friendly digital solutions as well as a deep commitment to creating high-quality, spiritually enriching products that inspire and engage our user base to love Jesus, serve others and share Hope.

 

About Hope Media Group Digital Innovation:

Our vision is to be the leading Digital Hope Product Company dedicated to combating distractions and fostering love for Jesus, serving others, and sharing Hope in a world of media virality and technology disruption. We aim to empower hearts globally, providing a sanctuary amidst the digital noise as well as making tools that arm Kingdom Builders to take Hope to the edge of the Internet.

 

Essential Functions:

 

Technical Expertise and Development

  • Proficient in developing mobile applications using React Native, with a strong emphasis on cross-platform functionality
  • Familiarity with tools like Expo for rapid, streamlined development and deployment across iOS and Android platforms
  • Experience in utilizing styling frameworks like Native Wind for a consistent and responsive UI/UX

Problem-Solving and Optimization

  • Skilled in identifying and resolving technical challenges, enhancing app performance and user experience.
  • Ability to optimize applications for efficiency, speed, and reliability.

Testing and Quality Assurance

  • Actively contribute to all development phases, demonstrating innovation and creative problem-solving
  • Take ownership of tasks and show initiative in advancing project goals
  • Ensure the highest standards of quality, maintaining Hopestack’s integrity in technical and product aspects
  • Guarantee the technical robustness and reliability of the God Listens Prayer App

Continuous Improvement and Learning

  • Proven ability to develop user-friendly, robust mobile applications
  • Continuous engagement in the app’s development, suggesting and implementing improvements
  • Specializing in React Native for mobile app development
  • Ensuring cross-platform functionality using tools like Expo and Native Wind
  • Embrace agile methodologies and a mindset geared toward continuous improvement and innovation

Collaboration and Communication

  • Work in sync with the product and design teams to ensure alignment with product vision and user needs
  • Clearly communicate technical solutions and challenges to team members and stakeholders

Demonstrated Faith

  • Pray for coworkers in team meetings or with donors/listeners as needed
  • Participate On-Air fundraising
  • Participate in ministry wide Christian bible studies
  • Attend weekly Hope Huddle and team meetings for prayer and devotions
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ. Maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of the organization

 

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Any other duties assigned

Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong background in mobile development technologies, especially React Native.
  • Experience with performance optimization in mobile environments.
  • Demonstrated experience building, deploying, and maintaining high-quality, scalable, and secure applications
  • Excellent problem-solving, debugging, and optimization skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams
  • Passion for creating meaningful, spiritually enriching products that make a positive impact on users’ lives
  • Strong moral character
  • Budget management
  • Heart for Christian ministry
  • Strong moral character
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritually grounded and working knowledge of scripture
  • Must be an active member of a Bible believing local church

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.

Working Conditions and Environment

Travel:

  • Occasionally

Nights/Weekends/Holidays:

  • Occasionally

 

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Activity may include Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

 

Apply directly at https://hopemediagroup.com/careers

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