on July 24, 2019 #swipedonlife

Quick Questions with Harvey Hu: iOS Developer

SwipedOn’s self-proclaimed developer and bug-buster Harvey hails all the way from Taiwan and is one of our iOS superheroes. Learn more about what it’s like working as a developer at SwipedOn, Harvey’s experience in a nutshell and what time outside of SwipedOn hours look like. Meet Harvey...


What does a day in the life of you at SwipedOn look like? 

It all starts with the standup meeting at 9am which is the beginning of daily work. Then checking the most important tickets for the day, while hearing those funny jokes flying around in the office.

What do you like about working at SwipedOn?  

The cool team. It grew up from just a few people so it really feels like a family. Everybody is kind to each other and patient to my English - I learn a lot from here.

What do you particularly like about what we’re doing with SwipedOn?  

We are all-minded for improving the user experience of SwipedOn platform and app and swift customer support.

What three words would you use to describe your role? 

1. Developer
2. And
3. Bugbuster

What is your SwipedOn screensaver? 

The default one. 🤷‍♂️

What did you do in your previous working life? 

I have worked as an iOS developer for many years. I was working in various areas including system integration, augmented reality, wearable devices, social application and visitor management system.

What do you do in your free time? 

Watching Game of Thrones, going on road trips to some really beautiful spots in New Zealand, and playing pool with my mates.

What are three things still left on your bucket list? 

To experience all wonderful things ✨
Financial freedom 💸
Travel around the world ✈️🌏

What’s on your SwipedOn playlist? 

Some of my favourite songs to listen to while working are written by Francisco Tarrega such as:

- Gran Jota de Concierto
- Lagima; Adelita; Marieta
- Preludios; Maria(Gavotta); Rosita
- Recuerdos de la Alhambra
- Fantasia para ur Gentilhombre
- Mazurkas
- Alborada
- Capricho Arabe
- Vals

If you were stuck on a desert island and you could choose one person from the SwipedOn team to come with you, who would you take and why? 

Ben, he is the man who cares people and has the magic to make the team tighter.

Let’s end this with a weird fact about you…  

I can feel every good or bad emotion around me even it’s very subtle.

Lou Burton

Lou is our Marketing Assistant at SwipedOn.