Yigit Yakut, Developer in Istanbul, Turkey
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Yigit Yakut

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Front-end Developer

Location
Istanbul, Turkey
Toptal Member Since
September 9, 2022

Yigit is a full-stack software developer with over six years of hands-on experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle. He specializes in React Native and is proficient in developing mobile apps. Yigit enjoys having a leading role while working on different projects, managing teams, and using new technologies and resources.

Portfolio

Vinden
React Native, GraphQL, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end, TypeScript...
Volls Sweden
React Native, Flutter, .NET Core, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end, TypeScript...
Pakodemy
React Native, .NET Core, REST, PostgreSQL, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Slack, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), iOS, MacOS, React Native, REST, GraphQL, .NET, REST APIs, PostgreSQL, Mobile, Apple Numbers, Microsoft Excel, GitHub, App Development

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a game downloaded over 100,000 from a play store, without previous game development experience.

Work Experience

Senior React Native Developer

2021 - PRESENT
Vinden
  • Developed new features for an existing customer app.
  • Built a new mobile app from scratch with the given design.
  • Participated in business-level meetings and advised on new features the company planned to add.
Technologies: React Native, GraphQL, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end, TypeScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Apollo, Application State Management, Slack, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows, Scrum, Redux, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), Unit Testing, Coded UI Tests, App Store, Google Play Store, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Jest, Third-party APIs, Mobile Development, AWS Amplify, Full-stack, Mobile App Development, Android Camera App, iOS Camera, GitHub, Figma, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon Cognito, Agile, App Development, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Stripe API, Stripe

Full-stack Software Developer

2020 - 2021
Volls Sweden
  • Led a team in planning an eCommerce project and developed a mobile app using React Native.
  • Built a few internal apps to track employees' working hours.
  • Used various third-party tools for product information management.
Technologies: React Native, Flutter, .NET Core, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end, TypeScript, Expo.io, REST APIs, Application State Management, Slack, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows, REST, GraphQL, SQL, Entity Framework, PL/SQL, PostgreSQL, Redux, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), App Store, Google Play Store, Firebase, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Jest, API Development, Full-stack Development, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Third-party APIs, Mobile Development, Full-stack, Mobile App Development, GitHub, Figma, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Agile, App Development, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), eCommerce, Product Information Management (PIM)

Full-stack Software Developer

2019 - 2019
Pakodemy
  • Developed a pixel-perfect mobile app with the given designs.
  • Maintained a back-end project and fixed many bugs.
  • Collaborated with freelancers and implemented their work into the project.
Technologies: React Native, .NET Core, REST, PostgreSQL, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end, TypeScript, Expo.io, REST APIs, Application State Management, Slack, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Android, Windows, .NET, C#, SQL, Entity Framework, Scrum, React, Redux, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), App Store, Google Play Store, Firebase, Mobile, Mobile Apps, API Development, Full-stack Development, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Mobile Development, Full-stack, Mobile App Development, Android Camera App, iOS Camera, GitHub, Figma, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Agile, App Development, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Full-stack Software Developer

2018 - 2019
Codex
  • Contributed to four projects by developing the back end and front end of the mobile, web, and desktop applications using various technologies.
  • Created a mobile Android app from scratch for one of the biggest municipalities in Istanbul.
  • Maintained an existing app used by a company with over 25 branches.
Technologies: React Native, React, SQL, C#, .NET Core, PL/SQL, Web MVC, Entity Framework, APIs, JavaScript, Front-end, REST APIs, Application State Management, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Android, Windows, REST, .NET, Scrum, PostgreSQL, Redux, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), Google Play Store, Mobile, Mobile Apps, API Development, Full-stack Development, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Third-party APIs, Expo, Mobile Development, Full-stack, Mobile App Development, GitHub, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), App Development, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Software Developer

2016 - 2018
RNext Technology Services Inc
  • Assisted in planning, designing, and developing an ERP project.
  • Developed accounting and invoicing modules of an ERP app.
  • Used Scrum as the Agile development methodology and adopted one-week sprints.
Technologies: C#, SQL, .NET, Entity Framework, Scrum, REST, REST APIs, Windows, GitHub

Turacoon

It is a language learning app for learning Turkish over video chat with a native speaker. As the endpoints were ready when I joined this project, I single-handedly created the app from scratch with the given design files.

Independent Mobile Games

https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Ruby+Game+Studios&hl=en
Game development became my hobby after I started working as a programmer. With time, I published several game apps on the Google Play store. The games have been developed using Unity3D and programmed with C#.

Pakodemy

https://pakodemy.com/
An education app written in React Native. The app aims to help high school students study for university exams and create a working schedule. The app has a niche sketching library to help students solve the questions directly on their mobile devices.

Libraries/APIs

REST APIs, Entity Framework, React, API Development, AWS Amplify, Stripe API, Stripe

Tools

Slack, GitHub, Expo.io, Expo, Figma, Microsoft Excel, Amazon Cognito

Frameworks

React Native, .NET Core, Redux, .NET, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), Jest, Flutter, Unity3D

Languages

C#, SQL, JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL

Paradigms

REST, Mobile Development, Agile, App Development, Scrum, Unit Testing, Coded UI Tests

Platforms

Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Mobile, iOS, Android, MacOS, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Storage

PostgreSQL, PL/SQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)

Other

APIs, Front-end, Application State Management, Google Play Store, Mobile Apps, Full-stack, Mobile App Development, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Apollo, App Store, Full-stack Development, Third-party APIs, Android Camera App, iOS Camera, Web MVC, Apple Numbers, eCommerce, Product Information Management (PIM)

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