iOS Accessibility Engineer at Apple
Years of Experience
apple, yelp, codeine technologies llc., polymershapes, sabic, j.w. business acquisitions inc, jos. a. bank clothiers, ego entertainment llc
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2021 - Present
iOS Accessibility Engineer
2019 - 2021
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
2016 - 2019
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.
2015 - 2016
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.
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
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.
2008 - 2015
ego entertainment llc
• 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.
adobe creative suite
Application Programming Interfaces (API)
cascading style sheets
continuous integration and continuous deliver
mobile application development
model view controller
Representational State Transfer (REST)
software development life cycle
test driven development
2008 - 2014
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)