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Jamie McDaniel, iOS Developer in Lexington, KY, United States
Jamie McDaniel

iOS Developer in Lexington, KY, United States

Member since December 4, 2013
Jamie is an iOS developer working with Xcode, Swift, Objective-C, UIKit, and Core Data on a daily basis. He stays up to date on best practices that are being adopted by the iOS community and implements them into his work. He strives to provide an excellent user experience via clean, maintainable code.
Jamie is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • iOS SDK, 6 years
  • Objective-C, 6 years
  • Xcode, 6 years
  • Core Data, 5 years
  • Swift, 4 years
  • Git, 3 years
  • TestFlight, 3 years
  • Core Bluetooth, 1 year
Lexington, KY, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Xcode, Git

The most amazing...

...app I’ve worked on was Haiku Home, to control Haiku ceiling fans and lights.

Employment

  • iOS Developer

    2015 - 2018
    Big Ass Fans
    • Developed the "Haiku Home" app, which controls Haiku ceiling fans, lights, and wall switches.
    • Made all changes necessary to get the app properly running on 4.7” and 5.5” iPhones. Previously, it only scaled up to the 4” iPhone screen.
    • Performed the work required for "Haiku Home" to be a universal app, properly running on iPad (no longer a scaled-up iPhone screen) in both portrait and landscape with support for Slide Over and Split View.
    • Improved performance significantly, using instruments to identify slow code and memory issues.
    • Fixed all Xcode warnings.
    • Rewrote much of the codebase from Objective-C to Swift.
    • Rearchitected the app to use dependency injection for view controllers and avoid segues.
    • Managed beta testing with TestFlight.
    • Took over as lead iOS developer in April 2016. I continued to implement features as directed by management and the design team while monitoring crash reports using Crashlytics and fixing bugs.
    Technologies: Xcode, Swift, Objective-C, UIKit, Core Data, Core Bluetooth, TestFlight, Git
  • iOS Developer

    2013 - 2015
    Freelance iOS Developer
    • Completed What's Next, an iPad app for AARP's Life Reimagined Initiative, for Bananas Digital Agency.
    • Contributed to the creation of an app for the multifamily real estate industry for SightPlan, Inc.
    • Developed and deployed an iPad app for MWM Digital to promote the city of Houston, Texas for a global conference that Houston was a finalist to host.
    Technologies: Xcode, Swift, Objective-C, UIKit, Git, Core Data

Experience

  • Haiku Home (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/haiku-home/id902021647?mt=8

    I was the lead developer for Big Ass Fan's "Haiku Home" app, which controlled Haiku fans, lights, and wall controls.

  • SightWalk (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sightwalk/id720859186?mt=8

    SightWalk is an app that addresses a need of the multi-family real estate industry. The app is used to take pictures of maintenance issues on the property, tag the location, assign the work to a team member, and set a due date. SightPlan is a subscription service. The company's founders have expertise in the multi-family real estate industry and plan to further polish the app and add many more features.

  • Cornhole Easy Score (Development)

    Cornhole Easy Score is an app I originally designed and developed to showcase my skills with the iOS SDK. The app provides a polished, modern way of keeping score when playing the physical game of cornhole.

Skills

  • Languages

    Swift, Objective-C
  • Frameworks

    UIkit, iOS SDK, Core Location, Core Bluetooth, Core Data, MapKit
  • Tools

    Xcode, Auto Layout, Interface Builder, TestFlight, Git, Charles, Adobe Photoshop
  • Platforms

    iOS
  • Libraries/APIs

    CocoaPods

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering
    1992 - 1996
    University of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
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