Chady Kassouf, Software Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
Chady Kassouf

Software Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada

Member since February 17, 2017
Chady is a full-stack web and iOS developer. He is fully fluent in Objective-C and Swift, and has a very long record of shipping products with the LAMP stack. He has solid experience with all things front-end and can work very closely with designers and UX teams.
Chady is now available for hire


  • Self-employed
    CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, Laravel, PHP, Objective-C, Swift, iOS, Vue...
  • TEACH, Inc.
    PHP, Laravel, Drupal, React, IT Management, SOC Compliance, Web Security...
  • M&C Saatchi
    Laravel, Swift, Xcode, iOS, Full-stack



Montreal, QC, Canada



Preferred Environment

Terminal, PhpStorm, Sublime Text, Xcode

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a fintech application that provides automation for compliance and risk management programs.


  • Web/Mobile Consultant

    2008 - PRESENT
    • Developed websites and mobile applications for over 150 clients.
    • Helped multiple clients finalize problematic projects by providing the needed expertise to bring projects to release.
    • Created a white-labeled iOS application for supporting a large number of online forums.
    • Built mission-critical applications that scale and support thousands of users.
    • Integrated social media tools and SDKs into various websites and mobile applications.
    Technologies: CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, Laravel, PHP, Objective-C, Swift, iOS, Vue, Relational Databases, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Full-stack
  • CTO

    2019 - 2021
    TEACH, Inc.
    • Guided the dev team and helped streamline and optimize the dev/deployment lifecycle.
    • Built and launched a new MVP that quickly turned into a full product.
    • Participated in the company's efforts to achieve compliance.
    Technologies: PHP, Laravel, Drupal, React, IT Management, SOC Compliance, Web Security,, HubSpot, Salesforce, Jira, Vue, Relational Databases, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Lead iOS Developer

    2016 - 2017
    M&C Saatchi
    • Built and maintained an iOS application for a major client.
    • Supported the design and implementation of the API.
    • Integrated services such as Facebook SDK, OneSignal, Firebase, and HealthKit.
    Technologies: Laravel, Swift, Xcode, iOS, Full-stack
  • Lead Mobile Engineer

    2013 - 2015
    Nextly, Inc.
    • Built two mobile applications to support the company's online services.
    • Helped implement back-end services and APIs.
    • Helped maintain and extend a web crawler service that reads, analyzes, and categorizes web pages.
    • Implemented test suites for various services.
    Technologies: CakePHP, Objective-C, Xcode, Relational Databases, iOS, Swift
  • Team Lead

    2006 - 2009
    Element Creative Communications
    • Helped direct, build, and engineer most of the company’s projects.
    • Assisted the design team by delivering pixel-perfect implementation of websites.
    • Introduced new technologies into the company’s production team.
    • Helped with building and expanding the development team.
    Technologies: Flash ActionScript, PHP, HTML
  • Web Developer and Network Administrator

    2000 - 2006
    • Assisted in setting a large amount of the company’s design policies.
    • Introduced new media into the company’s production team.
    • Supported the hosting and management of a client base of 500+ websites.
    Technologies: Linux, PHP, CSS, HTML


  • Crowdservice (via Toptal)

    Built a platform for posting jobs, bidding on jobs, and handling online payment, escrow, and payouts.

    Implemented the back-end API and the iOS application.

    Tech Stack: Laravel, Swift, Stripe, AWS

  • Product of the Year (Asset Management)

    Built an asset management platform serving over 40 countries. Includes support for media conversions, notifications, invoicing, and billing as well as PDF generation.

    Tech Stack: Laravel, Vue.js, AWS

  • Marketing Milk (via Toptal)

    Implemented Offline Ad Events importer for Facebook with ability to filter and edit data.

    Tech Stack: Laravel, React, Redux, Facebook API

  • Momentum Dashboard (via Toptal)

    Helped with implementing various aspects of a government-related platform that serves over 500 sites.

    Tech Stack: Laravel, Vue.js, React, Angular, Private API access.

  • The Cloud Life (via Toptal)

    Built the platform for managing and storing files; an API to serve an iOS app to access the platform; a billing system that can handle Stripe and in-app subscriptions with Apple, and the front end for the website and supporting control panels.

    Tech Stack: Laravel, Stripe, AppStore integration, Vue.js

  • Crush the Numbers (via Toptal)

    Built a game engine and corresponding back end. The game is built with TypeScript and wrapped in a native iOS app.

    Tech Stack: TypeScript, Swift, Laravel.

  • Pointer Planner (via Toptal)

    Helped optimize management of large numbers of location updates on a live map.

    Tech Stack: Vue.js

  • 60fps Camera

    Back in the days of the iPhone 5, the device camera had the potential to shoot videos at 60fps, but the native camera app did not allow that. This is when this app was born. It provided the ability to shoot and export 60fps videos with your iPhone.

    Ever since, more functionality has been added to the application, adding the ability to apply filters and manually control focus while always maintaining a simple and intuitive user interface.

  • Censor It

    This app allows you to easily censor parts of an image before sharing it. Took a screenshot that has important information you don't want to share? Censor It out. Want to share that group photo but want to preserve the privacy of some people? Censor them out.

    It has the following features:

    • Ability to switch between blur and pixelate.
    • Ability to specify the amount of censorship to apply.
    • Zoom and Pan for better precision.
    • Does not overwrite the original image when saving.
    • Ability to share directly to Facebook and Twitter.

  • Lawn Mower

    A fun and addictive game where you drive a lawnmower to cut the grass and try to clear out the field as much as you can.

    This is a game where you can never lose. Play when you have some free time, when you're on the bus, in the subway, anywhere, whenever you have a couple of minutes to kill.

    It features 250 hand-crafted levels.

  • NoSquint

    Full-screen face dialer and large talking dial pad.

    Dial without even looking at the screen. NoSquint is developed to help the visually impaired and seniors relying only on their hearing senses to dial new or saved contacts.

    Identify contacts not just by their names, pictures, or phone numbers, but also by their own voice. Share your contact cards by email including your recorded voice tags.

  • Phoenicia Real Estate

    Developed a back-end system for managing properties online, as well as an API allowing the client's local property management application to publish properties directly to the website.


  • Languages

    HTML, PHP, JavaScript, PHP 7, Objective-C, Swift, CSS, Flash ActionScript, TypeScript, Perl, Bash, Java
  • Frameworks

    Spring, Laravel,, Symfony, CakePHP
  • Libraries/APIs

    Stripe API, jQuery, Facebook API, Social Media APIs, Vue, HealthKit, React
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, Xcode, Sublime Text 3, Git, Composer, Webpack, Sublime Text, Terminal, Adobe After Effects, Make, Jira
  • Paradigms

    REST, Model View Controller (MVC), Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile
  • Platforms

    iOS, Firebase, Linux, Amazon EC2, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Meteor, Android, Drupal,, Salesforce
  • Storage

    MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Relational Databases, NoSQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    Data Analysis, Mobile App Development, APIs, Software Development, Full-stack, UI Animation, Flash Animation, User Experience (UX), eCommerce, Regular Expressions, Chrome Extensions, Payment Gateways, Amazon Elastic Transcoder, IT Management, Vi, SOC Compliance, Web Security, HubSpot, Machine Learning


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2001 - 2006
    American University of Science and Technology - Beirut
  • Coursework in Architecture
    1998 - 2001
    Lebanese University, Fine Arts Institue - Beirut


  • Deep Learning
  • PHP: Performance Optimization

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