Justin Kent, Software Developer in Jupiter, United States
Justin Kent

Software Developer in Jupiter, United States

Member since June 20, 2022
Justin's start in software dates back to the mid-90s, building websites with HTML and Flash ActionScript. Soon after iPhone launched, he started developing for mobile, focusing on the Apple technology stack. Since then, he's grown and established over 40 apps for name-brand Fortune 500 companies, including on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
Justin is now available for hire




Jupiter, United States



Preferred Environment

Xcode, Swift, SwiftUI, Objective-C, UIKit

The most amazing...

...app I've developed is a cube of Jell-O that could listen to music and then dance to the beat.


  • President and Freelance Developer

    2009 - PRESENT
    Award Winning Apps
    • Launched over 25 native iPhone and iPad apps to iTunes.
    • Built a wide variety of apps using Xcode, Swift, UIKit, Objective-C, Core Animation, WatchKit, HealthKit, and many other native Apple technologies, as well as several web technologies.
    • Utilized Xcode, VS Code, Swift, Ionic, and other tools to build the apps, then Azure DevOps, AppCenter, or TestFlight, together with Git and CI/CD pipelines, to deliver the app directly to the device.
    Technologies: Xcode, Swift, SwiftUI, Objective-C, UIKit, HealthKit, WatchKit, iOS, tvOS, iOS SceneKit, Interface Builder, CI/CD Pipelines, Git, GitFlow, Ionic, React Native, Figma, ARKit, Agile, Scrum, REST, GraphQL, iTunes Connect, App Store
  • Vice President of Engineering

    2016 - 2018
    Float Left Interactive
    • Brought life to the vision of our partner brands and delightful TV experiences to their audiences. Created unique and artful apps for the world's most prolific media brands, responsible for all aspects of engineering and production.
    • Drove the on-schedule delivery of professional services engagements.
    • Managed the creation of internal toolkits and external SaaS products.
    • Cultivated a team of talented software professionals.
    • Scoped projects, responded to RFPs, and established pricing.
    • Interfaced with the executive and production staff of clients and partners.
    • Defined departmental priorities and kept them front of mind.
    • Delivered the highest-grossing fiscal year in the company's history.
    • Launched several TV experiences, including NBC Sports, Sony, MLB, Red Bull, AMC, Ovation, and Catholic TV.
    Technologies: Xcode, Swift, Code Review, Android TV, Roku, iOS, Tizen, Git, GitFlow, Source Code Review, Management, P&L Management, P&L Forecasting
  • Lead Scientist

    2012 - 2015
    Modernizing Medicine
    • Created applications that change the way doctors practice medicine.
    • Developed features in ModMed's flagship product, EMA for iPad, using Xcode and Agile process.
    • Evaluated and prototyped new technologies for inclusion in future product offerings.
    • Researched and prepared patent filings for submission to the USPTO.
    Technologies: Xcode, Swift, Objective-C, UIKit, Subversion (SVN), Agile, Crashlytics, HockeyApp, WordPress
  • Tech Lead and Mobile Specialist

    2009 - 2012
    Crispin Porter & Bogusky
    • Launched numerous high-profile projects for name-brand clients.
    • Built software to create world-class, native mobile applications.
    • Lectured internally as a product trainer and externally as a mobile evangelist.
    • Conceived, engineered, and deployed native mobile and digital out-of-home products.
    Technologies: Xcode, Objective-C, UIKit, Unity, Flash, Agile, REST, Adobe Flex, OpenCV, Core Audio, AudioUnit, ActionScript 3, Flash ActionScript, Subversion (SVN), Scrum, Photoshop CC
  • Software and Web Developer

    2008 - 2009
    Miami Herald
    • Developed award-winning iPhone applications for partner brands, such as the Miami Dolphins.
    • Built video and interactive features for MiamiHerald.com and Miami.com.
    • Combined Flash and Ajax to integrate our distinct look with outside vendor APIs.
    Technologies: Xcode, Objective-C, UIKit, Flash, ActionScript 3, REST, Flash ActionScript, vMix, WordPress, Interface Builder, iTunes Connect, App Store, Ajax, HTML, CSS


  • Reese's Book Club

    The companion application for Reese Witherspoon's Book Club. Built for iOS and Android using React Native. Nominated for a Webby People's Choice Award.

    I was the tech director that liaised with the client and managed the team of developers.

  • Nike NbG

    A native iOS application built for young women, containing a curated feed of products, lifestyle news, and influencer posts. App users are encouraged to weigh in on images and are offered the opportunity to tag them as buy, fave, or share through DM or social media. Hit the buy icon to be seamlessly moved to a store where the featured items are available for purchase.

  • Astro by PricewaterhouseCoopers

    PwC's product group deployed a virtual assistant called Astro internally to help employees navigate back office tasks and 1,600 systems. A cross-platform app for iOS and Android, built on the Ionic framework and integrated with many disparate back-end services to make complex queries accessible via simple spoken language questions. Highly confidential partner data made security and testing a high priority. I was the director of mobile development, leading a hybrid onshore/offshore team on a 24/7 schedule, conducting code reviews, and performing release management.

  • Trulicity by Eli Lilly

    Trulicity is a once-a-week injectable that can be life-changing for people living with Type II diabetes. The companion app was developed natively for iOS in Swift and Obj-C, and as an FDA-regulated Class II medical device, warranted the utmost care in the development, testing, and release. My role was as the lead developer and manager of a small offshore team.


  • Languages

    Swift, Objective-C, ActionScript 3, GraphQL, Flash ActionScript, HTML, CSS
  • Frameworks

    SwiftUI, UIKit, iOS SceneKit, ARKit, Unity, React Native, WatchKit, Ionic, Adobe Flex, AudioUnit
  • Tools

    Xcode, Git, Subversion (SVN), Crashlytics, iTunes Connect, Interface Builder, Flash, Figma, Photoshop CC
  • Paradigms

    Agile, REST, Scrum, Management, Azure DevOps
  • Platforms

    iOS, HockeyApp, WordPress, Android TV, Tizen, tvOS, Android
  • Other

    Code Review, GitFlow, Source Code Review, App Store, Scrum Master, CI/CD Pipelines, Algorithms, Systems, Machine Vision, Architecture, Roku, Product Ownership, P&L Management, P&L Forecasting, Design, vMix, Ajax, Cordova, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Text to Speech (TTS), Augmented Reality (AR), Release Management
  • Libraries/APIs

    HealthKit, OpenCV, Core Audio


  • Bachelor's Degree in Art and Design
    2000 - 2001
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    1996 - 2000
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, USA


  • Certified Scrum Master
    JULY 2013 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    JULY 2013 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance

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