Zakhia Damaree

Passionate, freelance, result-oriented and skilled iOS Application Developer with a get-it-done and on-time attitude. Over 7 years of experience as an iOS Developer in designing and developing Rich User Interface applications using Swift/Objective C and working with iOS frameworks such as UIKit, Core Data, Combine, Core Animation, Core Graphics, Core Bluetooth, Safari Services, Message UI. Excellent communication, organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.

  Port Louis, Mauritius                     

Work Experience

Senior iOS Developer  •  Freelance

September 2020 - Present

  • Designed, developed, improved and debugged numerous mobile projects across multiple platforms using Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin and Java. 
  • UI Design and implementation using Apple’s APIs. 
  • Developed a single code base to display applications across multiple device types with minimal code changes, by using Auto Layout and Storyboards for iOS and Constraint Layout and XML for Android. 
  • Extensive bug fixing. 
  • Quickly adjusted applications for client and user feedback. 
  • Applied conformity from Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines.
  • Published two iOS/Android applications on App Store/Google Play Store

Mobile Developer  •  Total Fleet Technology & Services

March 2020 - August 2020

  • Extensive bug fixing of an Android (Java) POS project.

Senior Software Engineer  •  Astek Mauritius Ltd

January 2019 - February 2020

  • Played key role in developing iOS/Android features. 
  • Involved in implementing features from specified requirements. 
  • Used ARC to handle memory management efficiently.
  • Effective team player and good communicator.

Software Engineer  •  Astek Mauritius Ltd

August 2011 - December 2018

  • Played key role in developing iOS (Swift/Objective-C) features such as working with UIKit, Restful APIs, URLSession, Core Data, Core Bluetooth, Scandit Barcode Scanner, Core Animation, Core Graphics, Shinobi Charts, DeviceKit, AVFoundation, CAKeyFrameAnimation, SafaraServices, Protocols/Delegates, QuartzCore, MessageUI, Crisp, AuthenticationServices (TouchID/Keychain), AWSS3 (Amazon), MobileCoreServices. 
  • Developed some Java Rest APIs on the server-side based on requirements of some iOS features. 
  • Collaborate with other developers; provide mentorship to members of the team, and work to efficiently achieve the team’s goals. 
  • Developed some features on a Java Web App using Spring Framework, Maven, Hibernate, Ajax, jQuery and Mockito Tests. 
  • Designed and developed a Windows Phone app in C#, which ultimately rewarded the company with a Windows Phone from Microsoft. 
  • Designed an Android (Java) app using LinearLayout/RelativeLayout.


2008 - 2012

University of Mauritius

BSc (Hons) Information Systems



  • iOS Application Development
  • Swift/iOS
  • Objective-C
  • Android Application Development
  • Kotlin/Android
  • Java
  • Core Data
  • Delegates/Protocols
  • CocoaPods
  • RESTful APIs

  • English — Professional
  • French — Professional
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