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Tyler Casselman

Tyler Casselman

San Francisco, CA, United States
Member since October 19, 2012
Tyler is a freelance iOS developer based in San Francisco. He’s been in the mobile industry since 2005 and building iOS apps since 2008. He’s worked in projects ranging from IoT/BLE to photo and video sharing apps to games.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • Objective-C, 9 years
  • Vim Text Editor, 9 years
  • Core Animation, 7 years
  • iOS, 7 years
  • Core Data, 5 years
  • Git, 3 years
San Francisco, CA, United States
Availability
Full-time
Preferred Environment
Xcode, Neovim, Git, Zsh
The most amazing...
...thing I've built is FarmVille for the iPhone, which was showcased by Steve Jobs at 2010 WWDC.
Employment
  • iOS Engineer
    13bit Consulting, Inc.
    2012 - PRESENT
    • Built several iOS apps for various clients. My clients are all very happy with my work.
    Technologies: iOS
  • Senior Software Engineer
    Zynga
    2010 - 2012
    • Developed full-stack features for Cityville, Hometown, and Forestville for iPhone and iPad. Implemented several server-side features in PHP that integrated with Zynga’s back-end services.
    • Launched FarmVille for the iPhone, which was showcased by Steve Jobs at 2010 WWDC. Implemented several client-side features that utilized UIKit as well as Cocos2D. Integrated the client with the existing PHP back-end. Challenges encountered included supporting an extremely large amount of content and optimizing load times.
    • Invented a patent relating to business logic synchronization between client and server that is filed with the US Patent Office.
    Technologies: iOS, Cocos2D, UIKit, PHP
  • Software Engineer
    Tactel
    2009 - 2010
    • Led the development of a map-based iPhone application that utilized Core Data.
    • Developed graphics/OpenGL ES for a 3D Android application.
    • Developed multiple Blackberry applications.
    Technologies: iOS, Core Data, OpenGL, Android, Blackberry
  • Software Engineer
    Airplay Network
    2006 - 2009
    • Designed and implemented real-time client/server mobile applications in JME.
    • Converted framework and apps to BREW from JME utilizing memory management.
    • Worked on GUI, Network/Protocol and Event Handling systems design and development.
    • Built system design and implementation using Ant, Python and J2MEPolish.
    Technologies: iOS, Objective-C, JME, Python, J2MEPolish
  • Software Engineer
    Hudson Entertainment
    2005 - 2006
    • Ported applications from reference builds to new handsets in BREW.
    • Converted JME applications to BREW.
    Technologies: JME, BREW
Experience
  • Studies (Other amazing things)

    Studied real-time interactive simulation (gaming) with an emphasis on computer graphics for two years. Also learned Assembly programming for embedded systems, Unix, graphics, and networking.

  • My Portfolio (Development)
    https://www.13bit.io/past-projects

    Here are my past projects. I try to keep it up to date as possible.

Skills
  • Languages
    Objective-C, Java, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Core Data, Machine Learning, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs
    Core Animation, Core Audio, OpenGL ES, OpenCV
  • Tools
    Vim Text Editor, Git, Zsh, Rake, RubyMine, RVM
  • Paradigms
    REST
  • Platforms
    iOS, Android
  • Storage
    SQLite, PostgreSQL, MySQL
Education
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
    DigiPen Institute of Technology - Washington
    2004 - 2005
  • BA degree in Environmental Studies
    University of California, Santa Cruz - California
    1998 - 2002
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