A Mobile app developer is able to create software for phones and tablets, and is familiar with the newest technologies in the mobile world. Mobile development requires staying in the mobile head space, meaning that it’s even more important than with other hardware contexts to optimize performance, battery, network, and memory management. A developer must be also aware of how to deal with device fragmentation, often working closely with a designer to achieve the best user experience (UX) results.
A Mobile developer is responsible for translating code into user-friendly applications. They collaborate with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications while working in a fast-paced environment. Mobile developers develop application programming interfaces (APIs) to support mobile functionality while keeping up to date with terminology, concepts and best practices for coding mobile apps.
Mobile developers contribute to the design, testing, releasing and support of the application. Mobile developers are generally employed by retailers, the healthcare sector and the travel and tourism industry. Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support). Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance. Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols.