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Hi, I'm René Kann,
a mobile and web developer.

I am a software engineer with many years of experience for iOS and web, including  knowledge of the „full-stack“ of web technologies for frontend and backend services.

Projects

Due to NDA-contracts, I’m only allowed to show some projects, I’ve worked on.

Most of the following work I created in my role as mobile and web developer at UCD+.

An excerpt of clients I’ve worked for.

strato
porsche
deutschebahn
daimler

Jobs & Education

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UCDplus GmbH (Berlin, 05/2011 – today)
CTO & mobile developer

Technical lead and manager of various projects for well-known, multinational clients (e.g. Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Autostadt / Porsche AG). I implemented iOS apps as lead developer as part of a team with varying sizes like the Daimler AG Entertainment app, the Daimler AG Jobs app, an app for the Porsche AG for the new opened Porsche pavilion at the Autostadt Wolfsburg. Besides, I lead the development team and optimized the processes and procedures of the development stack.

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Soraxdesign (Magdeburg, 06/2006 – 12/2010)
Founder, CEO & web developer

I implemented rich internet applications (RIA) with Flash, Flex and Silverlight and web applications for various clients in the Magdeburg area. Main focus on developing customized content management systems and individual web apps for clients like HASA GmbH, Zephram GbR, IG Innenstadt, Magdeburger Weihnachtsmarkt and various smaller clients. Further, I developed a small guest book with flat file storing (no need of a MySQL database, which was expensive at this time) which has been used by over 1000 users.

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]init[ AG (Berlin, 10/2009 – 03/2010)
Internship, geo information systems & iOS development

Working at the unit for geographic information systems (GIS) at the ]init[ AG I started with iOS development (with iPhoneOS 3.x) and developed a small app for my project thesis about a multimedia guide for smartphones. The app represented point of interests (POI) and delivered audio content as soon as you approached a POI (like an early guide for museums). Furthermore I implemented apps for clients like politik.de and the Bertelsmann Stiftung.

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Zephram GbR (Magdeburg, 05/2007 – 01/2010)
Freelancer for idea engineering and moderation

I worked as idea engineer for the Zephram GbR, moderated workshops and developed product ideas.

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SCHROEDER+WENDT GbR (Magdeburg, 06/2006 – 10/2009)
Freelancer for rich internet applications (RIA) and web development

At the  Schroeder+Wendt GbR implemented rich internet applications (RIA) with Flash, Flex and Silverlight and web applications for various clients in the Magdeburg area. I created a prototype with Silverlight for a presentation at the Cebit 2012 together with Microsoft, which presented a possible online video analyzing and editing tool.

Knowledge

Mobile Applications

iOS with Objective-C, Swift, Cocoapods, Fastlane, a little Android and cross-platform development

Package manager & tools

Grunt, NPM, Bower, Capistrano, Git, GitLab, GitLab CI, Tower, Atom, Sublime Text, Xcode Server, HockeyApp, Cocoapods

Frontend web development

HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, Jade, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Bootstrap, responsive design

Backend & CMS development

WordPress, TYPO3, PHP, some Ruby on Rails, Node.js

Databases

MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, CoreData, CloudKit, Realm

System & server administration

Bash, nginx, macOS 10.x, Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Ubuntu 12.x/14.x LTS, Raspberry

Software processes & principles

MVC, DDD, TDD, Rapid application development, Agile, Continuous integration

Fun & Balancing

running (marathons), soccer, concerts, side projects, try to learn guitar, self-development, parlor games, exploring new countries

Contact

If you want to contact me, just write me an e-mail or connect on twitter.