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Abbey Jackson

iOS Developer

skills


TECHNICAL
:

  • Strong Swift skills with nearly 3 years native Swift application development, moderate Objective-C skills
  • 1.5 years BLE (Bluetooth) experience with Intel's Vaunt AR Glasses
  • Debugging
  • Unit, Integration and Functional testing
  • Extensive Realm experience
  • Reactive Swift
  • MVC, MVVM, Flow Coordinator architecture capabilities
  • Dependency injection
  • Protocol Oriented Programming and mocking
  • Feature and App Architecture planning, design, and implementation

 
OTHER
:

  • 15 years leadership, training, and mentoring experience in and out of tech
  • Co-located, cross-platform, and remote team experience
  • Major contributor for entire lifecycle of 12 iOS projects including 3 published in the app store and 3 enterprise apps.

Work experience

20162018

iOS Developer and Feature Team Lead, Intel Corporation, NDG (Vancouver, BC)

Companion and Mapping apps for Vaunt AR Smart Glasses
  • Reactive MVVM iOS app architecture and development for an in-development BLE wearable
  • Cross platform team integration, working together to design features through all levels from hardware to mobile apps
  • Team lead duties including bug triage, sprint planning, releases when required, mentoring, and team documentation covering code quality, PR code review, and best practices.
  • CoreBluetooth (BLE), CoreLocation, HEREMaps, ReactiveSwift, Realm, XCTest

Detailed information about my work on Vaunt (and other projects) is  available at abbeyjackson.ca/portfolio 

20152016

iOS Developer, Metova (Franklin, TN -- remote)

Apps for 1040.com and Takl
  • New project development in Swift, legacy project updates, bugfixes on Objective-C projects, contribute to company blog and cocoapod publications
  • Involved with new developers via mentoring, code review, and writing training documents.
  • KIF, UITest, XCTest, AFNetworking, Realm, CoreLocation
2015

Junior iOS Developer, eBuyNow (Victoria, BC)

  • Built functional test suite using the KIF framework for a large international IoT security app.
20042015

Post Partum Doula and Household Manager (MB and BC)

  • Specialized training in early childhood development through DONA Int
  • Support and guidance for new parents
  • University job which turned into a passionate career
20062007

IFR Air Traffic Control, NavCanada (Winnipeg, MB)

  • Radar control for inbound and outbound IFR level aircraft

Non-PROFIT WORK

Feb 2017July 2017

President and Founder, CodeDoesGood

http://www.codedoesgood.org

  • Generated and set up company infrastructure, policies, procedures, and documentation
  • Developed training and recruitment procedures and materials
  • Recruited more than 200 volunteer signups and set up a 7 member Board of Directors

Major Projects

Consumer Facing

  • Intel -Three  apps supporting the Vaunt AR Glasses 
  • Takl - The "Uber" for chores, on demand home services app matching customers to providers.
  • Built For This Baby - A companion healthy recipe app for a woman's pregnancy
  • 1040.com Tax Refund Calculator - Streamlined single view tax return estimation app.

Older Enterprise Apps

Open Source Contributions

Education

2015

iOS Development Diploma, Lighthouse Labs (Vancouver, BC)

  • Full-time iOS Development bootcamp in Objective-C
20092010

Foundation Year, 2D & 3D Art, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht (The Netherlands)

  • 2D painting, life drawing, 3D model making, print making, photography
20002004

Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba

  • Excelled in AutoCAD, thermodynamics, physics (mechanics), critical thinking (logic). Left without degree to pursue Air Traffic Control.