Pratham Mehta, Software Developer in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Pratham Mehta

Software Developer in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Member since August 27, 2019
Pratham is a seasoned developer who, for years, has been successfully writing and delivering mobile apps for clients from all over the world. He's also successfully served as the CTO of GrabbnGo. Where Pratham shines is the creation of React Native cross-platform apps that perform flawlessly on iOS and Android; he’s also quite good working within teams due to his willingness to share and communicate.
Pratham is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Windows, Reactotron, MacOS, GitHub, VS Code

The most amazing...

...thing was building the iOS/Android apps as well as the back-end geometric algorithms to performs complex calculations to find points of interest along routes.

Employment

  • Sole Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Flytheapp.com
    • Worked as the sole developer for the front-end and back-end technologies on Fly: an app that allows aviation enthusiasts to log all their journeys across the world.
    • Oversaw the end-to-end deployment of the project.
    • Delivered the app to the App Store.
    • Created the UI/UX of the app.
    Technologies: Google Cloud Functions, Firebase, Node.js, React Native
  • Freelance Mobile Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    lastbit, SIA
    • Worked at lastbit: a cryptocurrency company building software and hardware to help people securely store and spend their cryptocurrency.
    • Collaborated with the lastbit team to build their entire bitcoin wallet.
    • Integrated SegWit, Bech32, BIP44, BIP49, and so on into the bitcoin wallet.
    • Implemented a lightning wallet that was deeply integrated with the bitcoin on-chain wallet.
    Technologies: Blockchain, Bitcoin, React Native
  • Freelance Mobile Developer

    2018 - 2019
    CorProof
    • Worked closely with the team at CorProof to build their iOS and Android apps. CorProof is an app that allows construction workers to perform daily activities like check-in/check-out, report an incident or complete safety training right on the app.
    • Built the cross-platform app with a single codebase.
    • Architected and built an offline-first app where all user actions were locally cached and synced with the server when a connection was available.
    Technologies: React Native
  • CTO

    2016 - 2018
    GrabbnGo
    • Served as the CTO of GrabbnGo and was responsible for the entire tech stack.
    • Filed a patent at GrabbnGo for "Delayed Just In Time Ordering."
    • Architected the entire system along with schemas, technologies, and frameworks used.
    • Built a real-time location arrival and departure prediction and engine.
    • Developed an end-to-end inventory-and-order management system capable of maintaining inventories of large grocery stores.
    • Built an indoor-mapping solution capable of mapping building layouts like grocery stores, malls, or airports and provided real-time directions.
    Technologies: Express.js, Node.js, Django, iOS, React Native
  • Lead Mobile Developer

    2014 - 2017
    Shyne
    • Shyne is a music app that makes it easy for anyone to create music.
    • Worked on the iOS application for Shyne.
    • Implemented a multitrack audio recording engine using Core Audio and the Amazing Audio Engine.
    • Built multichannel recording for the app enabling users to record created music and their voice at the same time.
    • Built an in-app purchases store allowing users to purchase new packs of music.
    Technologies: Core Audio, The Amazing Audio Engine (TAAE), iOS
  • Summer Intern

    2015 - 2015
    Microsoft
    • Built a tool to enable teams across Microsoft to quickly deploy build, test, and production environments.
    • Worked extensively with Azure and Azure VM Management.
    • Supported automated environment deployments with ARM templates.
    • Performed system configuration and automation using desired state configuration.
    Technologies: Windows PowerShell, Azure, .NET, C#

Experience

  • Corproof | An App to Help Construction Workers Have Safer and More Productive Lives

    Corproof is a React Native app for iOS and Android that helps construction workers stay safe on the job while being productive. I built the entire app based on the beautiful designs provided by the client.

    Project Details:
    • The app was designed as an offline-first app where all data was locally cached. Even form submissions are saved locally and submitted when an internet connection is available.
    • The app uses Firebase cloud messaging for notifications.
    • The app uses the Geolocation API to get the location of the user.
    • The app works with complex and dynamically generated forms based on an API.

  • lastbit | Secure App/device to Store and Spend Your Cryptocurrency
    https://lastbit.io

    lastbit is a hardware company that specializes in making highly secure devices to store and spend cryptocurrencies.

    I worked as a freelancer at lastbit and helped build the iOS and Android apps on React Native. The app works with several advanced technologies like Bech32, SegWit, and more.

    The app also features a lightning wallet for Bitcoin where users can instantly make transactions without having to wait for on-chain confirmations.

  • Shyne! | Make Music

    Shyne is an iOS app that lets users mix different types of music, record audio tracks, sing over the audio and share the audio with their friends. I built the entire app.

    The app features an Audiobus integration, in-app purchases, multi-channel audio processing, and file management.

  • GrabbnGo | Virtual Drive-through App

    Order your favorite food on the GrabbnGo app and pick it up on your way home, at the office, or at a friend’s place. You won’t even need to park your car. Just reach the GrabbnGo pick-up point next to the restaurant and hot-and-fresh food will be waiting for you.

    I was responsible for the entire tech stack at GrabbnGo and built the app from scratch in React Native. I also built part of the server in Django.

Skills

  • Frameworks

    React Native, Django, Express.js, .NET, Windows PowerShell, The Amazing Audio Engine (TAAE)
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google Maps, Facebook Login, Node.js, Core Audio
  • Platforms

    iOS, Android, Firebase, Mobile, Apple, MacOS, Windows, Linux, Blockchain, Azure
  • Other

    Location Services, Apps, OOP Designs, Bitcoin, Google Cloud Functions
  • Languages

    JavaScript, Python 3, C#
  • Tools

    Sketch, VS Code, GitHub, Reactotron
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Redis

Education

  • Bachelor of Technology Degree in Information Technology
    2012 - 2016
    VIT University - Vellore, India

Certifications

  • Improving Deep Neural Networks: Hyperparameter Tuning, Regularization, and Optimization
    OCTOBER 2017 - PRESENT
    Deeplearning.ai via Coursera
  • Neural Networks and Deep Learning
    SEPTEMBER 2017 - PRESENT
    Deeplearning.ai via Coursera
  • Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity
    MAY 2017 - PRESENT
    Stanford University via Coursera

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