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Davide Scheriani

Davide Scheriani

Apple Software Designer Expert

United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 33

14 years of experience of filling the gap between the idea of a project and the reality of it, establishing a strong relationship under the human aspect where communications are the fundamental building block. Began as 3D artist in 1995 until 1999, working for local video production and television studios. From 2000 until 2008 as flash developer, worked for national companies like banks, insurance companies and online gambling companies making application and videogames. Also experience on E-Learning platforms like SCORM and AICC. From 2008 felt in love with Apple platform (desktop as first, then mobile and tablet) and immediately moved from any previous experience in 3D, html and flash development to code only for Apple platforms. Until today. Deep and long experience in the develop process, code style and code optimization using OOP (object orient programming) and OOD (object orient design aka design pattern), knowledge in many Apple technologies: Core Location, Core Data, Core Bluetooth (BTLE) External Accessory (external GPS, Health devices and more) Store Kit (IAP), Quartz2D (vector draw), Core Animation Push Notifications, Social integration like Youtube, Facebook, Twitter Backend building, Full mobile<>server synch with custom or standard platforms (Wordpress, Joomla etc...) and much more... also in User Experience and User Interface; motivated to solve all problems related to all the aspects of the project. I've been working close with designers in the past 14 years, I developed a great skill to integrate code in the UI respecting all the UX; also custom API for mobile<>server synch for the past 7 years. Fully motivated to build the app as the client wants it, pixel precision code, problem solver, code style, code optimization and also 'old italian school style' which means quality over quantity. My last projects (as you can see from my portfolio) involved big multinational companies projects. Main Software Designer of iAnesthesia LLC and Automation Connection LLC Project Manager and Software Designer behind the whole iOS native infrastructure of 'AppBreeder' and also contributed to main core technlogy behind 'AppMover' (same concept of AppBreeder) for a dutch company: Manao Software. Rebuilded from scratch, one man only job, the main application and technology o Surgeworks: Divine Office. Prayer application with full synch with their own server distributing daily audio and prayers (in form of rich text) for thousands of users. Also worked under Surgeworks for clients: Dyno Nobel, Loyola, Palate, PlanSource. Top reason to choose me among competitors: . High qualified , Strong and Solid development skill . Precise approach for customers confidential info protection . Strong QA and Time management process . Focus on customer needs and open communication . Competitive and flexible price To sum it up, I am very passionate about my work and work diligently to accomplish my goals. PS: also no family or relationships involved, means I'm free from any external problems

96% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
900 hours

Valentin Filip

Valentin Filip

Senior iOS Developer

Romania - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

I'm looking to deliver quality software expertise to employers and help them obtain the product that they desire. With almost 6 years of experience under my belt, I am able to help customers shape their ideas. The last 3 years I have concentrated on iOS and have had the opportunity to build fully fledged applications, both for broad audiences and for business/healthcare/leasing environments. I have also been involved in the improvement of a mobile ERP client for SAP. I have started my career with 2.5 years of Web technologies work including Javascript, xHTML, CSS, XML. My main focus is the development of iOS applications and giving support for ones that need improvement.

$40.00 /hr
161 hours

Sohaib Ud Din Qazi

Sohaib Ud Din Qazi

iOS/Android/DotNet Developer/Lecturer Computer Science & Maths

Pakistan - Tests: 2

I'm able to take projects from your idea and lead them for all development stages - idea's draft development, specification document development, prototype, software development to release. Smoothly, with pleasure for you, and with excellent quality. Expertise: ➵ iOS & Android app development ➵ E-Commerce platform & Web portal build etc ➵ Algebra, Calculus, Mathematical Method My principles: ➵ Quality and Timeline Priority, Extra Service is my first Target ➵ The Win-Win situation is my Goal for every project ➵ Trust in Quality service is the base of the Goal ➵ Believe the Spirit of Contract Besides this I have teaching Skills of Maths and Computer Sciences.

88% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
33 hours

Oleksandr Linnyk

Oleksandr Linnyk

iPhone and iPad Mobile App Developer - Expert

Ukraine - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

Over the last 2 years, I have developed a wide range of applications for iOS. If you are looking for a highly skilled iOS developer with professional attitude, good communication and high code quality, then I am the right person for your project. I believe my strong points are creativeness and punctuality. I have experience in building apps from the idea to release on AppStore, besides I can create design in Sketch and test via Testflight. I like new complex tasks, because they improve my professional skills.. Thank you. Oleksandr.

$14.44 /hr
23 hours

Ruben Semerjyan

Ruben Semerjyan

Inovative Mobile VOIP, Social, Audio/Video Streaming Developer

Armenia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am an innovative, extremely detail oriented and perfectionist Software Development Architect, with expert knowledge in VoIP, audio/video streaming and processing, messaging and social media. My a little over 8 years of experience in VoIP industry gave me a strong knowledge of the protocols, technologies and available solutions. 3 years of successful mobile applications development, architect and project management gave me confidence in creating robust and technologically challenging applications. I am passionate about developing robust, innovative and leading edge applications, getting increasingly challenging assignments and applying disruptive technologies. Looking for a work on technologically challenging projects (in an agile environment preferably), while offering my expert knowledge base, ability to learn quickly and apply new techniques. I usually bid slower than others, because of reading the full job description, trying to estimate all requirements, needed technologies and solutions.

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
28 hours

Benjamin Mayo

Benjamin Mayo

Benjamin Mayo

United Kingdom - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I have developed several iOS apps and projects for myself and others over the course of my career. These include "Bingo Machine" and most recently "Cloudier", a collaboration with esteemed designer Jackie Tran. I have impeccable care over details. I blog about incredible, and terrible, design aesthetics at and I hold myself to the same high standards with which I critique others.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours

Bhavin M.

Bhavin M.

8+ Years of experience, Expert iOS/Android/.Net Developer

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

My name is Bhavin Mistry & I am a results-oriented individual with expertise in mobile application development, web-based applications development & business management. I possess the strong leadership, decision-making, problem solving, interpersonal & time management skills to make a project happen on time & on budget. I bring around synergy between technology and business growth requirement. Development calls for harnessing great technology & building strong relationships. A career enriched with domain & IT experience, I am an IT Managed Services Specialist and Project Manager with a proud, extensive background in delivering projects on time and on budget and providing technology solutions that help businesses excel. I am an accomplished navigator of the fast changing priorities of IT, projects, and operations. I achieve objectives through teamwork, excellent communication, and stakeholder management. I believe that Projects and Operations must co-exist and cooperate seamlessly only then true return on investment (RoI) of IT assets can be ensured. This is possible through structured frameworks and using best practices that only an experienced project management professional knows. Through various assignments listed below, my learning can be summarized as - Optimized operations ensure stability, efficiency, proactive risk mitigation and readiness for future. It's possible to achieve this and have played active roles in making this happen. I add value to any endeavor through my wide knowledge and experiences as well as my interpersonal skills that empower team to create success. During my career span, I have graduated from transactional to more strategic responsibilities successfully and the journey continues.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Andrey K.

Andrey K. Agency Contractor

Pro iOS Developer

Russia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

More than 5 years experience in native iOS applications development using latest Apple technologies, great number of successfully completed projects including my own apps. Experience in big and complex projects for well known customers. Ability to work as a part of a big team or alone. Key knowledges: Software Architect, Design Patterns, iOS SDK, xCode, Team-Leading, Multithreaded Application Development, MVC. SWIFT: Largest experience and understanding of the modern Apple programming-language: closures, functions, optionals, structs, enums, control flow, pattern matching, data modelling, GCD, extensions Apple xCode 3-6: "Instruments" for testing: leaks, allocations, CoreData tool, Time profiler, Performance tool, Zombies, File Activity etc. C/OBJECTIVE-C: Strong Objective-C skills, modern style (GCD, ARC, blocks programming, object literals etc.). Apple’s code documentation: UI & AppStore guidelines, iOS 7 UI/UX guidelines. Memory Management, protocols, categories etc. COCOA/COCOA TOUCH FRAMEWORKS: UIKit, Foundation, CoreGraphics, CoreAnimation, CoreImage, CoreLocation, CoreMotion, AVFoundation, GameKit, MapKit, Social, CoreData, StoreKit, QuartzCore, Accounts, AudioToolbox, SDWebImage, AddressBookUI, CoreMedia, CoreVideo, MessageUI, CoreText, EventKit, SpriteKit, CloudKit and others. DATABASES: SQLite (mobile, powered by CoreData.framework), Data Modeling, Multithreaded DB management. I have the strong iOS development skills with more than 5 years experience and a large number of completed and published projects including my own products. I know how to create any custom iOS applications from the beginning till the AppStore release. KEY SKILLS: - ability to start and finish any project (have a lot of my own AppStore projects) - build easily supported, workable and stable project architecture - make UX the most user-friendly and unlocked with multithreading - pixel perfect Interface Building works - Data Modeling and DataBase management in multithreaded environment - ability to apply any kind of iOS animation  I love to produce a great products for people.

Associated with: KickApps

$33.33 /hr
100 hours

Ashish Modi

Ashish Modi Agency Contractor

Mobile Solution Architect

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

I am a developer of iOS and Android. I have great experience of Social Networking, iBeacons, NFC, Geofencing, Event, Date, Calendar, Photo Sharing, Chat and Loyalty App. My owned Devices: - iMac - iPhone 6, 5s, iPad 2, 3, 4 - Android Galaxy S3, S4, S5, Tablet 10.1inch My skills are as follows - Swift, iOS, Android, Phonegap, Objective-C, Java, xCode, Eclipse - CoreData, CoreLocation, Sqlite, - Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), iBeacons, NFC, Geofence, GPS, VOIP - Push and Local Notification, In App Purchase, In App Billing, Newsstand Magazine - Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Google Analytics -, foursquare, Twillio, Google Map, - iAd, Admob/Revmob, Barcode/QRCode, Voice Recognization, Video Streaming - RESTfull api, AJAX, JSON, XML, RSS - PHP/MySQL - HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Node JS - MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis - Solr, Resque, Redis - Amazon, Heroku, Git, Bitbucket - Pivotal, BaseCamp, Trello, Assana.

Associated with: Triovent Softech Private Limited

$11.11 /hr
164 hours

Vinay K.

Vinay K. Agency Contractor

Experienced Mobile Developer(Exp+6 years)Objective-C/Swift/Android

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

Hi, I am an iOS developer with 6+ years in IT industry. From more than four years, I am working on XCode and Objective-C. My primary skill set includes development on the iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad,Android applications. I am skilled in Core Graphics,Core Animations SQLite, JSON/XML parsing, MapKit, FB connect, Twitter, Web Services, Push Notifications etc and many more.I am well furnished with every aspect of iOS Development I have completed many projects which highly includes the core animations and core graphics. I have worked on more than 30 iPhone/iPad Applications/Android. In which most of them are currently successfully running on App Store. I Love my work and Clients,my main objective is to provide quality work to my clients and satisfy them, So as to maintain a long time relationship with them. Thanks a lot for your attention. -Vinay Kumar

Groups: Application Developers Alliance

Associated with: WebTech Bridge

$17.78 /hr
444 hours