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Windows Phone / Windows 8 Developer

Engineering | San Francisco, CA or New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

About Foursquare:

Foursquare helps you and your friends make the most of where you are. We're a small but highly ambitious company with millions of users worldwide relying on foursquare to keep up with friends, discover what's nearby, save money and unlock deals.  We’re also helping over a million registered merchants ranging from local businesses to global brands connect with their customers. 

To thrive as a member of team Foursquare, you must embrace our exciting work-hard, play-hard environment. We're not afraid to move fast and break things as we release, launch, iterate, update and announce -- sometimes all in the same day. We're a closely-knit team and, especially at the end of a long day over beers, we feel like we're inventing the future together.

About the role:

We have begun building out a team dedicated to bringing a first-class Foursquare experience to users of Windows Phone and Windows 8. As a founding member of this team, you will have the opportunity to drive the definition of a .NET technical architecture and Metro user experience for the marquee consumer mobile application for local discovery, with over 40 million users worldwide.


  • Experience with one or both of Windows Phone and Windows 8 development in C# and XAML
  • Deep understanding of MVVM and related patterns
  • Working familiarity with HTML5/JavaScript development
  • Working familiarity with iOS or Android development
  • Experience building against JSON-over-HTTP APIs
  • Experience with Windows 8 location APIs
  • Fluency with source control in git and github