Vladimir Lyukov, eCommerce Developer in Morjim, Goa, India
Vladimir Lyukov

eCommerce Developer in Morjim, Goa, India

Member since August 7, 2015
Vladimir is an expert iOS developer with 15+ years of programming experience, a strong back-end background, and extensive front-end knowledge. He is a great communicator and a talented and dedicated software engineer. Vladimir is a strong advocate of delivering top-quality, high-value products that ensure success. The code he writes is very well-structured and clean.
Vladimir is now available for hire


  • Toptal Clients
    Continuous Delivery (CD), Test-driven Development (TDD), Swift, iOS
  • Riess Group
    Agile, Continuous Integration (CI), Test-driven Development (TDD), Swift, iOS
  • e-Legion, Ltd.
    Objective-C, iOS



Morjim, Goa, India



Preferred Environment

Git, Terminal, AppCode, Xcode, OS X

The most amazing...

...software I've built is a mobile application for Raiffeisen Bank Russia used by thousands of people, allowing them to pay bills and manage expenses digitally.


  • Freelance Senior iOS Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Toptal Clients
    • Created an iOS CRM for health insurance agents across the USA, with push notifications, meetings scheduling, and lots of other features.
    • Created an iOS app for P2P money transfer in Indonesia. Lots of tests for stable work and rich UI.
    • Created a quick demo app for a large Indonesian bank to show an MVP for investors.
    • Created dozens of small and large iOS apps of great quality.
    Technologies: Continuous Delivery (CD), Test-driven Development (TDD), Swift, iOS
  • Senior iOS Developer

    2017 - 2021
    Riess Group
    • Created the largest custom iOS storefront for Shopify that has been featured on the App Store several times. The app also has been featured by Shopify in official events with Tim Cook and Justin Trudeau.
    • Coordinated the work with the back-end developers to build the largest custom iOS Shopify app. Coordinated work with the external team to add ARKit features to the app.
    • Estimated and created from scratch Sacred Acoustics app for the company client.
    Technologies: Agile, Continuous Integration (CI), Test-driven Development (TDD), Swift, iOS
  • Senior iOS Developer

    2011 - 2015
    e-Legion, Ltd.
    • Implemented a universal iOS application for Raiffeisen Bank Russia. Now it's used by thousands of people.
    • Implemented a universal (iPhone/iPad) application for Yota (russia mobile carrier) as lead developer in a team of 3.
    • Implemented an iPad app for interneturok.ru.
    • Managed development workflow: splitting requirements into tasks, assigning tasks to developers, code review, setting up a continuous integration server.
    • Managed a company branch (office with five developers) in Krasnodar city for a year.
    Technologies: Objective-C, iOS
  • Senior Web Developer

    2008 - 2012
    e-Legion, Ltd.
    • Helped the company to migrate from PHP to Python. It resulted in increased code quality and increased development speed.
    • Helped to test and integrate best programming practices like TDD, continuous integration, and code review.
    • Automated deployment processes for all Python and Ruby projects. Created scripts and documentations to ease deployment of new projects.
    • Participated in programming challenges and encouraged colleagues to do the same. My best attempt was 4th place at Django Dash (48-hour Django hackathon).
    • Created a Python module for generating API documentation from inline comments. It was used in all later internal projects.
    Technologies: Node.js, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Web Developer

    2005 - 2008
    CDP Profi
    • Created several PHP shopping websites.
    • Created and supported CMS for web shops created by our studio. The CMS was in use for several more years after I left the company.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP


  • Custom iOS App for Shopify Store

    The largest custom iOS storefront for the Shopify platform. The app was featured by Apple several times including as App of the Day. It also has even been featured by Shopify in official events with Tim Cook and Justin Trudeau. I created 90% of the core features of the app, excluding the AR feature.

  • Xendit

    Xendit is an iOS P2P money transfer application where you can pay and get paid, instantly, for free. It allows you to send and request money between banks as well as send and receive money from friends without having to share your bank details and without any fees.

  • Curatum (via Toptal)

    Curatum is a decisive guide to curated luxury—a universal luxury shopping app (iPhone/iPad) for men with great design and cool animations. As a developer on this project, I fixed bugs, added new features, and polished up the app.

    Technologies: Swift (1.2, 2.0), iOS (8.0, 9.0), Apple Pay, Stripe Payments, Parse.com, Forecast.io, Localytics

  • Yota Self-care App

    A self-care application for Russian telecommunications company YOTA. App clients can review/replenish their balance, change voice/data tariff and options, and chat online with the support team.

    My role in the project: Team lead (three iOS developers, including me)

  • R-Mobile

    A universal app (iPhone/iPad) for ZAO Raiffeisenbank (Russia).

    Features: ATMs near the user (with search), bank news, currency exchange rates, credit calculator, personal information for bank clients—accounts and credit card information (including transaction list), credit (including payment history), UITs, special offers for the user, and bill paying.

    My role in the project: Developer and, later, lead developer supervising a team of three.

  • InternetUrok

    iPad client for interneturok.ru. The user can choose lessons by subject/class, watch videos, read comments, and view synopses. Lessons can be downloaded to the device for offline access.

    My role in the project: Team lead (three iOS developers, including me)

  • Happlink

    An iPhone application for Happlink.ru, a social network application much like foursquare.com, focused on finding people around with similar interests.

    My role in the project: Developer

  • Stay'n'tell

    A Django site listing hotels and condos in the USA. With booking and checkout via Google checkout.

    Technologies used: Django, jQuery, Google Maps API, Sphinx full-text search, OpenID.

    My role in the project: Team lead (three Django developers, including me).


  • Languages

    Python, Swift, Objective-C, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, GraphQL
  • Frameworks

    UIKit, Django, Cocoa Touch, Ruby on Rails (RoR), XCTest, Core Data, ARKit
  • Libraries/APIs

    Firebase iOS SDK, Shopify API, CocoaPods, jQuery, Parse SDK, Node.js
  • Tools

    AppCode, Xcode, Jenkins, Terminal, Git
  • Paradigms

    REST, Continuous Integration (CI), Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Functional Reactive Programming, Continuous Delivery (CD), Agile
  • Platforms

    iOS, Magento API, OS X, Firebase, Shopify, Linux
  • Other

    Software Architecture, Mobile Apps, Native Mobile Apps, eCommerce
  • Storage

    SQLite, Memcached, MySQL


  • Progress towards a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
    2003 - 2005
    Saint Petersburg State University - Saint Petersburg, Russia

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