Victor Chirino, Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Victor Chirino

Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since January 22, 2014
Victor is a top engineer who is passionate about new technologies and software development. He has over eight years of experience as a software developer, including seven years developing iOS apps. He collaborates effectively and has also enjoyed success as a team leader.
Victor is now available for hire




Buenos Aires, Argentina



Preferred Environment

iOS, Xcode, Jira, Git

The most amazing...

...iOS app I've made is an app for Fox Latin America that gives the user real-time information on TV shows, such as The Walking Dead.


  • iOS/Web Developer

    2016 - 2018
    Zugata (via Toptal)
    • Took an existing iOS app and updated it for the latest Swift version.
    • Worked with a designer to redesign the entire iOS app.
    • Worked with back-end engineers to rewrite the entire API of the iOS app.
    • Developed for the front end. Added new features, fixed bugs, and reviewed code.
    • Worked with Agile methodologies with a team of 10+ employees.
    • Worked as FE engineer on the main app using React. Created new features and fixed bugs on production.
    Technologies: Swift, React, JavaScript
  • iOS Developer

    2016 - 2017
    iDobi (via Toptal)
    • Created an iOS app from scratch.
    • Implemented full UI/UX as specified by the designer.
    • Worked with a full REST API and XML responses.
    • Made a high/low quality radio stream with podcast streaming as well.
    • Worked with the iMessage extensions for iOS 10.
    • Made an app coded 100% in Swift 3.
    Technologies: Swift 3, Auto Layout, AVFoundation, AVPlayer, Streaming, CocoaPods
  • Senior iOS Developer

    2012 - 2016
    • Created innovative, efficient, and scalable mobile solutions.
    • Built custom native user interfaces using the latest iOS programming techniques, integrating with external and internal web services and interfaces.
    • Worked with a team of over twenty developers on different projects.
    • Worked as a team leader and Scrum master on different projects.
    • Dealt with constant issue, schedule, and requirements tracking via JIRA and Scrum Agile methodology.
    • Optimized UI and application code for efficiency, reusability, and performance, focusing on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively without compromising on simplicity and elegance.
    Technologies: iOS, Objective-C, Swift, SQLite
  • Senior iOS Engineer

    2015 - 2015
    Stride Labs (via Toptal)
    • Created an iOS app from scratch.
    • Supported different types of files like documents, presentations, spreadsheets, images, and videos.
    • Implemented full UI/UX as specified by the designer.
    • Handled (preview and download) the files from different clouds like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Box.
    • Created a beautiful search screen with recommendations and filters.
    Technologies: Swift, CocoaPods, Dropbox API, Google Drive API, Box API, Parse SDK
  • iOS Engineer

    2015 - 2015
    Lemon (via Toptal)
    • Created an iOS app for learning finances in a user-friendly way.
    • Implemented full UI/UX as specified by the designer.
    • Handled animations using Core Animation and Auto Layout.
    • Designed the whole app architecture from scratch.
    • Used the Alamofire open source framework.
    Technologies: Swift, CocoaPods, Auto Layout, Core Animation
  • Co-founder

    2014 - 2015
    • Created a marketplace iOS app working on a team with three iOS developers.
    • Implemented animations using Core Animation and Auto Layout.
    • Used Core Data and integrated the Parse back-end API.
    • Implemented the full UI/UX and used Interface Builder.
    Technologies: iOS, Swift, Xcode, Parse


  • PASS (Development)

    An application designed for photographers. It lets them have professional photos on any device.

  • Numbers with Nemo (Development)

    A Disney-oriented application for kids to learn numbers from 1 to 10 with different games and quizzes.

  • Vorterix (Development)

    Vorterix is ​​a very popular radio in Argentina. I created an app with sections of the radio, audio, and HD video streaming.

  • Cosquin Rock 2015 (Development)

    A music festival app with a daily lineup and stages, built using an XML REST service.

  • 101 Juice Recipes for iPhone (Development)

    An app inspired by a popular recipe book called "101 Juice Recipes."

  • Personal Fest (Development)

    A music festival app featuring daily lineups and stages.

  • Stride (Development)

    Stride is an app that unifies your cloud accounts to give you real-time visibility on all of your files.


  • Buenos Aires Agenda Cultura (Development)

    A Buenos Aires City government app for entertainment and events.

  • Chivas Oficial (Development)

    Club Deportivo Guadalajara official iOS app. News, match results, and all the info of the football team of Mexico.

  • iDobi (Development)

    iOS application for idobi, a US radio network with different stations and podcasts.

  • Zugata (Development)

    Zugata is a system designed to improve employee and organizational performance. I'm in charge of the iOS application and also I'm one of the web engineers.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Victor is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Victor shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript, Java, SQL
  • Other

    App Store
  • Frameworks

    iOS SDK, Cocoa Touch, UIkit, Social Framework, Redux, React Native, WatchKit
  • Libraries/APIs

    Facebook iOS SDK, Twitter iOS SDK, React, iOS Extensions, Parse SDK, CocoaPods, Google Drive API, Box API, Dropbox API
  • Tools

    Atom, Xcode, Adobe Photoshop, iTunes Connect, Auto Layout, Git, TestFlight, Interface Builder, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Eclipse IDE
  • Paradigms

    Design Patterns, Agile Software Development, Scrum, Model View Controller (MVC)
  • Platforms

    iOS, Firebase
  • Storage



  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering
    2009 - 2015
    Universidad Tecnológica Nacional - Buenos Aires, Argentina


  • The Complete React Native and Redux Course
  • React Basic

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