How to become a Mobile App Developer

Mobile App Developers can design, build and/or maintain mobile applications for either Apple's iOS or the Android platform. There are a few other platform choices.

Personal requirements for a Mobile App Developer

  • Able to quickly understand complex problems and determine effective solutions
  • Technical aptitude
  • Able to work individually or as part of a team
  • Able to direct and oversee the work of others
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Methodological and disciplined approach to problem-solving.

Duties & Tasks of a Mobile App Developer

Mobile App Developers may perform the following tasks:

  • Determine software and hardware requirements to provide solutions to problems
  • Adapt existing programs to meet user requirements
  • Ensure efficient use of applications and equipment

Working conditions for a Mobile App Developer

Mobile App Developers work indoors in offices. They may work on a full-time, part-time or contract basis. Normal business hours usually apply but may be extended when working to deadlines.


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