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

iOS Developer studying Computer Science who published multiple apps to the App Store, participated in over 20 hackathons, gave a TEDx talk about apps and attended the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference three times as a Scholarship Recipient.

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.
  • 30,000 downloads & top US 100 charts on the App Store in the free  educational games 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 a simple and elegant user interface with social login, REST API calls & usage of Yelp API. 
  • Implemented social authentication, realtime database support via Firebase.
  • Shipped to the App Store after two weeks.

TranslateAR – Translate the world with 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.
  • Added fast language translation using Google Cloud Platform Translation API using target language. 
  • Shipped a fully functional and well-designed product on a tight deadline to the App Store.

Awards
Apple · WWDC Scholarship in 2015/2016/2018 (selected as 1 of 350 out of 6000+ applicants)
Jun 2018

  • Awarded three Apple WWDC Scholarships: provided the opportunity to attend Apple sessions and labs in San Francisco and San Jose.

Google · Best Use of Google Cloud Platform (selected as 1 of 8 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).

Johnson & Johnson · Best Use of Johnson & Johnson API OTR - Most Entertaining
Jan 2016

  • PennApps XIII was a 1500 person hackathon hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, where my team developed an iOS mobile app to encourage younger kids to monitor their blood glucose level at a fixed time interval, by providing an animated and fun-to-use interface.

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 Waterloo. 
  • Awarded prizes from companies like Google, Johnson & Johnson and Target.
  • Mentored and provided guidance to beginner/mid-level iOS teams at those events.

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.