Cesare de Cal
iOS Developer
Education
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
B.S. Computer Science 2021
Skills

Senior-level iOS Developer with a history of several apps published to the App Store and downloaded thousands of times, attending over 20 hackathons, inspiring students through a TEDx talk and attending the Apple World Wide Developers Conference three times as a Scholarship Recipient. Released 3+ apps on the App Store downloaded 30k+ times.

Employment
Upwork
Freelance iOS Developer
2016 to Current

  • Billed over 500 hours on Upwork to build world-class iOS projects. 
  • Built three complex apps using MVC/MVP architectures, Networking, Core Data, Auto Layout, UI development with .xibs and Storyboards.

Projects
Vita – Math Learning App
Feb 2017 to Aug 2017

  • Built and designed simple and engaging educational app, implemented math questions generator.
  • Implemented support for handwriting recognition using Levenshtein distance.
  • 20,000 downloads & top US 100 charts on the App Store in the free education category without paid advertising.
  • Swift, iOS Development, Git, Test Driven Development

KeepInTouch – Business Card Scanner
Aug 2017 to Oct 2017

  • Implemented QR code generator and scanner, profile section, business cards list, company logo selection. 
  • Took project from the idea stage to live product on the App Store.

  • Swift, iOS Development, fastlane, Firebase, SwiftLint, CocoaPods, REST APIs.

Jules Verne – Travel check-ins
Feb 2018 to Current

  • Implemented simple and elegant user, REST API calls & usage of Yelp API. 
  • Implemented data saving offline support with Firebase and
  • Live on the App Store!

Beeply – Translation powdered by ML + AR
Feb 2018 to Current

  • Implemented the Inception neural network to identify any object in front of the camera using Apple ARKit and CoreML.
  • Implemented language translation using Google Cloud Platform Translation API using target language (added support for 50+ languages). 
  • I was able to ship a fully functional and technically challenging product on a tight deadline (36 hours).

Awards
Apple · WWDC Scholarship 2018 (selected out of 5000+ applicants)
Jun 2018

  • Awarded a WWDC Scholarship for a third year providing the opportunity to attend Apple sessions and labs in San Jose.

Apple · WWDC Scholarship 2016 (selected out of 5000+ applicants)
Jun 2016

  • Awarded a WWDC Scholarship for a second consecutive year providing the opportunity to attend Apple sessions and labs.

Apple · WWDC Scholarship 2015 (selected out of 3000+ applicants)
Jun 2015

  • In June 2015 I was awarded a WWDC Scholarship by Apple to allow me to attend their annual developers conference in San Francisco.

Google · Best Use of Google Cloud Platform (selected out of 116 apps)
Feb 2018

  • TreeHacks was a 400 person hackathon hosted by the University of Stanford, where we developed an iOS mobile app using CoreML and ARKit. Finalist project at Stanford (out of 116 hacks).

Activities
Hackathon Participant · Major League Hacking
Jun 2015 to Current

  • Participated and won in 10+ programming competitions hosted at the University of Stanford, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. 
  • Awarded prizes from companies like Google, Johnson & Johnson and Target.
  • Mentored and provided guidance to beginner/mid-level iOS teams several times.

TEDx Speaker · TEDxYouth@Bologna
Sep 2016 to Current

  • Inspiring audiences with my story and message to create change in their own lives.
  • The talk was viewed by 60,000 people and it is available to watch on YouTube.