Raul Silva


Punchkick Interactive

Senior iOS Developer
Feb 2018-Dec 2018

  • Developed mobile consumer apps for iOS
  • Engineered software solutions using Swift and Objective-C
  • Integrated third party and in-house APIs
  • Implemented data persistence solutions and secure device data storage
  • Collaborated with the Android engineering team to ensure parity between platforms
  • Published apps to the AppStore for release and TestFlight
  • Integrated Firebase features into apps
  • Integrated third party SDKs and libraries in Xcode projects
  • Evaluated business requirements and forecast cost and production time and resources
  • Collaborated in an Agile SCRUM production environment


Oakbrook IL
Senior iOS Developer
Jan 2015-Feb 2018

  • Development and deployment of enterprise and consumer iOS applications
  • User experience design and iteration for mobile applications
  • User interface design and iteration for mobile applications
  • Collaborating with backend development teams in custom RESTful APIs
  • Assisting on sales, proposals and prototyping for new client development
  • Building proof-of-concept iOS apps to showcase new technology such as iBeacon and ARKit
  • Building a custom KLT XCode template
  • Collaborating with the back-end team in the implementation of custom APS services

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Chicago IL
Multimedia Manager – Senior iOS Developer
October 2004-December 2015

  • Leading the design and production of software for app marketplaces, enterprise, online, kiosk and CD distribution
  • Managing and production of custom video titles and advanced video compositing and effects
  • Design and production of rich media titles for internal and other zoological organizations
  • Conceptualization and design of new exhibits for the aquarium
  • Research of emerging technologies and their application to an aquarium environment

DiamondCluster International

Chicago IL
Technical Design Lead
February 2001-October 2001

  • Lead the DCI Technical Design team
  • Senior member of the Innovation Lab
  • Directed the production of multimedia prototypes and presentations
  • Mentored and trained junior DCI Innovation lab members

onShore Development Inc.

Chicago IL
Director of Front End Development, Creative Director, Partner
May 1997-December 2000

  • Directed the production of interfaces for web based projects and applications and multiple multimedia projects
  • Managed teams of both front end and back end staff in the production of interfaces


  • Designed the official logo for Debian GNU/Linux.
  • Co-author — Inside Macromedia Director 6 with Lingo, New Riders Publishing. (ISBN 1562057286)
  • Co-author — Director Power Solutions,New Riders Publishing. (ISBN 1-56205-665-4)
  • Contributing author — Shockwave!, Ventana Press. (ISBN 1-56604-441-3)
  • Won first place in Confetti magazine's annual design contest.
  • Won first place in Apple Computer Corporation's national design contest.
  • Received SAIC Merit Grant in recognition of artistic achievement.
  • Exhibited computer-generated art work in several group shows.


School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

    Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Concentration in Multimedia (Computer Graphics Design and Animation, Video, Sound, Holography)

Foreign languages

Fluent in Spanish


Available upon request