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Senior iOS Engineer

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Santa Monica, CA, US, 90403

Company: Hallmark


Hallmark Labs is a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc based in Santa Monica, California.
We currently operate two digital subscription services, Hallmark Movies Now and
Hallmark eCards, as well as ongoing initiatives in personalized, print-on-demand
greeting cards.  We are a diverse team of innovators, creators and influencers
leveraging Hallmark’s deep experience in creating meaningful connections and
progressing it into the digital age with cutting-edge technology.
Are you great at what you do and passionate about your work?  Are you honest and
Are you a self- motivated, go-getter that likes to have fun?
If so, you are in the right place.

 reqid: 23922 

What we need:

We are looking for a seasoned iOS developer that is driven, takes ownership and is solution oriented to join our iOS team working on apps across all our products and services.


The job involves the following responsibilities:

  • Building iOS and tvOS apps across our various product lines

  • Writing, reading, and reviewing Swift code

  • Following and understanding modern best practices

  • Build beautiful and highly functional user interfaces

  • Integrate with APIs from internal and external partners

  • Collaborate with internal teams to define common interfaces

  • Researching and keeping informed of the latest APIs and changes from Apple

  • Participate in creating and clarifying user stories and sprint planning

  • Dive into hard problems and successfully deliver great results on schedule


Who we think would be a fit:

We are looking for someone who loves building great software and is passionate about getting stuff done. You might have worked at large top name companies, but you prefer small nimble companies with tight-knit cross-functional teams that focus on getting stellar products to market quickly. You have the skills and experience, but you still love to learn. You want to work with super talented folks to build great products.



  • You have a track record of projects completed on time

  • You excel at getting things done

  • You enjoy heads down coding, but also have good communication skills, love collaborating and are fun to work with

  • You own multiple iOS devices, and always want the latest one

  • You enjoy continually learning, and look forward to the next announcement from Apple


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years professional programming experience

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • At least two iOS apps published on the App Store


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of Swift and Objective C

  • Familiarity with the Cocoa Touch framework

  • Experience with tvOS

  • Familiarity integrating with various extensions

  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Comfortable working on small, cross-functional, fast-paced teams

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong computer science theory fundamentals

  • Strong debugging abilities

  • Experience profiling performance, memory, and power


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.

Excellent medical benefits
401(k) match up to 5%
Life insurance policy for every employee, at no cost
Fitness reimbursement
Cell phone and home internet reimbursement
Carpool and parking pass cash-out program
Generous maternity/paternity leave
Employee assistance programs

Fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit and delicious snacks and beverages
Monthly catered lunches
Soft serve machine 24/7
Great eateries close by, oh, and we’re near the beach!

Massage chairs and bicycles
Onsite free parking
Company events
Flexible PTO
Flexible work hours/work from home
Professional development
Education reimbursement


Hallmark Labs is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles