Senior software engineer

Your new company
This is a new opportunity to be a part of a very rare workplace in Hobart. Savage is the developer of Procreate, the world's leading mobile application for digital art, illustration, and painting, made exclusively for iPad. Procreate powers artists behind some of the world’s best movies, comics and games from studios such as Pixar, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Blizzard, Disney, Nike, Mattel and more. This creative and committed team enjoy developing and refining one of the fastest growing iOS applications globally. Savage are an ambitious and highly successful business, passionate about developing compelling software for creative professionals globally. You'll be working in the beautiful Savage headquarters in North Hobart, surrounded by great cafés and only a short walk from the city. You'll be working within the development team of Procreate as an integral part of our diverse and close-knit tribe, all working together in a supportive, high performance environment. We look after our people and value the contribution of each team member, where every member of Savage is devoted to producing their best work every day.

Your new role
As one of the Senior Software Engineers you will contribute to important software development and design decisions in a high performing team environment. Join a growing team to build upon new features, tools and help deliver the best user experience across our product range. This exciting opportunity requires existing experience in low-level programming or development in an iOS environment.

What you'll need to succeed
You are driven, courageous, honest and an out-of-the-box problem solver not afraid to input ideas and push boundaries. The team and life-style are comprised of enthusiastic experts, passionate for creative design and development. You will have a positive and friendly attitude, who enjoys working in a collaborative and agile environment. The following qualifications and previous experience in a similar role will lead to your success:


  • Problem solving
  • Objective C & Swift
  • Git & source control
  • Passionate for creative design


  • Metal or OpenGL
  • Linear algebra, geometry, splines


  • Low-level file formats
  • Filesystems
  • Distributed systems, eventual convergence


  • iOS, UIKit
  • Animation/Core Animation
  • Eye for detail, colour and design

What you'll get in return
This opportunity ideally suits people wanting to develop their iOS development career and take a journey discovering new technology and assisting the business to stay at the top of its field globally. Savage Interactive is expanding fast and is on the hunt to find productive and passionate individuals. In return for your hard work and commitment, you will be rewarded with the following personal and career benefits:

  • Work with one of the world's most successful iOS application developers.
  • Great life-style and healthy work/life balance.
  • Real connection to the Savage tribe’s culture.
  • Market leading salary package and staff benefits.

Hays Recruitment


Posted: 14 August 2019

Will be removed: 29 August 2019

Location:  Hobart, TAS