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Senior iOS Engineer at GOAT
Shanghai, CN
Title: Senior iOS Engineer, GOAT China
Reporting to: GM of China
Language requirement: Fluent in Mandarin and English
Location: Shanghai, China
 
We’re looking for a product-driven Senior iOS Engineer with a strong appreciation for great design not only in products and visual presentation, but also in code and technical architecture. As an early member of our GOAT China-based engineering team, you’ll collaborate cross-functionally with teams in both the US and China to adapt our mobile products according to local Chinese consumer needs.
 
We’re looking for someone who has experience localizing apps from multinational companies by adding and modifying existing code in a way that aligns with the company’s identity while also catering to the local market.  You should have a proven track record of meaningfully improving app usability and accessibility, thereby driving incremental revenue in-country. You should be familiar with modern iOS design pattern optimized for swift (DCI for Swift, MVVM-C, VIPER, RIBS, etc). Produce high-quality code that follows given design pattern, and be excited about researching new methods or technologies that improve the architecture and user experience.

As a Senior Engineer, you will:

    • Be a leader on a small, but nimble team tasked with leading GOAT’s expansion into China via mobile eCommerce
    • Collaborate with the GOAT US Product and Engineering teams, and China team to localize, both language and user experience, by adding and modifying the code base for the GOAT native iOS apps for the China market
    • Use product requirements and technical designs to write well-engineered, robust code that meets Chinese market needs
    • Align with product to rigorously prioritize app functionality within our roadmaps to ensure efficient speed to market and a high-quality user experience
    • Work with our teams to troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments
    • Contribute to the innovation, analysis, design, critique and continual improvement of the app
    • Keep up to date with the latest capabilities and features of each iOS release

We are looking for:

    • 5+ years of experience building and launching high quality Apps for iOS  in China
    • Experience “converting” US iOS apps into localized (language + user experience) versions for the China market
    • Experience shipping an iOS app, currently in App Store is ideal
    • Experience writing and utilizing unit tests to build maintainable and flexible code
    • Excellent personal, verbal and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
    • Understanding of the sneaker market and sneaker culture within China is a plus
GOAT Group is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. Its brands offer the greatest selection of sneakers available through company-operated retail stores, e-commerce sites and mobile apps under the GOAT and Flight Club brands. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of sneaker commerce and has quickly become the world’s most trusted source to discover, buy and sell authentic sneakers.
 
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.
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