React Native Technology Lead


For over 20 years, Gorilla has been devising, creating, and implementing commerce experiences. We’re a client-driven culture, looking for resourceful, motivated, and talented individuals to help us exceed our client’s expectations at every turn. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment where you’ll have the opportunity to work with leading brands, collaborate with some of the brightest people in the industry, and share in our mutual success.

Gorilla Group will be rebranding as Wunderman Thompson Commerce & Technology, effective during the second quarter. This will also bring together specialized capabilities across North America to strengthen the Wunderman Thompson commerce and technology offering.

Wunderman Thompson Apps builds native apps for mobile devices in iOS, Android, and connected devices including Apple TV, Chromecast and Android TV. We are trusted by and have long lasting relationships with our clients including renowned brands like JetBlue, PGA Tour and Turner Sports. More than just development, our team partners with our customers providing strategy, consulting, and business analytics from start to ship to ensure each app performs well and meets user needs.

For some examples of our work go to nature, we are visionaries, innovators, and pioneers in the mobile app space.

We are built to inspire growth for our clients with breakthrough creativity that helps our clients succeed. If that describes you too, then by all means, get in touch—we’d love to work with you!

Who we’re looking for:

    • The React Native Technology Lead is responsible for leading the entire React Native development effort on a project. The ideal candidate will have specialized knowledge and experience in React Native development, including implementing React Native development best practices, defining code architecture, implementing processes, and applying advanced debugging techniques.

    • This position also requires strong leadership qualities, including an ability to clarify team roles within a project, delegate development tasks to other team members, and oversee delivery of releases. As a React Native Technology Lead, you’ll be overseeing and mentoring other React Native developers at a variety of skill levels.

    • The most successful individual in this position will be one who can implement technical solutions, oversee an internal development team, interface with other disciplines within the organization, and communicate effectively with clients.

What you should bring to the table

    • At least 5 years of experience as a React Native Developer. 
    • Experience with tools such as Git, Jenkins, Charles Proxy, and Postman.
    • BA/BS degree with a technology-related major or equivalent experience.
    • Able to provide direction to other developers up to the Senior level.
    • Able to evaluate technologies brought forward from clients.
    • Able to advocate for scope of work and resource needs.
    • Able to assist peers in project troubleshooting.
    • Ability to estimate upcoming scopes of work.
    • Excellent communication skills and an eagerness to work tightly with an experienced and diverse set of team members.
    • Significant experience working within an Agile environment (referencing user stories, participating in sprints, daily scrums and retrospectives).
    • Experience using React Native to develop hybrid mobile projects either professionally or freelance.
    • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model.
    • Experience with popular React workflows (such as Flux or Redux).

Additional desirable skills

    • Experience mentoring developers
    • Experience using React to develop web-based projects either professionally or freelance.
Gorilla is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability.  
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