Dino Budimilic, Prototyping Developer in Ilagan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines
Dino Budimilic

Prototyping Developer in Ilagan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines

Member since January 14, 2013
Dino is an Apple app developer always trying to use the latest tools Apple has to offer. He is traveling the world while helping startups make their ideas come to life. He loves to meet new people and engage with new ideas and challenges.
Dino is now available for hire




Ilagan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines



Preferred Environment


The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is Beat Saber, a score extractor that automatically manages a high-score list between all the machines.


  • Lead iOS Developer

    2016 - 2019
    Playbook Technologies
    • Led the development for the Playbook Creator app, which helps content creators create and manage their content.
    • Led the development of the Playbook consumer app, which enables everyone to subscribe to the Playbook platform and access all the content on the platform.
    • Built a custom video crop feature that I'm really proud of. It should be still visible in Creator App as part of the App Store video for the Playbook app.
    Technologies: Swift
  • Lead iOS Developer

    2014 - 2015
    The Bakery
    • Built an app to find local cafes with good wifi.
    • Developed an app to connect people that want to teach each other languages.
    • Created an app for sharing sound bits around you on Twitter.
    Technologies: Objective-C
  • iOS Developer

    2013 - 2015
    Zero Bit
    • Founded the company in Italy.
    • Made and published a game Sketch&Fetch.
    • Made a mobile app for tracking public bus schedules and itineraries for Rijeka (Croatia).
    • Got public funding to run this business.
    • Successfully closed the company after running it for more than a year without financial loss.
    Technologies: Objective-C
  • API Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    • Developed both back-end and front-end components of the company API.
    • Worked on front-end user administration, including the creation of functions for parsing whois data and processing PayPal information.
    • Created MySQL tables to save historical data of all the domains involved in WhoAPI processing and optimized the collection of said data.
    • Contributed to the development of the Domainchy iOS app, written in Objective-C with a PHP back-end for integration with WHMCS API to allow users to buy domains using the iOS app.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, jQuery
  • BI Developer

    2011 - 2013
    • Built custom scripts in PHP to automate database communication and data profiling.
    • Used ETL tools (including Informatica and Talend) to handle data migration and optimization of data handling in general.
    • Developed Flex widget for Microstrategy reports.
    Technologies: PHP, Talend, Informatica, Flex
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    • Modified WordPress themes by changing designs and adding custom features, such as post ratings.
    • Wrote PHP scripts to populate WordPress databases with data from Adria24 Forum and RSS feeds.
    • Handled front-end and back-end development of company websites in PHP, focusing on debugging and error handling.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery


  • Playbook iOS App (Development)

    Mobile marketplace for health and fitness content.

    I was the lead iOS developer and business co-founder, responsible for most of the UX/UI stuff you can see in the app. I have a strong passion for smooth and bouncy interfaces.

    Some design elements are not what I would consider ideal, but I have prototypes that I can show to share the whole picture.

  • Playbook Creator iOS App (Development)

    App for managing content available on the Playbook app.

    I'm especially proud of the video crop feature I built for this app (should be visible on the App Store preview video).

  • Autotrollej - Rijeka City Bus (Development)

    Rijeka (Croatia) bus schedule and last minute notifications in your pocket.

  • Easy Call (Development)

    Easy Call - quickly get to your most important contacts.

    Use cases:
    - Teach your kids how to use the app for cases of emergency.
    - Make your grandparents' lives easier by setting up a quick call list.
    - Store emergency numbers while you are traveling.

  • Stack AI (Development)

    Stack unites email, calendar and contacts in one place so you can manage your key contacts and follow ups on the go.

  • RandAll (Development)

    RandAll is a simple and quick generator for anything and everything.

  • Y5 (Development)

    Get work done on the road. App that helps you find good wifi and outlets to charge your devices.

  • Sketch&Fetch (Development)

    Group game played between friends in real life.

  • Domainchy (Development)

    Branded iPhone app that lets clients easily register and control domains and web hosting services. Uses the WhoAPI API to retrieve information regarding relevant domains.

  • WhoAPI (Development)

    Developed numerous API functions and implemented front-end account administration. Additionally, contributed to database design and scalability.


  • Languages

    Swift, Objective-C
  • Paradigms

    Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design
  • Platforms

    iOS, MacOS, Windows, Bitrise
  • Other

    Prototyping, Lean Startups, Informatica, Game Development
  • Tools

    Xcode, Git, Adobe Photoshop, Fastlane
  • Frameworks

    Core Data
  • Libraries/APIs

    Twitter iOS SDK, Facebook iOS SDK, CocoaPods
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, MySQL, Teradata, Realm Database


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2005 - 2008
    The University of Rijeka - Rijeka, Croatia


  • Gamification
    MAY 2013 - PRESENT
    University of Pennsylvania

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