James Border, Mobile App Developer

Located near St Louis Missouri. Full time professional programmer/developer since 1999, mobile since 2010

Scope of capabilities: Native mobile apps iOS (Swift & Objective-C) and Android (Java), mobile web apps/sites, social media integration/development (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), Flash/actionscript 2&3, banners/rich media ads, LAMP setup & administration, search engine optimization, standard desktop web apps/sites.

Recent projects include: Pennzoil, Famous Footwear, Stihl, Monsanto, Budweiser, Shock Top, TLC Laser Eye Centers, Tidy Cats, Energizer, Nascar, Samsonite, Land Shark, Charter, Oracle/Sun Java.

Ability to implement a variety of technologies efficiently and effectively to satisfy a wide range of technical challenges.

Experience developing native iOS (Swift & Objective-C) & Android (Java) applications. Universal, iPhone, iPad, Google Cardboard, Glassware and supporting web services.

Experience managing provisioning, distribution and submission of applications and application updates within the Apple developer portal.

Extensive experience integrating 3rd party API's and web services including integration of the usual social media API's: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, DropBox, Google Maps etc.

Experience dealing with a variety of hosting environments: dedicated hardware, Virtual Private Servers, Amazon EC2/S3/CloudFront, Rackspace cloud hosting, typical shared hosting.

Experience developing for all stages of typical interactive project: domain/hosting setup and management, DNS, database design and implementation, server side development (Apache, PHP, MySQL, shell scripting), client side development (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Flash).

Freelance Development

TrackBill - Maintenance, new feature development and App Store management of native iOS and Android mobile applications.

Kerry Group, iOS & Android - Development, maintenance, new feature development, distribution, store management of multiple mobile applications of varying levels of utility.

Brown Shoe/Famous Footwear, iOS & Android - Maintenance and new feature development of the Famous Footwear customer loyalty program apps for iOS & Android during the period of transition from an outside development vendor to "in-house" development.

Arch Coal, iOS - I managed application updates & enterprise license for iOS applications providing foreman the ability to easily log and submit daily operations data.

Graybar Electric, iOS & Android - Development of an application that scans QR Codes and creates product orders for submission to Graybar web services for iOS & Android. I also developed a Universal iOS application allowing users to create notes, request information, place orders for Graybar products organized by job site.

Switch, Mobile Web - Development of the mobile version of TLC Laser Eye Center "Life Changing Moments" promotional web site.

happyMedium, iOS - Development of the logic used to establish and demonstrate correct chemical and monetary conversions based on client provided equations and user provided values for a Universal iOS application for Monsanto.

Red Letter Inc, iOS - Development of multiple iPad applications used to distribute marketing materials to Stihl dealerships.

Infuz, Mobile Web - Development of the mobile version of Tidy Cats No More PU site. Integrating multiple 3rd party api's and data sources using primarily jQueryMobile.

Development of the Energizer NTPE promotional social media web application integrating multiple 3rd party api's to allow users to share photos and videos.

Coolfire Media/Solutions, 03/08 - 04/12

My primary role for 2010-12 at Coolfire was senior mobile application developer. I was responsible for development of both native iOS & web based mobile applications. I also managed provisioning, distribution, and submission of the all Coolfire apps and some client apps thru the Apple app store.

Prior to that I was responsible for development, maintenance and administration of standard desktop interactive projects. Project scopes ranging from simple banner ad campaigns to complex web applications with comprehensive content management systems (Wolf, Word Press, Expression Engine or similar) and/or a server side framework like Codeigniter with a client side framework like JQuery.

Artisan Digital Creative, Inc. 1999-present

Owner operator operating as consultant/independent contractor acting primarily as application developer and systems administrator. Managed client domain name registration, hosting, email services.

me@jamesborder.com

314.680.3116

App List

TrackBill, iOS - I am in charge of new feature development, maintenance and management of the application in the App Store.

Arch Coal, iOS - I am in charge of new feature development, maintenance and enterprise license for iOS applications providing foreman the ability to easily log and submit daily operations data.

Graybar Electric: Bin Stocking, iOS & Android - I developed an application for iOS & Android that scans QR Codes and creates product orders for submission to Graybar web services.

Graybar Electric: Job Notes, iOS - I also developed a Universal iOS application allowing users to create notes, request information, place orders for Graybar products organized by job site.

James Border - iOS Universal. My client services app. Provides device id's, secure access to development apps, device and diagnostic information, device font information. It also provides my reel, resume, project list.

TreeHouse Wildlife Center - iPad app. Educational/promotional app for a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center located just off the Great River Road near Grafton, Illinois. I did all design and development.

The Bungaloo - Universal App. Promotional app for studio in Denver Colorado that produces limited edition concert posters. The app displays the works and provides links to the online store selling the posters. Point of interest: the app is entirely client maintained via a web based cms I built.

Number Farm - Universal App. An app I wrote to help my children learn to count.

Zuum Health Tracker - iPad app. Washington University School of Medicine, survey assisting users in tracking health history, estimate disease risk. I was lead developer of the original 1.0 version.

Bunge Trade Show Demo - iPad app. Trade show demo promotional app featuring recipes and videos, built for use during an industry trade show spring 2012.

Shock Top 2012 - iPhone app. Complete rebuild based on the 2012 end of the world promotion featuring youtube integration, location and dynamic content via web services. I was lead developer of the original 1.0 version.

Get Organized! with Peter Walsh - Universal App. Promotional app for Peter Walsh. Featuring 25 minutes of embedded video, quiz, before and after photo gallery, twitter feed etc. I was lead developer of the original 1.0 version.

Tracker Boats Trade Show Demo - iPad app. Added features and made revisions per client feedback to an existing code base then handled provisioning and distribution.

MPIRadCalc - iPhone app. This MPI Radiation Absorbed Dose Calculator (MPIRadCalc) helps you compare the patient exposure of different MPI protocols for the diagnosis and prognosis of coronary artery disease. I was lead developer of the original 1.0 version.

Shock Top 2011 - iPhone app.
Version 2) Earthwork Your Face, Fall 2011 - Allowed user to take a photo, upload that photo to a server. It would then be processed to look like a crop circle then returned to the device. The photo could then be shared via Facebook. Provided daily photo updates of current Earthwork.
Version 1) Virtual Sip, Spring 2011 - April fools version promotion based around the premise new technology allowed the user to smell and taste Shocktop on the phone. Integrated/embedded video, share functionality via email, text, & Facebook. Store locator etc.

Band Of Buds Contestants App 2010 - iPhone app. The official app used by the teams of the 2010 competition. Each team was assigned an iPhone with this app on it for use during the competition. Functionality included in the app: Secured login, Facebook location check-in, Posting text, videos, photos for viewing in app and bandofbuds.com, messaging center, photo & video galleries for the teams

CFMedia Party Pix App - iPhone app. Developed for a corporate event. It allowed participants to take photos and tag them. They were the uploaded to a server which delivered them back for viewing at the event on large displays located throughout the venue. I worked on this app with another developer and my responsibilities included the code that uploaded the images to a central server, processed them and the associated data, then returning the images for display to the venue.

Mobile web sites:

mytlcmoment.com - I developed the mobile version of the TLC Laser Eye Center "Life Changing Moments" promotional web site.

nomorepu.com - I developed the mobile version of the Tidy Cats No More PU promotion web site. Includes YouTube, Twitter and custom web services integration.

trackerboats.com – I developed the Javascript/jQuery Mobile core used by the 5 Tracker Boats mobile domains. The system pulls content from a client built CMS that feeds both the mobile and desktop sites.

zimcom.net - Mobile version of hosting partners web site built using jQuery Mobile.