Hi, my name is Hugo Lispector. I am an app developer, game designer, photographer and Computer Engineering student from Recife, Brazil. I am deeply passionate about technology and design, as well as creating products that improve people’s lives.


Software Engineer
Apple/UFPE Partnership, Jul 2021 - Present

Independent App Developer
Self-employed, Jan 2018 - Present

I have created many apps and games for education, accessibility, wellness and fun. Check out my apps.

Summer Intern
CESAR - Instituto de Inovação, Jan - Feb 2019

During the summer job program at CESAR, I developed a cognitive stimulating virtual reality game for people who suffer dementia.

Holocaust Museum of Haifa, Jun - Jul 2016

Throughout the time I volunteered at Yad Ezer La’Haver, I was able to photograph dozens of holocaust survivors and document their stories. Currently, the photographs I took are part of the permanent exhibition of the museum.


Apple Developer Academy | UFPE
Class of Jan 2018 - Dec 2019

At the Apple Developer Academy, I had the opportunity to improve coding, design and innovation skills by creating apps for all Apple platforms. During those projects, I led many groups of people from various backgrounds, which allowed me to enhance my interdisciplinary teamwork abilities, problem solving and project management skills.

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Bachelor of Computer Engineering, expected to graduate in 2022

As an undergraduate of Computer Engineering at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, I have gained invaluable academic experience as a teaching assistant for Introduction to Programming and Operating Systems courses.

Machon Le Madrichim
Youth Leadership Training, class of 2016

As a student at Machon Le Madrichim, I had the chance to meet youth movements members from around the world in Jerusalem. The program aims to educate and strengthen youth leadership in order to foster its graduates to become agents of change in their home communities.

Honors and Awards

WWDC Scholarship & Swift Student Challenge Winner
Selected by Apple three times: 2018, 2019 and 2021

To be selected to attend Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, I created a Swift Playground in each one of the years.

Featured on the App Store and Tech Websites
Had my apps Aster, El Trackpad, Aeronaut and Controlly highlighted many times

Aster: featured twice on the App Store — story 1 and story 2.
El Trackpad: featured on 9to5Mac, Redmond Pie, MacMagazine and more.
Controlly: featured on 9to5Mac, MacRumors, iMore and iDownloadBlog, among others. Aeronaut: highlighted as a Swift Student Challenge winner on the App Store.


Email: hugolispector@gmail.com
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