Carl Ekman

Freelance iOS developer and UI/UX designer, currently doing iOS @ iZettle.

Hello! 👋

I’m an iOS developer and UI/UX designer based in Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden, currently working as a freelancing consultant.

I love working with slick apps, smart solutions, and beautiful brands. Preferably alongside dedicated and inspiring people.

This website is a work in progress and a proper portfolio is underway. In the meantime, here’s my resume.


Work

Self-employed

Freelance consultant
Offering services as iOS developer, UI/UX design, logo design and branding. Feel free to email me any inquires.
May 2017 - Current

Spire

Co-founder, consultantWebsite
Full-stack digital consultancy based in Uppsala, Sweden. Worked on various projects as designer and developer. Co-ran the company for 5 years.
July 2012 - May 2017

Cruitway

Partner, designerWebsite
Partner and member of the tech team for a digital recruitment startup. UI/UX-design for native and web, developer, brand manager and graphic designer.
February 2014 - December 2017


Assignments

iZettle

iOS Developer – Consultant
I’m very excited to be working at iZettle in Stockholm as a consultant iOS developer.
March 2018 - Current

Santander Consumer Bank

iOS Developer - Consultant
Assigned to two undisclosed projects as an iOS resource at Santander Consumer Bank in Solna. Worked with Swift in a small agile team in a large, corporate environment.
August 2017 - February 2018

PostNord

iOS Developer - Consultant
Worked on three mobile apps for PostNord at their sub-contractor Bontouch in Stockholm, as a part of their mobile team. Development both in Objective-C and Swift.
November 2016 - June 2017


Education

Master’s degree

Computer and Information Engineering at Uppsala university
Minor specialization in HCI. Thesis project conducted at consultancy Netlight in Stockholm. Thesis available here.
August 2009 - June 2014


Experience

Development

iOS: Swift, Objective-C, XCode, MVC, MVVM, Cocoapods, Carthage.
General: Git, JSON-APIs, programming (Java, C, Python, JavaScript). Software engineering: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira, CI/CD, TDD, peer review, pair programming, business development.

Design

Tools: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Zeplin.
UI/UX: Wireframing, usability, UI mockups, prototyping.
Graphics: Branding, logo design, icons, illustration.