Hi My Name is Forrest

A Little About Me

I am a freelance iOS developer and product designer living in Shanghai, China. I started iOS develop since 2009 and have released 30+ Apps for Image/Video effects,fitness and healthy, productivity, and online English learning.

I offer a complete mobile solution to my clients. I can guide you through the early stages of project planning and research, help you with information architecture and user experience, design your App, and finally build the App solution for you.

My Skills

iOS development 100%
Product Design from Idea 80%
Java/C++ 70%
Scrum/Agile Process 70%
Hackson/Geek 80%
Startup 60%


More About Me?

10+ years software development experience across enterprise distributed solution and mobile apps. Experience of leading 3-5 members team and help building up the team. 3 years Agile/Scrum practice. 4+ years iOS app product design and hand-on development experience.

What I Love

Open source. Hackson events. Enterpreneur spirit. A lot sports game.

Work Hard

Choose what I work, love what I do. Very passionate about my work.

Ready To Go

I am not only the tech guy, I can understand the business problem and resolve them with my strong tech understanding.

Latests Works

Some Recent Projects

iBeacons Meetup App, search people nearby via BLE 4.0 iBeacons technology,and send request for being friends. The vision is to connect online and offline via the near field wireless technology: Blue Low Energy 4.0 and iBeacons.

iBeacons 偶遇 app, 利用蓝牙低功耗4.0和iBeacons技术,实现近距离搜索发现,做到偶遇的近距离交友。结合商家的iBeacons基站,探索 O2O 新的做法。

iBeacons app

Pushup app

Plank app

Previous Works

My Previous Works

Learn English from iPad

The iPad app helps students to learn English online & offline. Move the whole EF online learning system to the iPad. The global market has started using such products since 2013.

Hybrid architecture to mix legacy HTML5 solution with the native tech.

Major Products in App Store

EF Englishtown iTune Link

EF Efekta Corporate iTune Link

EF EfektaiTune Link

EF eLab iTune Link

Flashcards App

Featured by Apple.

Learn English words from iPhone. iTune Link


My Personal Apps

See All from iTune Store >

Three major categories: Image/Video , Productivity, Fitness/Healthy


iPad app for Chivas 18

This is promotion app for Chivas brand

Contact Me

Get in touch


I am available for freelance jobs. Please contact me and send me your questions and inquiries.

forrest.shi@gmail.com | +86 18621638686 | Shanghai, China

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Project Overview

This app was built in Hackson 2014 March.

Project Details

Use the BLE 4.0 and iBeacons to find people nearby, and communicate with them by connecting Sina Weibo.



Project Overview

This app was built in two days for Hackson 2013 Oct and Startup Weekend event. Win top 1 twice, and best show in TechCrunch 2013 @Shanghai.

Project Details

Use the built-in proximity sensor of the phone to count push up automatically. Connect friends together via wechat and leader boards, make pushup exercises socialable and gamified.iTune Link



Project Overview

Aim to help myself insist doing plank exercise.