Candidate - The Dating Game

Candidate is a dating app which aims to help you find your partner with its question-answer game, revealing the other person's character more than any other dating app. Candidate has over 1 million account creations and, at it's peak, reached over 100k monthly active users.

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My role

As the Lead iOS Developer I was responsible for a small iOS team and the whole lifecycle of the iOS app. This included developing the app, conceptualizing together with the team, analyzing user-behaviour, creating monthly revenue reports, and many more tasks.
I was an employee for over 3 years, during which time the app went through a lot of drastic changes. Due to this and the startup-esque atmosphere, I learned to manage the whole lifecycle of iOS apps in a professional environment.


  • Swift
  • Objective-C
  • ruby

iOS tech

  • CoreLocation
  • Autolayout
  • Sign In With Apple
  • AVFoundation (GIFs in chat)
  • StoreKit (Subscriptions & Consumables)
  • MapKit
  • Remote notifications
  • KeyChain
  • Siri Shortcuts
  • NSCache


  • git
  • fastlane
  • Swift Vapor
  • Slack Apps
  • YouTrack
  • Confluence
  • Fabric / Crashlytics
  • Sketch
  • Facebook Analytics
  • Google Analytics

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