Gordon Turner is an iOS and Java developer living in Toronto.

Bio

Gordon has 11 years of development experience creating iOS apps, websites and integrating systems.

At Olson Canada, he is the Lead Developer on the Second Cup Loyalty pilot, helped to develop the Iced T Video MIX-R iPhone app, Boston Scientific CRM iPad Sales tool and Old Navy Best Tees give-away website.

Before joining Olson, Gordon spent 7 years as Manager of Platform Development for Exchange Solutions working on Esso Extra and Club Sobeys loyalty programs. He was responsible for feature specification, implementation, testing and deployment.

Gordon is fluent in many programming and scripting languages including Java, Objective-C, Javascript, Python, SQL and Bash. Additionally he has a strong operations skill set and familiarity with Linux, Apache, MySQL, PostgresQL and logging.

Gordon has an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

Work

Principle Developer

Gordon was the principal developer and technical lead for these apps.

In My Mother's Kitchen iPad App

This iPad app is an adaptation of the cookbook In My Mother's Kitchen, by Trish Magwood. It allows users to find the same recipes found in the cookbook and adds extras like the ability to email the recipes and the ability to browse the book on an iPad.

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Typeless iPhone App

This iPhone productivity application allows creation of commonly sent email and sms messages. These saved messages can be quickly sent without having to retype or look up the recipients. This app has been localized to English, French, German and Spanish.

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Timber Challenge App

This iPad game was written as part of a promotion for Blue Mountain's new Timber Challenge High Ropes attraction. The game has three levels, where the user must attempt to keep from falling off the obstacle. It leverages a 360 sdk to display the view from the attraction's dizzying heights.

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Team Member

As a team member, Gordon contributed to the development of these apps as a senior developer.

Boston Scientific Progeny App

The Boston Scientific Progeny app is an internal sales tool. It provided animations and illustrations that helped to explain complicated medical devices in an accessible way. The app is not available in the App Store, but is described in this promotional video.

The App won a 2012 Canadian Marketing Award Bronze medal in the Digital Business Products & Services category.

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Coors Light Iced-T iPhone App

The Video Mix-R App was part of the Coors Light Iced-T 2012 Canadian launch. It allowed the user to choose a video theme, photos, add captions, music and render everything into a video that was posted to Facebook.

The promotion is over and app is no longer available, but here is a promotional video highlighting the features.

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