Mobile Developer
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 003179

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 01/11/2020

Salary £: £35,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience) + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Division: Strategy and Digital

Hours per week: 35

As our next Native mobile application Developer (internally known as Web Developer/Designer), you’ll design & code usable and accessible mobile experiences with native technologies. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Leeds based Digital & Strategy function (currently working remotely).

What You'll Do

  • Build and deploy mobile applications to accommodate all changes required by the business.

  • Provide best practice advice on native pattern & development into the user-led design workshops and end to end journeys.

  • Liaise with business to identify, specify and document development requirements. Recommend solutions that meet customer needs and ensure business users understand.

  • Help define the software architecture of new features for existing apps, future apps.

  • Create effective information architecture models; defining the relationship between the mobile app navigation, device functionality and services the app integrates with, ensuring this matches customer journeys to drive agreed digital outcomes.

  • Design and code innovative & engaging digital mobile experiences to support corporate sales targets, KPI’s and other business requirements, from taking an initial brief through to final implementation of the site.

  • Code engaging user interfaces using native technologies to improve customer experience.

  • Responsible for a full CI/CD pipeline with both unit and UI testing strategies to ensure a robust product is released.

Skills Required

  • Strong understanding of iOS/Android SDK with strong proficiency in (Swift/iOS) (Kotlin/Android).

  • Familiarity with best practice mobile design/UX patterns (HIGS - Human Interface guidelines for iOS and Material for android).

  • Past experience of releasing a mobile app to the relevant store and iterating on its development.

  • Have a quality led development focus, utilising version control, testing and CI.

  • Understanding of RESTful APIs to connect to mobile applications to back-end services.

Life at YBS

In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.


If you’ve got a solid background in Mobile Development and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?

Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.

We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!

Any Questions – Contact Tazafia Mahmood via email at