Francisco Rimoldi

Francisco Rimoldi

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Francisco Rimoldi

Francisco Rimoldi

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Member since February 19, 2013
Francisco is young, energetic and always ready to solve problems. He lives and breathes to build new innovative products. Bringing leadership experience and professionalism to any team, he loves working with talented designers and collaborating on new projects.
Francisco is now available for hire
  • Xcode, 6 years
  • iOS, 6 years
  • Mac OS X, 5 years
  • OpenGL ES, 4 years
  • Swift, 3 years
  • React.js, 2 years
  • OpenAL, 2 years
  • Redux, 1 year
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Preferred Environment
Mac OS X, XCode, Git
The most amazing...
...iOS app I've worked on is reTXT . A new texting app full of amazing features.
  • iOS Engineer
    2014 - 2015
    • Built a text messaging iOS app from scratch, working on a 3-iOS-devs team.
    • Integrated Apache Thrift.
    • Implemented a custom SQLite local database.
    • Built an API to use in all mobile clients.
    • Created complex animations using Core Animation and Auto Layout.
    Technologies: iOS, Thrift, Core Animation, SQLite, Auto Layout
  • iOS Engineer
    Nu Design (via Toptal)
    2014 - 2014
    • Worked for a software factory based in São Pablo, Brazil.
    • Developed Camino app for iOS, an app to send postcards and printed photos.
    • Integrated the Core Data + Ruby back-end API.
    • Handled "non-internet" situations.
    • Created a set of classes to work with remote files and images asynchronously.
    Technologies: iOS SDK, Objective-C
  • iOS Engineer
    Takebytes (via Toptal)
    2014 - 2014
    • Developed a full simple calculator app in one week.
    • Designed an algorithm to convert numbers between different languages, even with different numeric systems like Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tamil.
    • Implemented full UI/UX given from a designer.
    • Implemented a calculator stack algorithm to perform composed calculations.
    Technologies: iOS SDK, Objective-C
  • iOS Engineer
    Wuzy (via Toptal)
    2013 - 2014
    • Created a real-time ride-sharing application for iOS.
    • Developed a system to display nearby driver locations moving around the map in real time.
    • Created a testing framework to simulate driver and customer motion around the map, following a route on the streets.
    • Designed the whole app architecture from scratch.
    • Developed a system using Pub Nub to communicate between customers, drivers and web app in real time.
    • Developed Parse custom cloud code to work with Stripe, in order to handle credit card payments inside the app.
    Technologies: iOS SDK, Objective-C, Core Data, PubNub, Parse, MapBox
  • iOS Engineer
    Seth Hein (via Toptal)
    2013 - 2013
    • Developed an "in-house" application for Amway Family from scratch.
    • Integrated content fully with WordPress API.
    • Supported offline navigation by caching data with Core Data local storage.
    • Implemented full UI/UX.
    • Used RestKit open source framework.
    Technologies: iOS SDK, Objective-C, WordPress REST API
  • iOS Engineer
    Paktor (via Toptal)
    2013 - 2013
    • Contributed to the Paktor development team for their iOS app.
    • Developed a full real-time chat to integrate into the app, with communicates with a Java back-end.
    • Developed a translation system for a chat in multiple Asian languages.
    • Improved iOS app performance and bug fixing.
    • Improved the iOS app's UI/UX.
    Technologies: iOS SDK, Objective-C
  • Senior iOS Engineer
    GJG (via Toptal)
    2013 - 2013
    • Did location-based programming.
    • Created real-time maps.
    • Built real-time messaging.
    • Integrated third-party APIs.
    • Created a testing framework to simulate motion.
    Technologies: iOS, Maps, Geolocation
  • iOS Developer
    2013 - 2013
    • Developed BSKT iOS app, which lets users earn points based on their social network interactions,
    • Created framework to operate BCKSTGR web services.
    Technologies: Objective-C
  • iOS Developer Leader
    Fun Touch LLC
    2011 - 2013
    • Led all of the company's iOS development, dealing directly with customers located around the globe.
    • Created "Slow Moment" iOS app, which lets users create short video clips in slow motion, with custom background audio.
    • Created "Video Frames" iOS app, which let users merge multiple videos into a single collage.
    • Created an OpenGL-based library for manipulating raw video data and adding advanced effects (e.g., slow motion).
    • Supported Apple's AVFoundation framework to work with audio and video.
    Technologies: Objective-C, C, C++
  • Web Developer
    2009 - 2011
    • Created the SOBD web app, used by clients to manage job searches and applicant resumes.
    • Worked at Help Desk, resolving customers issues.
    • Led a team of three developers to create new products for the website.
    • Migrated the entire platform from PHP and Oracle to Java and MySQL.
    • Created the EXPOBUMERAN product, a virtual job trade show made in pure HTML 5 and JavaScript.
    Technologies: PHP, PERL, Java, JavaScript
  • Slow Moment (Development)

    Slow Moment is a video app for iOS that lets you record your own clips in slow motion and, after selecting custom background music, create your own masterpiece.

  • Video Frames (Development)

    Video frames is a video app for iOS that brings the Pic Frames concept to video by allowing you to record multiple videos and play them simultaneously. The app itself is very easy to use and contains an intuitive UI.

  • Uni Calc (Development)

    Simple calculator in multiple languages as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tamil and more than 15 Asian languages.

  • Paktor (Development)

    Paktor helps you find people nearby who like you and allows you to connect with them if you like them too.

  • Chartboost University Program (Other amazing things)

    My video game company, Macondo Games, was selected between more than 200 indie companies from all around the world to attend to CBU program in San Francisco and present our title, "Pet Monsters" for iOS.

  • Francisco is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Francisco shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
  • Languages
    SQL, Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript, C
  • Frameworks
    Redux, React Native, Cocoa Touch
  • Libraries/APIs
    OpenGL ES, React.js, Node.js, OpenAL, Facebook API, Twitter API
  • Tools
    Xcode, Auto Layout
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, Declarative Programming, Functional Programming
  • Platforms
    Mac OS X, iOS
  • Storage
    MySQL, Realm, MongoDB
  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering
    Universidad Tecnológica Nacional - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    2009 - 2014
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