Company:

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in Manchester, New York, Los Angeles and Australia. We have more than 20 million registered users in 147 countries. In the UK, 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered and in the US we have grown 300% over two years. We are also the only European player to have recently entered the top 25 shopping apps by daily active users.  

Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people are dedicated to serving the needs of our global community.

We operate on three pillars:

  1. Community: Our buyers, sellers and employees are inclusive, diverse and accessible. We are committed to empowering diversity within the fashion community.
  2. Entrepreneurship: We support our community and help them build their business with Depop. We thrive on supporting innovation by shaping an environment where creators, makers or hustlers can thrive. 
  3. Sustainability: Depop helps extend the life of garments and reduce waste, we care about the world and want to make a positive change within the fashion industry. 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

We’re now on the hunt for an iOS Engineer to join our payments team based in Manchester. You'll be working as part of a cross-functional team, developing new user-facing features and transforming the way Depop connects with creative minds, by constantly delivering great user experiences on their iOS devices.

Our chosen tech stack is Swift and Objective-C, we apply solid architecture principles and automation is applied in many aspects of our release pipeline, giving us more time to work on features whilst celebrating a new version of our app every week.

Want to find out more about Depop & our engineering team? Take a look at our blog!

We write about technology, people and smart engineering - https://engineering.depop.com/

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and implement new user-facing features
  • Support the team to deliver weekly features/upgrades
  • Work closely with the design, product management and backend teams to ensure that new features are implemented efficiently and effectively.
  • Refactor existing code to leverage the latest developments in the iOS framework.
  • Communicate any engineering challenges faced when supporting a wide range of devices

 

Requirements: 

  • Inventive mind ideally with a healthy sprinkling of BSc in CS, Maths, or Physics
  • Commercial experience with Swift/Objective-C
  • Experience supporting the entire SDLC, from development to after release in order to monitor performance
  • Experience with Mobile Continuous Integration
  • Experience with Unit and Integration Testing
  • 2+ years minimum of commercial experience using Swift or Objective-C experience, with real exposure to different platforms and OS versions
  • Strong experience in consuming a RESTful API
  • Experience writing unit tests using the XCTest framework

Desirable:

  • Experience to work with a GIT repo. GITFlow is a plus! 
  • Experience with the VIPER architecture

 

Pay, Perks, and Such:

 Benefits: 

Depop offers the opportunity to work in one of the UK's fastest-growing scale-ups, with a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about, in addition to:

  • Learn and Grow: We want to give our people the opportunity to learn. We sponsor and run a myriad of programs, conferences and meet-ups to upskill our employees and enhance their journey with us, just ask!
  • Wellbeing: We care about our employees’ wellbeing. We offer a cycle to work scheme, healthy fruit and snacks in the office, breakfast every Tuesday, eyecare vouchers and a discounted gym membership at Nuffield Health.
  • Mental Health: Our employees’ mental health is a top priority. We offer subsidised counselling appointments with a qualified therapist through SelfSpace, we have trained mental health first aiders and we also run yoga, meditation and more.
  • Work/life balance: We have 25 days of holiday with the opportunity to buy or sell 5 more, a day off for activism to allow you the opportunity to make a difference and we offer sabbaticals for our long-serving employees. 
  • Family life: We offer flexible working (based on the team you will be joining), generous maternity/paternity and parental leave policies which includes adoption and paid time off for fertility treatments. Also, all of our offices are dog-friendly! Do your best work with your best friend.
  • Financial: We match up to 6 percent on your pension and retail discounts through benefithub.
  • Fun: We love to hang out with each other at Depop. On Friday we finish an hour early to socialise with free food and have amazing Winter and Summer Parties to celebrate our successes. We also host internal employee socials such as quiz night, games night, movie night and more. 

 

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Depop is driven to create a community where everyone feels included, represented and valued in the workplace.
We aim to do this by fostering our "Depop DNA" - putting our community first, being adaptable to the varying needs of our people while creating an inclusive, impactful and collaborative working environment.

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