Nicolae Arbuleac, Developer in Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Romania
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Nicolae Arbuleac

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Software Developer

Location
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Romania
Toptal Member Since
December 26, 2014

Nicolae is an outstanding Android software developer with over 3 years of experience in the field. He has worked on a large variety of projects and is comfortable working with teams that are small, large, local, or distributed. He likes the challenges that Android development brings, particularly in relation to the range of Android devices on the market.

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Chrome, Sublime Text, Genymotion, Android Studio

The most amazing...

...thing I've ever built is a context-aware application displaying ads based on user profiles.

Work Experience

Android Developer

2010 - PRESENT
Freelance
  • Worked on a broad range of B2C and B2B application bots.
  • Developed a real estate Android application.
  • Worked on PBS applications for Android set top boxes.
  • Developed an event application.
Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, Android, Java

Android Developer

2011 - 2014
Contract
  • Developed software on Android versions 2.3 and up.
  • Tracked issues with JIRA and managed the work log.
  • Worked in large distributed teams.
  • Used Git/SVN version control systems.
  • Analyzed mobile applications and handled UI/UX for Android.
Technologies: Java, Android

Teadate (via Toptal)

http://www.teadateapp.com/
Teadate is a dating app for the transgender community, a place where transgender and trans-attracted hearts connect. Swipe right to Like or left to Pass. If someone likes you back, it’s a match!

Uluvit (via Toptal)

http://www.uluvit.com/
Uluvit frees you from the distraction and lack of time that gets in the way of connecting with people you care about. Start by rating things based on your own preferences to express what you love, like, don’t like, and hate as easily as tapping buttons. Play with someone else to send over guesses of what you think they’ll enjoy and you’ll earn points to show off on their leaderboard. Share your passions with personalized messages, quick quips, and playful competition to learn more about your friends and strengthen relationships in a fun, easy way!

TEDx Cluj

http://tedxcluj.com/
An Android application for a local TEDx event. It implements the following functionalities:
1. Integration with a REST API for acquiring a list of presentations, speakers, agendas and partners
2. Google Maps integration
3. Implementing a chat feature via Twitter APIs
4. Custom UI widgets
5. Implementation of Android L design guidelines
The app is currently waiting to be submitted.

Libraries/APIs

Butterknife, Facebook SDK, Facebook API, Twitter API, Twitter SDK, Android Support Library, Picasso, Volley Android Library, Retrofit, React, LinkedIn API

Tools

Android Studio, Gradle, Genymotion, Sublime Text

Frameworks

Android SDK, Chrome

Languages

Java, SQL, PHP, JavaScript

Platforms

Android

Storage

MySQL

Paradigms

Agile Software Development

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