BILL WEAKLEY

9 Research Drive • Apt. 6 • Amherst, MA 01002

Cell (413) 204-7554 • bill@billweakley.com



KEYWORDS


iOS/iPhone/iPad, Objective-C, Cocoa, Android, Java, PHP, CodeIgniter, Ajax/JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, JSON, XML, XSLT, Subversion, Git, JDBC/ODBC, MySQL, SQLite, Oracle.



PROFILE


Highly skilled iOS developer with 7 apps I’ve worked on in the App Store, 4 completed prototype apps for clients, and 2 apps in active development. Knowledgeable in database-driven websites, with over 12 years of experience in PHP and MySQL. Strong Agile communicator.



SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE


IOS/ANDROID 

DEVELOPER

• Designed, coded and submitted numerous apps to the Apple App Store and Google Play

• Utilized CoreLocation, MapKit, AddressBook, CoreGraphics, Libxml2, MessageUI, AdMob, Google Analytics and SQLite

• Enhanced a native iPhone advergame with Facebook Connect

• Hooked in-app data to PHP/MySQL using JSON and XML

• Integrated cocos2d scenes and animations with UIKit

• Enhanced iOS and Android versions of applications

Integrated complex facial recognition algorithms into iOS


• Comfortable with iOS and Android SDKs, and XCode and Eclipse IDEs

• Developed software with an Agile/Scrum team


WEB APP. DEVELOPER

• Implemented a search engine, realtime server status, online giving and payments, and web-based LDAP

• Created numerous PHP/MySQL/Oracle web applications

• Converted procedural PHP code to object-oriented code

• Integrated legacy code with Zend and CodeIgniter frameworks

• Implemented source control using Subversion and Git

• Converted Oracle PL/SQL queries to/from XML

Used Web Services to interface with campus applications using PHP, XML, and XSLT

• Crafted technical specifications and user documentation


EMPLOYMENT

Web App. Developer/Administrator/Web Manager

Smith College • 01-2000 to Present


Web Manager

University of Massachusetts, Amherst • 11-1998 to 01-2000


Programmer/Analyst and Intranet Developer

State Farm Insurance Company • 08-1997 to 07-1998


CONSULTING/CONTRACT

iOS Developer

Rockfish Interactive • 09-2012 to Present

BRIVAS Technologies • 02-2012 to 06-2012

eLongTermCare • 10-2011 to 04-2012

IPAHunter, Inc. • 04-2011 to 07-2011

HitPoint Studios, Inc. • 11-2010 to 02-2011


iOS Developer/Android Developer

Clarity Software Systems, Inc. • 02-2012 to Present


iOS Developer/Mobile Web Developer

The Atom Group • 07-2012 to 08-2012

ThinkEducation USA, Inc. • 01-2011 to Present


TRAINING/BOOKS

Objective-C/Cocoa Bootcamp, Big Nerd Ranch, 4/2008

iOS Bootcamp, Pragmatic Studio, 12/2010

Advanced iOS Bootcamp, Big Nerd Ranch, 1/2012

Technical Reviewer, iPad and iPhone App Development (2012), 

ISBN: 978-0-9830669-2-7,

URL:  HYPERLINK "https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-iphone-app-development/id571023793?mt=13" https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-iphone-app-development/id571023793?mt=13 

EDUCATION


Master of Arts in Professional Writing with specialization in Technical Writing

Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

Graduated: December 1997


Bachelor of Arts in English with Minor in Writing

Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio 

Graduated: September 199l