Turushan Aktay, iOS Developer in Hamburg, Germany
Turushan Aktay

iOS Developer in Hamburg, Germany

Member since October 29, 2018
Turushan is an iOS developer with over six years of experience in building native apps for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. He graduated with a BS in computer science in 2015 and has comprehensive knowledge of iOS user experience and clean coding. He has successfully built several apps from the ground up and published them on the App Store.
Turushan is now available for hire




Hamburg, Germany



Preferred Environment

Xcode, Swift, Sketch, GitHub, Mac OS, iOS

The most amazing...

...thing is that one of my own apps hit 600,000+ downloads and hit ranked #1 at its primary keyword.


  • iOS Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    COYO GmbH
    • Developed "COYO Engage" which is an employee app based on the COYO intranet platform, it enables accessing company news and real-time communication with colleagues.
    • Refactored and modularized old codebase into VIPER architecture.
    Technologies: Swift
  • iOS Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Self Employed
    • Developed "Viell" which is an exclusive and digital membership club where members can discover new people, crafted content and join members-only events (freelance).
    • Initiated and developed "Visit Izmir," a city guide app for Izmir, Turkey (freelance).
    • Developed "Flank Esports" which provides e-sport match results, news and promotes video game products (freelance).
    • Developed "Allzin" which is a social discovery app, gives users city specific activity recommendations.
    • Initiated and developed "Votti" which is a social media app based on creating polls and voting experiences (freelance).
    • Initiated and developed "BiCoin" which follows Turkish crypto exchanges and presents current rates of crypto coins.
    • Initiated and developed "Academy LoL" which provides several game-related features and contents for League of Legends players.
    • Initiated and developed "Overwatch Academy" which is a worldwide ranked #1 Overwatch app, provides game-related contents about Overwatch video game.
    • Initiated and developed "InstaNazar" which attaches evil eye beads and several photo effects on user's pictures.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C
  • iOS Developer

    2018 - 2019
    • Developed "DH" which is an iOS app of DonanımHaber, the biggest technology press in Turkey with its editorial and forum parts.
    • Transferred and modularized legacy Objective-C project to Swift project.
    • Interviewed with new iOS developer candidates for the team.
    • Implemented CI/CD with Bitrise and defined a testing pipeline from the ground up.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C, Bitrise
  • iOS Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Moodnode GmbH
    • Initiated and developed "Moodnode" which is an IoT controlled smart home system.
    • Implemented a push notification system for burglar detection.
    • Implemented a chart screen which shows your energy consumption, your carbon dioxide footprint or simply your daily habits.
    • Involved in UX decisions.
    Technologies: Swift, Fastlane
  • iOS Developer

    2015 - 2016
    • Initiated and developed "NTV" which is a Turkish nationwide television news channel.
    • Made use of auto layout and size classes to support iPhone and iPad with split view feature.
    • Implemented Apple Watch extension for NTV.
    • Implemented a custom video player with Picture-in-Picture feature for NTV.
    • Migrated a football fans app called Skor from iOS 5 to iOS 8.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C



  • Languages

    Swift, Objective-C
  • Frameworks

    UIkit, Core Location, WatchKit, Cocoa Touch
  • Tools

    Sketch, Crashlytics, Auto Layout, iOS Simulator, Xcode, Trello, Zeplin, Adobe Photoshop, SwiftLint, Git, GitHub, Terminal, SourceTree, PaintCode, Jira, Bitbucket, Fastlane, OneSignal
  • Platforms

    iOS, watchOS, Firebase, tvOS, Bitrise
  • Storage

  • Other

    User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), API Design, Freelance Developer, Size Classes
  • Libraries/APIs

    Alamofire, CocoaPods, Kingfisher, REST APIs
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Unit Testing


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2011 - 2015
    Ozyegin University - Istanbul, Turkey

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