• Thomas Markel

    Senior iOS Mobile Developer
    20 iOS apps

    2 Android apps

    13 Java-based software products for Windows

  • Background



    Hi, my name is Tom and I have over 25 years of experience developing software solutions throughout the programming stack, from mobile apps to services to device drivers to applications. My areas of expertise include initial systems design and development through rollout and issues resolution. I have over 7 years of iOS mobile developer experience with iOS development and have 20 apps on Apple App Store and 2 Android apps on Google Play. 10 commercial iOS components for sales on Binpress.com. Most popular are Screen Capture View for iOS, System Utilities for iOS, YouTube View for iOS and Video View for iOS.

    I'm passionate about designing innovative solutions that utilize cutting edge technologies to seamlessly accomplish business objectives. My strong knowledge of Java-based platforms, mobile development and related technologies enables me to effectively communicate development challenges and opportunities to all stakeholders.

    I strive to develop software solutions based on my expertise in the following areas:
    - Equally strong and experienced on Mac OS X and Windows platforms
    - Java and web technologies
    - Mobile app development, Objective-C and Xcode
    - eCommerce and project management solutions

    I have worked in both the classified and commercial arenas developing rich, thin, Java EE and mobile applications. 24 iOS apps listed on Apple AppStore. 2 Android apps listed on Google Play.

    My talents in application development could be what you need when considering your growth potential. Please feel free to reach out to me if you would like to discuss how we might improve your employees' technology experience and overall productivity.

    Thomas A. Markel

    LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tommarkel
    Github Profile - https://github.com/markelsoft
    About Me - http://about.me/thomasmarkel

    MarkelSoft Software
    Website - http://www.markelsoft.com/
    iOS apps - http://markelsoft.com/mobile.html
    iOS apps on iTunes - http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/markelsoft-inc./id305884898
    Binpress iOS components - http://www.binpress.com/profile/markelsoft/10505


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    Current Position

    MarkelSoft, Inc.

    CTO - Single Developer Company

    2008 - Present

    Single-developer company developing software for Windows and mobile software for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch) and Android. Developed 10 Java-based commercial products for Windows. Developed 20 iOS universal apps for sale on iTunes App Store and 2 Android app for sale on Google Play and Amazon.com AppStores.

    Most successful Windows software was Dupe Eliminator for iTunes (over $400k in sales), StreamTunes for iTunes and Super iTune Suite. Many of the iOS apps made it to top 10 in Apple AppStore. iOS universal mobiles apps for these areas: text to speech, distance measuring, photo sharing, navigation, utilities, photo, music, social networking, video, travel and games. Developed 2 game apps, 1of which was cross mobile OS (iOS and Android) using Corona SDK. 4 iOS Facebooks apps that utilized Facebook Graph API.

    Most recent top 10 in iTunes App Store was mText2Speech reaching number 6 in Travel. Other high are the charts recently are Phone#Find (phone lookup and reverse lookup), PowerSearch for Facebook (search Facebook posts, events, places, groups and more). iMeasurer (measure walking, running or driving distance using GPS) and iMySystem (every system detail you can imagine).

    Developed website markelsoft.com using Microsoft Expression Web. Integrated FastSpring.com eCommerce support so could sell software on website and Internet. Heavy experience with online advertising include Google adWords, Flurry, App Annie, Microsoft adCenter (now Bing Ads), Bidvertizer.com and more.

    Member of iOS Apple Developer Program.


    IBM Global Systems - Managing Consultant - iOS Mobile Developer 

    May 2015 – December 2015

    Managing Consultant - iOS mobile developer for IBM. Apple and IBM forge global partnership to transform Enterprise Mobility leveraging IBM MobileFirst Platform and Apple iOS mobile devices. Bringing iOS mobile infrastructure and app easy of use for the Enterprise. IBM MobileFirst Foundation for the mobile enterprise.



    Washington D.C. Metro Area
    Clifton, Virginia