Android - Location aware search app

Android - Location aware search app


Job Description

Job Description
We are looking for an Android developer to develop an application that uses current location to provide users with a facility to call nearby services. Below are general details about the project and a detailed spec, including all visuals, will be provided to the chosen developer.

This app has already been developed for Windows Phone 7 and 8 and can also be provided as a reference.

The application will be required to perform the following tasks:
1. Detection of phone’s coordinates
2. Translation of those coordinates to a street name / location name format (reverse geocoding)
3. Communication with a remote server via HTTPS and analysis of the response in JSON format
4. Initiation of a phone call with a series of numbers receives from the server

How to apply
Please respond with a brief summary of your development history and familiarity with the key aspects key stated above.
This application is open to applicants with no oDesk Feedback score and no commercial experience, however we would require a proof of knowledge and understanding of the required topics.

About the company
We are a small marketing and web design company based in the UK, specialising in the education sector.

Skills: json, gps