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Developer Job
fulltime FULL TIME - CLOSING DATE: 15/03/17

ICN is looking for someone with a proven hunger and desire to become an innovative and creative Android Apps Developer. The successful candidate will be guided by the wider ICN development team to become an innovative and creative developer, and a vital part of the team to create the next wave of ICN Apps.
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ICN is constantly planning 2-3 versions ahead in terms of its App releases, across its portfolio, and for its third party partner clients. The purpose of the role will be to learn the fundamentals of a number of Apps within ICN’s portfolio, and then, with guidance from experienced developers and product managers, play a lead role in both having input to future specifications, and then building to those specifications to agreed timescales.

Job Duties
  • Working directly with product managers to conceptualise, build, test and realise products
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
  • Updating, repairing, modifying and developing existing software and generic applications

  • Training
  • Relevant training necessary will be provided to support the job role and your activities, but this is very much a ‘learning on the job’ role.
  • Our team are highly skilled and will give you all the right knowledge to start producing valuable work.

  • Type of Role
  • Preferred option: temporary to permanent: initially an 8 week position with the opportunity to become a permanent role thereafter.

  • Hours
  • Full time (c.35 h/pw Monday-Friday).
  • Holidays are 22 days per year (pro-rata).

  • Salary
  • Minimum wage for age bracket during a probationary period moving to negotiated salary after the probationary period. Salary reviews then each 4-6 months thereafter, as ICN believes that young people develop fast, and this deserves to be recognised and rewarded.

  • Skills & Qualifications
    Essential
    Some evidence of having previously worked in Android Studio and having a basic understanding of core object oriented programming for Java is an essential start point for this role.

    Desirable
    An understanding or demonstration of competence in the following areas would be preferred, with further mentoring and development then in these areas as the role develops:
  • Java
  • Object-orientated Programming
  • Knowledge of material design guidelines
  • API Integration (although API integration will be part of the one the job training)
  • Any experience having worked in multi-platform solutions such as PhoneGap
  • Project management (from design to implementation)

  • An awareness and interest in Apps and involvement in any form of projects or Apps that have been released would be seen as a major sign of commitment to this vocation.

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    Developer Job
    fulltime FULL TIME - CLOSING DATE: 15/03/17

    ICN is looking for someone with a proven hunger and desire to become an innovative and creative iOS Apps Developer. The successful candidate will be guided by the wider ICN development team to become an innovative and creative developer, and a vital part of the team to create the next wave of ICN Apps.
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    ICN is constantly planning 2-3 versions ahead in terms of its App releases, across its portfolio, and for its third party partner clients. The purpose of the role will be to learn the fundamentals of a number of Apps within ICN’s portfolio, and then, with guidance from experienced developers and product managers, play a lead role in both having input to future specifications, and then building to those specifications to agreed timescales.

    Job Duties
  • Working directly with product managers to conceptualise, build, test and realise products
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
  • Updating, repairing, modifying and developing existing software and generic applications

  • Training
  • Relevant training necessary will be provided to support the job role and your activities, but this is very much a ‘learning on the job’ role.
  • Our team are highly skilled and will give you all the right knowledge to start producing valuable work from day one.

  • Type of Role
  • Preferred option: temporary to permanent: initially an 8 week position with the opportunity to become a permanent role thereafter.

  • Hours
  • Full time (c.35 h/pw Monday-Friday).
  • Holidays are 22 days per year (pro-rata).

  • Salary
  • Minimum wage for age bracket during a probationary period moving to negotiated salary after the probationary period. Salary reviews then each 4-6 months thereafter, as ICN believes that young people develop fast, and this deserves to be recognised and rewarded.

  • Skills & Qualifications
    Essential
    Some evidence of having previously worked in X code and having a basic understanding of core data programming for iOS is an essential start point for this role.

    Desirable
    An understanding or demonstration of competence in the following areas would be preferred, with further mentoring and development then in these areas as the role develops:
  • Mac OS
  • Object-orientated Programming
  • Object-C
  • Java
  • API Integration (although API integration will be part of the one the job training)
  • Project management (from design to implementation)

  • An awareness and interest in Apps and involvement in any form of projects or Apps that have been released would be seen as a major sign of commitment to this vocation.

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    Developer Job
    fulltime FULL TIME - CLOSING DATE: 15/03/17

    ICN’s portfolio of Apps is adding advertising partners every month, with a range of branding and response solutions available which are proving to be highly effective in terms of Return On Investment (ROI) for partners. Developing existing partnerships to the next level, and identifying suitable partners to add to the portfolio, then reaching out to them is the core work for ICN Apps in this area.
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    ICN Apps
    ICN’s portfolio of Apps is adding advertising partners every month, with a range of branding and response solutions available which are proving to be highly effective in terms of Return On Investment (ROI) for partners. Developing existing partnerships to the next level, and identifying suitable partners to add to the portfolio, then reaching out to them is the core work for ICN Apps in this area.

    ICN Media
    The ICN Media arm of the business works with selected third parties to provide a wide range of digital media expertise. There is a specialism around Apps, Video Production – especially infotext style video, and social media, but websites, digital design and brand development are all aspects that the company helps and advises its ICN Media clients with. These clients are generally on a set monthly payment so that there is a strategic and ongoing relationship rather than short term transactional relationship.

    Job Duties
  • ICN Apps: Preparing activity reports and analysis detailing activities and sales for client partners and App partners.
  • ICN Apps: preparing analysis and recommendations for presentation to existing partners on what else they could achieve in terms of branding and response using a wider range of creatives executions and advertising services available with ICN Apps.
  • ICN Apps: Identifying new potential partners to start doing test campaigns with ICN Apps.
  • ICN Media: account handling and managing ICN Media’s existing client base, to ensure they receive the best possible standard of service and product delivery.
  • ICN Media: understanding those clients, their challenges and their competitive landscape to be able to advise them on how to generate more and more from their digital strategy each month going forward. account handling and managing ICN Media’s existing client base, to ensure they receive the best possible standard of service and product delivery
  • ICN Media: identifying and approaching new clients each month to add to the number of ICN Media clients.

  • Training
  • Formal sales training will be included once in a permanent role, and after a training assessment, some digital marketing development may also be advisable.
  • Our team are highly skilled and will give you all the right knowledge to start producing valuable work, and there is scope for digital seminar activities to expand specialise cutting edge market knowledge.

  • Type of Role
  • Preferred option: temporary to permanent: initially an 8 week position with the opportunity to become a permanent role thereafter.

  • Hours & Holidays
  • Full time (c.35 h/pw Monday-Friday).
  • Holidays are 22 days per year (pro-rata).

  • Salary
  • Minimum wage for age bracket during a probationary period moving to negotiated salary and commission scheme after the probationary period. Salary reviews then each 4-6 months thereafter, as ICN believes that young people develop fast, and this deserves to be recognised and rewarded.

  • Skills & Qualifications
    Essential
    A strong verbal and face to face communicator who understands digital marketing and wants to help advise and develop a range of different clients, and in so doing, play a significant role in a cutting edge growing business.

    Evidence of a clear interest and passion in this area based on either previous work experience, project work as part of gaining qualifications, and especially if shown as projects done in spare time, either as a self-starter initiative or as part of a wider team.

    Desirable
    A desire to want to learn about how to sell, and to work with companies and people!

    Other areas that would help are evidence of:
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • A confident, determined and somewhat tenacious approach.
  • Process enhancement and planning.
  • Initiative and self-motivation.
  • An awareness and interest in digital marketing and media, social networking and App is essential.



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    Marketing Job
    fulltime FULL TIME - CLOSING DATE: 15/03/17

    ICN’s Apps portfolio have received more than half a million downloads – and “App marketing” at ICN has a wide range of facets to it. The purpose of the role is to get downloads for ICN Apps, to monitor and evaluate the best ways of doing that (by time and cost effectiveness) and to get existing App users to return to the App more frequently.
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    The role will involve working on specific products from ICN’s portfolio and will include:

    Job Duties
  • Researching the market and related products.
  • Preparing weekly digital marketing reports by product.
  • Review and refine (as appropriate) the company’s Audience Segmentation Analysis by App.
  • Co-ordinating social networking campaign/strategy by App.
  • Website planning and copywriting.
  • Preparing ‘storyboards’ for App videos.
  • Monitoring & Analysis of App data and App marketing data, and planning marketing App by App.
  • Helping to promote App partners.
  • Implement practices directed at App install acquisition.
  • Learn to plan a campaign directed at App install acquisition.
  • Implement practices directed at App user retention.

  • Training
  • Formal external marketing training needs will be assessed during the internship included in any permanent role.
  • Our team are highly skilled and will give you all the right knowledge to start producing valuable work, and there is scope for digital seminar activities to expand specialise cutting edge market knowledge.

  • Type of Role
  • Preferred option: temporary to permanent: initially an 8 week position with the opportunity to become a permanent role thereafter.

  • Hours
  • Full time (c.35 h/pw Monday-Friday).
  • Holidays are 22 days per year (pro-rata).

  • Salary
  • Minimum wage for age bracket during a probationary period moving to negotiated salary and commission scheme after the probationary period. Salary reviews then each 4-6 months thereafter, as ICN believes that young people develop fast, and this deserves to be recognised and rewarded.

  • Skills & Qualifications
    Essential
    A strong verbal and face to face communicator who understands digital marketing and wants to learn and excel in this area. Someone who understands the role is a combination of working with partners and people, events, design and branding, but also spending AND saving money (to make marketing more effective), and about analysis – digital marketing is extremely measurable and any business who tells you it isn’t about being on top of the data is not being clear with you!

    Evidence of a clear interest and passion in this area based on either previous work experience, project work as part of gaining qualifications, and especially if shown as projects done in spare time, either as a self-starter initiative or as part of a wider team (examples would include demonstrating the use of social and digital media to organise events, projects, work with good causes, etc.).

    Desirable
    A desire to want to learn about Apps and digital marketing and who understands the role, and to work with companies and people!

    Other areas that would help are evidence of:
  • Excellent and proven communication skills.
  • A flair for brand building and design on the one hand, but also the ability to study and interpret data.
  • Initiative and self-motivation.
  • Project management and team work.

  • An awareness and interest in Apps and involvement in any form of projects or Apps that have been released would be seen as a major sign of commitment to this vocation.

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    Product Job
    fulltime FULL TIME - CLOSING DATE: 15/03/17

    ICN is constantly planning 2-3 versions ahead in terms of its App releases, across its portfolio, and for its third party partner clients. The purpose of the role will be to create App specifications in preparation of a new update or App. Creating App specifications will require competitive analysis and Market research to ensure that our App’s remain competitive and are in trend with the latest App’s on the App stores.
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    The Product Executive will also be required to do Q+A testing on each of the Apps in ICN’s current roster and then feedback on whether any bugs have been found and what is recommended to be updated. The job will also provide an opportunity for video editing & video production, with on the job training.

    Job Duties
  • Working directly with the product manager to conceptualise and manage the development & release of products.
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies.
  • Engage in valuable market research on competing Apps.
  • Testing and Q+A of our current roster of Apps.

  • Training
  • Relevant training necessary will be provided to support the job role and your activities, but this is very much a ‘learning on the job’ role.
  • Our team are highly skilled and will give you all the right knowledge to start producing valuable work.

  • Type of Role
  • Preferred option: temporary to permanent: initially an 8 week position with the opportunity to become a permanent role thereafter.

  • Hours
  • Full time (c.35 h/pw Monday-Friday).
  • Holidays are 22 days per year (pro-rata).

  • Salary
  • Minimum wage for age bracket during a probationary period moving to negotiated salary after the probationary period. Salary reviews then each 4-6 months thereafter, as ICN believes that young people develop fast, and this deserves to be recognised and rewarded.

  • Skills & Qualifications
    Essential
    Some evidence of having previously worked in a product development area, or a strong desire to do so. Knowledge of the digital market, especially in Apps. Tech-minded but not necessarily one with coding knowledge.

    Desirable
    An understanding or demonstration of competence in the following areas would be preferred, with further mentoring and development then in these areas as the role develops:
  • Project Management (from design to implementation)
  • Product Development.
  • Video Production/Editing
  • Design
  • Roadmapping

  • An awareness and interest in Apps and involvement in any form of projects or Apps that have been released would be seen as a major sign of commitment to this vocation.

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