Mobile HTML Contractor

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Posted Jul 18, 2012 - Requisition No. 33889

Bloomberg Mobile brings the analytical power and information of the Bloomberg Terminal to iPads, iPhones, Androids and Blackberries. From News, Instant Messaging, charting and analytics to Video, TV and Radio our Apps are full of a diverse set of functionality designed to keep financial professionals informed.

The Bloomberg Professional Mobile team is a group of about 20 developers working from the London office who write the professional 'Bloomberg Anywhere' apps for iOS, Android and Blackberry.

We are looking for a web developer familiar with HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript technologies to help us move beyond our existing mobile support on to many other mobile platforms. Applicants must have experience writing cross platform web sites and be familiar with writing mobile webkit and mobile internet explorer web sites.

Must have experience with the following technologies on mobile platforms:

* Javascript

* CSS3

Nice to have:

* Phone Gap experience

* Some Native iOS and/or Android development experience
* Subversion and or GIT experience
* Knowledge or experience setting up test, validation and deployment
frameworks/mechanisms e.g. rhino unit, google closure compiler/linter or
any other framework would be a bonus.

This will be a 3-6 month contract role

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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