Reda Lemeden

Staff Engineer — Mobile


  • 15+ years of experience in software development, specializing in user-facing mobile applications.
  • Proficient in user interface design and native development across multiple platforms: iOS, Android, and Mac.
  • Proven leadership experience in various roles, including Mobile Team Lead at Epidemic Sound AB, and Product Lead at Yabie AB.

Community & Open Source


  • iOS Development: Swift, SwiftUI, The Composable Architecture.
  • Android Development: Kotlin, Jetpack Compose.
  • Mobile Design: Strong grasp of design principles, mobile platform patterns, and design tools (Sketch, Figma).
  • Management & Leadership: Previous experience leading teams, projects, and products.


Senior iOS Developer at Circle Communities

Remote — 2021-11-14 to now

  • Worked in a team of two to develop the iOS app for Circle, with an average rating of 4.8 on the App Store.
  • Implemented The Composable Architecture for state management.
  • Spearheaded efforts to localize the app in multiple languages.

Indie Developer at Four Rays AB

Stockholm, SE — 2020-05-01 to Present

  • Developed and released open-source and commercial software.
  • Worked as an Industry Leader for the front-end program at Hyper Island.
  • Authored a book about SwiftUI and 2D graphics (work in progress).

Head of Product (Mobile) at Yabie AB

Stockholm, SE — 2019-05-01 to 2020-03-13

  • Provided leadership to the product and design teams for the development and launch of a new mobile product for the retail industry.
  • Oversaw the development of a universal iOS app built in SwiftUI.
  • Worked on payment integrations including Swish, Klarna, and card payment processors.
  • Represented the company at various trade fairs and events in Sweden and across Europe.

Head of Design (Mobile) at Yabie AB

Stockholm, SE — 2018-04-01 to 2019-04-30

  • Led a team of product designers to create new retail experiences for mobile.
  • Implemented an expansive design system for mobile.
  • Organized design sprints with stakeholders from companies like Apple and Ikea.
  • Developed several UI components for iOS, including an in-app notice framework.

iOS Developer at Dynamo Consulting AB

Stockholm, SE — 2016-09-01 to 2018-03-31

  • Designed and developed digital products for clients and in-house projects.
  • Developed a video consultation app for iOS in a team of three.

iOS Developer at thoughtbot Filial

Stockholm, SE — 2013-04-21 to 2016-08-31

  • Provided design and development services, working with clients like Klarna and Intel.
  • Co-hosted Tentative, a weekly podcast about UI design.
  • Gave various talks at local meetups, including CocoaHeads and Dribbble.
  • Hosted a workshop on iOS and Auto Layout.

Front-end Developer at thoughtbot, Inc

Boston, MA, US — 2012-01-09 to 2013-04-21

  • Designed and implemented interfaces for Web and mobile, for clients including MIT, Shutterstock, and Microsoft.
  • Built the front-end for the MIT edX MOOC platform.
  • Co-authored Bourbon Neat, a Sass-powered grid framework.

Freelance Developer at Kaishin & Co

Casablanca, MA — 2009-03-01 to 2011-08-20

  • Authored an RSS reader for iOS.

Assistant Product Manager at Orange (Vallée)

Paris, FR — 2010-01-06 to 2010-12-20

  • Assisted with planning, design, and development of an iOS and Android audio sharing app.
  • Coordinated between development and product teams.


  • Exchange in Economics at American University, Washington DC, US (Aug 2011 - Dec 2011) Course: Global Economics & Business Program

  • Master in Management (Product Management) at Audencia Business School, Nantes, FR (Sep 2009 - Jul 2012)
    Course: MIM Marketing for Product Manager

  • Vocational in Language Studies at Kai Japanese School, Tokyo, JP (Sep 2007 - Mar 2009)
    Course: Japanese Language Proficiency Test 2 Certificate

  • Bachelor in Marketing & Communication at ISCAE Business School, Casablanca, MA (Sep 2003 - Jun 2007)
    Course: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing & Communication


  • English: Native level
  • Arabic: Native level
  • French: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Swedish: Advanced level


  • Began Web development as a hobby in the early 2000s.
  • After 8 years of working with CSS tables in Internet Explorer, the iPhone inspired a transition to mobile development.
  • In 2010, developed the first mobile app, an image-only RSS reader called Oculair, using Objective-C.