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Andy Jacobs

Andy Jacobs

Antwerp, Belgium
Member since January 23, 2016
Andy is a highly trained iOS Developer with over 7 years of experience making native applications. He’s a premium asset for making your high-end production a reality, for both consumer or enterprise applications. He has also done workshops and technical analyses, making him comfortable in a training or consulting role as well.
Andy is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • Xcode, 7 years
  • iOS, 7 years
  • Objective-C, 7 years
  • Apple Push Notifications, 4 years
  • ReactiveCocoa, 2 years
  • Functional Reactive Programming, 2 years
  • Swift, 2 years
  • Fastlane, 1 year
Antwerp, Belgium
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Xcode, iOS, Git, OS X
The most amazing...
...application I've made listens through your microphone to any TV/movie content and recognizes it, showing you related products from that synced scene.
Employment
  • Managing Partner - Lead Developer
    2011 - PRESENT
    Andy Jacobs GCV
    • Developed iOS apps.
    • Built frameworks.
    • Implemented security measures.
    Technologies: iOS, Swift, Objective-C, Reactive, RxSwift
  • Managing Partner, iOS Developer
    2010 - 2016
    REVOLVER
    • Created a cluster implementation for mapkit.
    • Created a generic UI stack layer that manages the data state.
    • Created an animatable line and pie chart that automatically adjusts to the data ranges.
    • Implemented 3DES data encryption for a mobile banking application.
    • Created a caching algorithm to manage a 5GB library of PDFs on iOS devices.
    Technologies: iOS, Objective-C, Swift
Experience
  • Spott - The Screen Just Became Your Favorite Shop (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/be/app/spott-screen-just-became-your/id1047568044?l=nl&mt=8

    Interact with your favorite TV content and buy what you see.

    Spott is an innovative app that allows you to browse through the frames of your favorite show, series, or movie. Be inspired by what your favorite actresses or actors are wearing, eating, living in, etc., and discover where you can buy every item. Why not try it? Download the app and experience it yourself. Become a Spotter now and share the inspiration with your friends and the rest of the Spott community.

  • ProCyclingStats (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/procyclingstats/id893934548?mt=8

    ProCyclingStats brings you the latest road cycling results from all races across the globe from the classics, grand tours, and other major races to the smaller local race. Aside from giving you access to the most complete and up to date cycling database in history we offer you the following features:

    - Keep track of race, team, and rider histories
    - Hourly updates with the latest results
    - Rider, team, and nation rankings
    - Check the official UCI calendar
    - Inform yourself about upcoming races and their stages
    - Search for races, riders, and teams
    - Dig into the history of your favorite races, teams, and riders
    - Go beyond the first 10 entries with complete result views
    - Follow specific riders, teams, and races and get the results in a feed
    - Receive push notifications on your home screen with fresh results
    - Landscape mode to reveal more data
    - Search on BIB, team, nation, or rider in results and startlists
    - Filter the latest results by race class or category to only see what’s relevant for you

  • ING Smart Banking for Smartphone (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/be/app/ing-smart-banking-for-smartphone/id437203741?mt=8

    Manage your private and business accounts easily and securely via your smartphone with this banking app from ING Belgium.

    Discover the full functionality of the app via our demo video using fictive data. Not an ING customer yet? Open a free current account directly via our app.

    Logging in for the first time? Create a profile using your ING Card Reader, choose a 6-digit profile code, and you are ready to take advantage of all of our app’s features. Your profile code is all you need to log in and sign your transactions. If you are using an iPhone 5s or higher, running iOS 8 or higher, you can even log in with your fingerprint via Touch ID.

    Main features:
    - Check the balance and transaction history for all your current accounts and savings accounts (including those for which you have a mandate), credit cards, and investments.
    - Rename your accounts in order to identify them more easily and have your account number sent to any email address.
    - Make transactions between your current or savings accounts, to beneficiaries saved in Home'Bank or Business'Bank or to any other Belgian account.
    - Check your payments with a future execution date as well as the upcoming payment of your standing orders.

    And more!

  • Holocube Video Player (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/holocube-video-player/id1061911872?mt=8

    Holocube video player contains features to play content on the HC Tablet. With this player, it is easy to flip and mirror content in the right position and project them onto a transparent mirror. The application provides also demo content, select your library, manage your playlist, and a video slider.

  • ExxonMobil Chemical Event Guide (Development)

    This application enables you you to explore all the details of past, current, and future activities at trade fairs, making it a tool to keep.

    It helps you quickly locate our booth as well as those of leading machine manufacturers (OEM) where our technical experts are present and ready to assist you. It also allows you to find locations of interest by industry or by product brand. You can even add event bookmarks and plan your visit by star-selecting our program activities. We have also introduced event-specific news to help you keep the finger at the pulse of each individual event.

    With this app on your smartphone, you can scan QR codes at our booth or from OEM booths. This allows you to automatically receive the selected information in one neat email package instead of having to carry heavy stacks of paper. Via the app, you can now also discover the various applications that are showcased at each specific event. You can learn about their key benefits, their production process, the material(s) they replace, and the specific grades we recommend for that application.

  • Snappr (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snappr/id485211660?mt=8

    The Snappr Fisheye app instantly shoots strikingly original, dynamic fisheye photos. No ponderous swapping between the front and back of your camera – simply select your lens and snapp away immediately. You won’t be wasting your money on hardly distinguishable add-on filter effects you end up never using anyway either. Snappr comes equipped with five quirky, unique fish eye lenses you won’t find in any other app. These lenses feature some of the most dynamic lens effects you’ll come across in the App Store; so two Snappr shots are hardly the same!

  • Doccle (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/be/app/doccle-for-iphone-ipad/id970053203?l=nl&mt=8

    Doccle is the first online consumer platform wich automatically saves all your important documents of connected partners. On Doccle, you cannot only store, but also search, read, confirm, transfer and pay your documents.

    The app provides the following features:

    * Quick handling of new documents.
    * Designate documents you want to read later.
    * Mark your documents as read so that they are automatically placed in your Doccle archive.
    * Acknowledge receipt of a document.
    * Pay invoices.
    * Quickly search for documents through your archive.
    * Search for documents based on the date.
    * Search for documents using categories.
    * Search for documents based on a partner.
    * Transfer documents to other people.

Skills
  • Languages
    XML, HTML, Swift, Swift 2, Swift 1, Objective-C, SQL
  • Frameworks
    AFNetworking, ZURB Foundation, iPhone SDK, ReactiveCocoa, UIkit, AssetsLibrary, CloudKit, Core Foundation, Core Location, Core Motion, Media Player, Social Framework, MapKit, CFNetwork, Accelerate
  • Libraries/APIs
    Alamofire, Core Animation, SDWebImage, Core Graphics, ObjectMapper, Facebook Pop, RxSwift, Facebook iOS SDK, OHHTTPStubs, Core Image, HealthKit, Kingfisher, SpriteKit
  • Tools
    Xcode, iOS Instruments, iOS Simulator, Apple Push Notifications, Sketch, Google Docs, Fastlane, JIRA, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Google Analytics, AsyncDisplayKit
  • Paradigms
    REST, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Functional Programming, Functional Reactive Programming, Behavior-driven Development (BDD)
  • Platforms
    Apple, iOS, Mixpanel
  • Storage
    JSON, SQLite, Realm, PostgreSQL
  • Other
    iPhone, iPad, Push Notifications, Photos Framework, Reveal, Google Material Design, AVFoundation, WebKit, Audio, Security
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Multimedia and Communications
    2005 - 2008
    Howest Technical University, PIH - Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Technical High School degree in Multimedia and Design
    2003 - 2005
    Municipal Institute of Decorative Arts and Crafts - Antwerp, Belgium
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