Software Engineer, iOS


Tokyo, JP
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/06/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 6-25-16 3F Jingumae Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0001

About SmartNews

SmartNews is the free, award-winning news-discovery app for iOS and Android. Since SmartNews launched in Japan in December 2012, more than four million people have downloaded its apps, with impressive user-engagement metrics.

Job Description



  • Design and implement new user-facing features in SmartNews
  • Analyze and optimize UI and back-end application code for efficiency and performance
  • Optimize mobile applications on the iOS platform
  • Develop prototypes quickly


Minimum Qualifications

  • iOS application development experience
  • Advanced skill and experience in more than one programming language
  • Understanding on user interface development and ability of proper data or business logic separation from view
  • Business level communication in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Development experience either at a company or individual level and coding skills for actual service operation
  • Implementation skill based on comprehensive understanding on product’s service architecture and its business
  • Capability of UI/UX design


  • SmartKitchen - Healthy lunch on a daily basis for free(Tokyo Office)
  • ChikyuCoffee - Delicious coffee provided by our Barista every day(Tokyo Office)
  • Event space - Free use for any kind of meet up(Tokyo Office)
  • Foreign language development support
  • Various social insurance benefits included
  • Transportation coverage (Maximum 50,000 yen)

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.