Adam Johnson, iPad Developer in Santa Monica, CA, United States
Adam Johnson

iPad Developer in Santa Monica, CA, United States

Member since June 17, 2014
Adam is an award-winning iOS engineer specializing in iPhone and iPad application development. He is experienced in enterprise distribution, and boasts extensive knowledge in the process of taking iOS applications from concept to release.
Adam is now available for hire




Santa Monica, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, Swift, Xcode

The most amazing... I've created is a social network based around users sharing the media that they are consuming. It is capable of handling a wide range of media types.


  • Senior iOS Engineer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Demand Media
    • Was the sole developer / maintainer of Saatchi Art apps. Served as the hiring manager for mobile engineers.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C
  • Co-Founder

    2011 - PRESENT
    One Month Apps
    • Managed multiple clients and subcontractors to deliver products on time.
    • Became a mobile consultant for various companies to provide immediate iOS expertise.
    • Created many reusable components throughout projects to ease future development costs.
    Technologies: iOS, Objective-C
  • Senior iOS Engineer

    2014 - 2014
    GM OnStar
    • Worked with a team fully immersed in XP programming.
    • Worked in a Test Driven Development team.
    • Attended frequent meetings to constantly tweak and perfect Scrum processes.
    • Developed frameworks to be reused and swapped out easily.
  • Senior iOS Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    Quicken Loans
    • Served as tech lead for iOS development of client facing and internal apps.
    • Created best practices for the team to learn and follow.
    • Worked with the business teams to scope/estimate product ideas.
    • Embraced the company culture while working in an Agile environment.
    Technologies: iOS, Objective-C
  • Software Engineer

    2007 - 2012
    • Developed software for handheld vehicle diagnostic devices.
    • Gained extensive knowledge of vehicle communications and protocols.
    • Developed software using TDD.
    • Became the team's leading expert in future markets such as mobile technology.
    Technologies: C#, C++, C


  • Saatchi Art

    The Saatchi Art app provides a mobile experience for artists and collectors to buy and sell art.

  • Remote Link

    General Motors OnStar Remote Link. Allows GM vehicle owners to connect with to their cars via the app to retrieve diagnostics, lock/unlock doors, etc.

  • Mortgage Calculator by Quicken Loans

    An app for calculating mortgage or refinance costs. Users can get a detailed amortization schedule or just find out how expensive of a house they can afford.

  • Box Trot

    A modern twist on the game Simon. It is uniquely built for touch, and is simple, beautiful, and addictive.

  • FreeBird Cards

    Send real printed postcards from your phone or tablet for free!

  • Plugged In

    Plugged In is a social network based around sharing the media that users are consuming. Whether users are watching a new TV show or movie, listening to a song, reading a favorite book, or playing an awesome video game, they can share that experience through Plugged In.

  • Ukulele Underground

    An iPad integration of a subscription-based video tutorial site. It allows users to stream, download, and choose favorite videos. Users can also track progress through the course.

  • My Perfect Home

    An organizational tool to use while house hunting.

  • Splash The Firefighting Elephant

    A children's interactive book, built for the iPad. A complete story, with each page offering unique and engaging sounds, animations, and interactions.


  • Languages

    Swift, Objective-C, C, C++, SQL, C#, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    iOS SDK, AFNetworking, UIKit, iPhone SDK, Core Data, Address Book, RestKit, QuartzCore
  • Libraries/APIs

    CocoaPods, Kiwi, Parse SDK, NSFileManager, Facebook iOS SDK, GData Objective-C Client, Game Center, Reddit API, Fabric
  • Tools

    Bitbucket, GitHub, Xcode, WebStorm, Adobe Photoshop, Terminal, Git
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development, Asynchronous Programming, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Data-driven Programming, Event-driven Programming, Extreme Programming, Iterative Programming, Key-Value Observing (KVO), Pair Programming, REST, Scrum, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Unit Testing, XP, Model View Controller (MVC), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Deployment
  • Platforms

    iOS, MacOS, Parse, Apple, Azure
  • Storage

    SQLite, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)
  • Other

    User Experience (UX), iPad, SOAP, Accounts


  • BS Degree in Computer Engineering
    2002 - 2006
    Oakland University - Rochester, MI

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