Profile

Allen Whearry

iOS Accessibility Engineer at Apple

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Years of Experience

Education

morehouse college

Companies

apple, yelp, codeine technologies llc., polymershapes, sabic, j.w. business acquisitions inc, jos. a. bank clothiers, ego entertainment llc

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Experience

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    2021 - Present

    apple

    iOS Accessibility Engineer

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    2019 - 2021

    yelp

    Software Engineer

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    2018 - 2021

    codeine technologies llc.

    iOS Developer & Founder

    • Plastic Weight Calculator Application: Calculates the weight of various plastic materials based on its shape. o Implemented UI in code, utilizing Layout Constraint anchors to manage views across multiple iPhone models o Created observer pattern with Notification Center to switch between metric and imperial measurement systems o Utilized UserDefaults to keep track of user measurement system preference o Simple dependency injection of weight calculator into view controller construction o Consolidated similar view controller code into a base class to where functionality could be inherited o Created unit tests for new feature implementations. Currently 77.4% code coverage o Beta testers noted each use prevented, on average, a 5-minute phone call to suppliers o Implemented Fastlane for continuous deployment. Saved 12 – 16 minutes on average per deploy o Localization for Spanish language • Odeon Quotes Application: Motivational quote application where all quotes are generated from movies and TV shows. o Utilized build configuration (.xcconfig) files the testing and production schemes o Implemented custom navigation animation between view controllers o Custom built networking layer with Singleton pattern for back-end REST API integration o Utilize Grand Central Dispatch to manage threading in the background for high performance o Allow users to select photos from their photo library as a quote’s background image o Integrated Unsplash iOS SDK for easy selection of stock images for quote background images o Implemented pinch and pan gesture recognizers allowing scale and movement of background images o Allow users to select photos from their photo library as a quote’s background image o Custom delegation protocol for communication between quote view and editing view controller o Utilized Realm library for data persistence allowing users to bookmark their favorite quotes o Monitor for memory leaks and performance with Memory Graph Debugger and Instruments

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    2016 - 2019

    polymershapes

    Sales Professional

    Polymershapes is the premier distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, and associated products, with over 70 years of industry-leading heritage. 2017 Highlights for Enterprise tier accounts • Increased total sales $ by 30%. • Increased profit $ by 44%. • Increased trade margin % by 2.6 percentage points.

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    2015 - 2016

    sabic

    Inside Sales - Polymershapes

    SABIC’s Polymershapes is the world’s largest distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, and associated products, with decades of industry-leading heritage. We serve thousands of diverse customers and industries from our 75+ branch network, with an unmatched portfolio of quality products from the industry’s leading manufacturers. • Manage 30+ key accounts & fully responsible for their growth. • Average $125,000+ in sales per month. • Place outbound calls to new and existing accounts to identify opportunities. • Set up new customer accounts and credit terms • Respond to all customer inquiries in a timely manner • Work in concert with outside sales team to increase market share. • Assist with inventory management/purchasing based on customer needs. • Contact new and & existing accounts to identify opportunities and align their needs with our products.

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    2015 - 2015

    j.w. business acquisitions inc

    Jr. Account Manager/ Corporate Trainer

    • Consistently provide client(DIRECTV) with new customer acquisitions weekly. • Identify and qualify new sales opportunities through cold and warm leads • Understand and analyze customer needs to provide best solutions to address their needs • Effectively communicate features and benefits to generate customer interest • Develop and manage customer to client relationships. • Inspire large group of employees for success in sales daily • Conduct 1:1 meeting with employees to help develop their skills in various disciplines • Conduct second round interviews for prospective hires • Effectively train new employees on product knowledge, systems, & sales while maintaining personal productivity

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    2014 - 2014

    jos. a. bank clothiers

    Sales Executive (Part-Time)

    • Over $147,000 in merchandises sold in-store. • Maintained high per-week sales average by upselling purchases & suggesting add-ons/extras; held highest items per transaction average at 3.34 since start date. • Maintained lowest return percentage at 1.7% by providing clients with excellent customer services, product knowledge & use of lifestyle branding. • Recognized for fast learning of company products & benefits, ability to quickly establish rapport with clients & up sell products in addition to always staying focused on goals.

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    2008 - 2015

    ego entertainment llc

    Senior Management

    • Recruit and manage a street team of forty (40) people and coordinate numerous events at various venues. • Build long-lasting relationships with venue owners/managers & other entertainment specialists. • Negotiated a profitable marketing consultant deal with Paschal’s Restaurant LLC., yielding over $60,000 in five months from October 2011 – March 2012. • Organized a weekly night event at Space Atlanta Lounge from August 2009 – February 2012 producing over $145,000 in bar revenue sales. • Plan, develop, and implement social marketing strategies to expand target social audiences, increase engagement, and to support digital campaigns • Manage the production of effective, multi-media social content, working with design & video as needed • Increased EGO Entertainment’s Search Engine Optimization. • Manage daily content creation and scheduling on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. • Co-founded event titled the Atlanta College Reunion in 2012 o Secured $10,000 sponsorship for the 2nd Annual Atlanta College Reunion in September 2013. o Utilized social media to gain presence on the internet. -Helped increase Search Engine Optimization (SEO). -Both Twitter & Instagram boast over 1,000 followers.

Experience

66 Skills

adobe creative suite

app store

Application Programming Interfaces (API)

Backend

brand management

cascading style sheets

CI/CD

cocoapods

Communication

continuous delivery

continuous integration

continuous integration and continuous deliver

core animation

core data

customer service

Delegation

Dependency Injection

Editing

event management

event planning

facebook

fastlane

Founder

git

github

html

Integration

interface builder

ios

iOS

ios design

ios development

iPhone

javascript

json

leadership

microsoft excel

microsoft office

mobile application development

mobile applications

model view controller

Networking

photoshop

project management

public speaking

python

realm database

Representational State Transfer (REST)

research

REST

REST API

sales

social media

social networking

software development life cycle

spanish

swift

team building

test

test driven development

testing

travis ci

ui

uikit

unit testing

xcode

Education

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    2008 - 2014

    morehouse college

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

    Psychology

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