iOS Developer

A “Shark Tank” winner, Webby Awards winner, and Amazon Alexa/Techstars accelerator alumni, Novel Effect ( is at the forefront of inventing a whole new category of voice interactive entertainment. Our platform intelligently syncs and blends user’s voice with special effects, theme music and character voices in real-time, creating an immersive and ambient auditory experience. One of our first products is to make storytelling a magical experience that kids and families love.

The Role:
Novel Effect seeks a talented iOS engineer to join our growing team of passionate and creative people, in Seattle, WA. The ideal candidate should be passionate and capable of producing high performance user experience on iPhone and iPad. As a member of the dev team you work closely with sound effect composers and UI designers to create innovative solutions. Although this position is initially focused on iOS, it has potentials to involve more advanced technologies, like speech recognition, audio processing, AI/DL, etc.

Our Ideal Candidate:
Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, MS or PhD is a plus
Minimum 1-2 years experience as a mobile developer, ideally on iOS. Experience on other mobile platforms is also helpful
Proficient with Objective-C or Swift
Familiar with Apple's design principles and interface guidelines
Familiar with iOS frameworks such as Core Date, Core Animation, Core Audio, etc.
Familiar with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
Experience with connecting to 3rd party backend services such as Firebase
Experience in AR, speech recognition, audio processing or AI/ DL is a big plus

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