Uğur Bozkurt, Software Developer in London, United Kingdom
Uğur Bozkurt

Software Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since August 24, 2022
Uğur has around 8 years of experience in native mobile development for iOS and Android platforms. He has led several mobile teams in a startup environment, worked in a crypto exchange company in London as a senior Android and iOS contractor, and built some personal projects on Flutter for mobile and web.
Uğur is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Hamilton Capital
    Swift, Objective-C, Alamofire, AFNetworking, Crashlytics, Firebase, Git...
  • Momentup
    Swift, Objective-C, Alamofire, AFNetworking, Crashlytics, Adjust, Firebase...
  • Dikey Vitamin Group
    Swift, Objective-C, Clean MVVM, UIKit, Bitrise, TestFlight, Kotlin, Android...

Experience

Location

London, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Swift, Xcode, UIKit, SwiftUI, Combine, iOS, iOS SDK

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a social sports app called SWEATers that is used by official Istanbul Virtual Marathon and featured on the App Store several times.

Employment

  • Senior iOS Developer

    2021 - 2022
    Hamilton Capital
    • Built the crypto payment iOS app for Himalaya Exchange which has reached a $27 billion valuation in fewer than two weeks.
    • Refactored the legacy code and applied MVVM architecture.
    • Worked along with the pen testing team to mitigate vulnerabilities in the iOS app.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C, Alamofire, AFNetworking, Crashlytics, Firebase, Git, SwiftLint, Obfuscation, OAuth 2, Clean MVVM, SSL Pinning, Localazy, UIKit, SwiftUI, Combine, Bitrise, TestFlight, Agile, Scrum, iOS, iOS SDK
  • Co-founder | Mobile Application Developer

    2020 - 2022
    Momentup
    • Developed and maintained several projects in IoT, fintech, crypto, sports, and social networking.
    • Led a team of two mobile developers and coordinated with cross-functional teams.
    • Added an NFC payment feature to a mobile POS app via Istanbul Card, a payment method for Istanbul's public transport.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C, Alamofire, AFNetworking, Crashlytics, Adjust, Firebase, Git, Lottie, OAuth 2, Clean MVVM, Bitrise, TestFlight, Agile, Scrum, Jira, Android, Java, Kotlin, Model View Viewmodel (MVVM), iOS, iOS SDK
  • Mobile Lead Developer

    2020 - 2021
    Dikey Vitamin Group
    • Maintained legacy supplementler.com and vitaminler.com apps and built the fitmoda.com greenfield apps on Android and iOS along with my teammates.
    • Led the mobile team of an Android developer and an iOS developer.
    • Created custom templates for VIPER architecture to increase development speed.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C, Clean MVVM, UIKit, Bitrise, TestFlight, Kotlin, Android, Crashlytics, Adjust, Firebase, SwiftLint, Jira, Agile, Scrum, VIPER Architecture, Java, Model View Viewmodel (MVVM), iOS, iOS SDK
  • Mobile Lead Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Servvis
    • Built a utility app to maintain household electronics for iOS and iPadOS devices.
    • Led a mobile team of an iOS developer and an Android developer.
    • Applied best development practices on Android and iOS.
    Technologies: Swift, Alamofire, DifferenceKit, PromiseKit, Crashlytics, Firebase, Facebook, Git, GitLab, Branch.io, Sentry, SwiftLint, VIPER Architecture, Android, Kotlin, Model View Viewmodel (MVVM), Jira, Agile, Scrum, Bitrise, WebSockets, Java, iOS, iOS SDK
  • iOS Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Menlo Music
    • Built a karaoke app where people can create performances with audio/visual effects and duets with others.
    • Created the audio/visual recording, editing, and publishing studio.
    • Created high-performant video feeds by caching video streams.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C++, Adjust, Agile, PromiseKit, Crashlytics, Alamofire, Fabric, Firebase, Facebook, AdMob, Git, Bitbucket, AVFoundation, AudioKit, Core Animation, Branch.io, Countly SDK, AWS, VIPER Architecture, UIKit, Texture, Fastlane, TestFlight, Jira, Scrum, iOS, iOS SDK
  • iOS Developer

    2016 - 2018
    Kokopeli
    • Built SWEATer, a social app for the sports community of around 30,000 people in Turkey. Featured by Apple.
    • Maintained the whole project with legacy code, refactored it with a clean architecture pattern, and added feature and design updates.
    • Built the run tracking feature which is used in the Istanbul Virtual Marathon.
    Technologies: Swift, Alamofire, PromiseKit, IGListKit, Fabric, Crashlytics, Mixpanel, Adjust, Firebase, Facebook, Git, Bitbucket, WebSockets, Lottie, Viper, Texture, Fastlane, TestFlight, Jira, Scrum, Agile, iOS, iOS SDK
  • Android Developer

    2014 - 2017
    Freelance Clients
    • Developed Baglama Tuner Android App with 500k+ installs on Play Store. Worked in all phases of the project, including design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
    • Used C++ code on Android with NDK (Native Development Kit).
    • Implemented PHP/MySQL back end for small-sized apps.
    Technologies: Android, Java, Firebase, Foursquare API, NDK, PayPal, PHP, MySQL, Material Design
  • Avionics System Design Engineer

    2010 - 2014
    Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc.
    • Designed and integrated subsystems into aircraft avionics per customer requirements.
    • Produced and reviewed technical documents, specifications, and standards.
    • Selected avionics components and incorporated off-the-shelf avionics units into aircraft architecture.
    • Troubleshot and worked with communications equipment in a lab and aircraft environment.
    • Involved in the configuration management process via Jira (Atlassian) software for issue tracking and change management.
    • Worked closely with international and local software development, sales, and engineering teams to ensure compliance with all product requirements.
    Technologies: MATLAB, Data Communication, Ethernet, Wireshark, GNSS, Inertial Navigation Systems, Sensors & Actuators, Flight Data Recorder, Automatic Takeoff Landing Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), DOORS, Telemetry

Experience

  • Himalaya Pay

    A mobile payment app for their crypto exchange platform. I was the only iOS developer and owned the whole process from refactoring to development, implementation of CI/CD pipelines, and publication to the App Store.

  • Supplementler
    http://supplementler.com

    An eCommerce mobile app for Turkey's leading supplements and sports nutrition provider. I was the lead mobile developer and oversaw an iOS developer as well as an Android developer. I refactored the legacy app, applied VIPER architecture, and added a new payment method to the existing app.

  • SWEATers

    A social platform for the sports community. I was the iOS developer and worked with a junior developer. I refactored the legacy app using VIPER pattern, implemented new features, and rewrote the app with the new design.

Skills

  • Languages

    Swift, Java, Objective-C, Kotlin, Embedded C, C, PHP
  • Frameworks

    UIKit, SwiftUI, AFNetworking, OAuth 2, iOS SDK, Flutter, IGListKit
  • Libraries/APIs

    Alamofire, PromiseKit, AudioKit, Core Animation, Fabric, Countly SDK, Foursquare API, NDK
  • Tools

    Xcode, Git, Crashlytics, Bitbucket, Fastlane, TestFlight, Jira, GitLab, Branch.io, SwiftLint, MATLAB, Sentry, Wireshark, DOORS
  • Paradigms

    Model View Viewmodel (MVVM), VIPER Architecture, Scrum, Agile, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Unit Testing
  • Platforms

    Android, Firebase, Bitrise, iOS, Mixpanel
  • Other

    Combine, WebSockets, Lottie, AdMob, AVFoundation, DifferenceKit, Clean MVVM, SSL Pinning, Localazy, Objective-C++, Texture, AWS, Obfuscation, Adjust, Facebook, Simultaneous Localization & Mapping (SLAM), Digital Control, Image Processing, Digital Signal Processing, Data Communication, Ethernet, GNSS, Inertial Navigation Systems, Sensors & Actuators, Flight Data Recorder, Automatic Takeoff Landing Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Telemetry, PayPal, Material Design
  • Storage

    MySQL, SQLite

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering
    2008 - 2010
    Halmstad University - Halmstad, Sweden
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    2005 - 2010
    Karadeniz Technical University - Trabzon, Turkey

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