Alex Chow

Web and mobile developer

An assortment of App Icons from BBC apps.

BBC — Design + Engineering

Internal Software Engineering

Building a suite of internal iOS apps used by BBC staff and journalists across the globe, and working alongside web, design and architecture teams to develop and maintain software and libraries.

Swift, Objective-C, Core Data, AVFoundation, User Notifications, Core Location, Share Extension, Auto Layout, accessibility, multithreading, background operation

An Apple Watch running Strong.


Gym workout tracker and training log

Product lead for a fitness app on iPhone, adding new features, improvements and bug fixes as part of a regular release schedule. Featured in the App Store, on Product Hunt and by The Verge (among others).

Designed and developed the Apple Watch app, praised as one of the few compelling uses for the Apple Watch right now.

Swift, Core Data, WatchKit, StoreKit, HealthKit, User Notifications, SiriKit, Auto Layout, localization, accessibility

An iPad running Election Map.

Election Map

Poll tracker for electoral college results

Designed and developed a psephological app for iPhone and iPad, which provided regular updates leading up to the 2016 US presidential election. Featured in the App Store (Running for President) and by

Swift, Core Image, universal device support, push notifications, remote configuration