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Common projects for iOS Developers

Developing a new iOS app from scratch.

Updating an existing iOS app for the latest version of iOS.

Creating a game for the iOS platform.

Developing custom iOS widgets.

Implementing new features into an existing iOS app.

Resolving bugs and performance issues in an iOS app.

Tips for working with and hiring iOS Developers

Define your app requirements

Have a detailed understanding of your app's functionality, target audience, and platform. This information is crucial for the iOS developer to create a user-friendly and successful app.

Check their portfolio

Reviewing the iOS developer's past projects will give you insights into their style, creativity, and technical abilities. Make sure their previous work aligns with your vision and expectations.

Ensure their proficiency in swift and objective-C

These are the primary languages for iOS development. The developer's proficiency in these languages is essential for building a robust and efficient iOS app.

Open communication

Regular communication is key to a successful project. Make sure the iOS developer is responsive and provides timely updates on the project's progress. All communication and project management should be done through Contra's platform.

How to hire iOS Developers

Define your app's requirements

Before starting the hiring process, outline your app's functionality, design, and target audience. This will help you communicate your needs clearly to the developer.

Post a detailed job

Detailed job posts attract the right freelancers. Include information about your app, the required skills, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Consider their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Interview shortlisted freelancers to understand their approach to app development. Discuss project specifics and expectations to ensure you are on the same page.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This includes project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing iOS Developers

1. Can you share some examples of the iOS apps you have developed?

2. What is your experience with Swift and Objective-C?

3. How do you approach testing and debugging in iOS app development?

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Frequently asked

A freelance iOS developer designs, develops, and maintains iOS applications. They use programming languages like Swift and Objective-C and work on different aspects of app development such as UI/UX design, data management, and debugging.

A freelance iOS developer designs, develops, and maintains iOS applications. They use programming languages like Swift and Objective-C and work on different aspects of app development such as UI/UX design, data management, and debugging.

Contra offers a pool of talented iOS developers who are vetted for their skills and experience. Hiring on Contra ensures that you pay for the services without any commission, and manage all contracts, payments, and communication in one place.

iOS developers primarily use Xcode, Apple's Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for iOS. They also use programming languages like Swift and Objective-C, and tools like iOS SDK, TestFlight for testing, and GitHub for version control.

You can post a detailed job posting on Contra specifying your requirements. iOS developers who match your needs can apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of iOS developers and invite those you're interested in to apply.

Projects that require iOS development skills include developing new iOS apps, adding features to existing iOS apps, resolving bugs and issues in iOS apps, and updating apps for the latest iOS versions.

The cost of hiring an iOS developer on Contra can range from $25 to $100 per hour, depending on the complexity of the app, the developer's experience and skills, and the project duration.

Freelance iOS developers are paid commission-free on Contra. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. The funds for each milestone are held in escrow and are only released after the deliverables are approved or automatically within three days.

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