Dhiraj Gupta

I'm a seasoned and passionate software developer and entrepreneur with a relentless drive for innovation. With many years of professional experience, I continually learn and develop new ideas across various domains, including mobile, desktop, backend, frontend, APIs, and networked systems.

About me

Welcome to my creative journey. This website is a space where I share my ideas and work, alongside my personal blog. I value your feedback and hope you enjoy exploring my thoughts and projects.

Beyond my professional endeavors, I am a devoted husband, a cat parent, and have recently discovered a passion for crafting delicious low-carb recipes.

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Work experience

Sr. Android Developer
Scotiabank, Toronto
Nov 2023 - Present

Individual contributor at Scotiabank banking app:

  • UI, API integrations and analytics tracking for new feature of disputing eligible transactions using Kotlin and Jetpack Compose
  • Writing new and updating existing Unit Tests with MockK in Kotlin
  • Revamping existing MVP based app screens with MVVM driven UI written in Jetpack Compose

Sr. Android Developer
Scotia iTrade, Toronto
Feb 2023 - Oct 2023

Individual contributor at Scotia iTrade app:

  • Developed a new feature for SMS OTP verification using Kotlin and Jetpack Compose.
  • Ensured the app conformed to uniformity requirements, including font sizes, RecyclerView row dividers, and consistent brand colors.
  • Aligned UI labels with decimal separator numeric alignment to enhance visual number reading for stock trading users.
  • Improved Scotiabank-specific Canvas Jetpack Compose UI libraries.
  • Implemented analytics tracking for visitor information on app-launched web links.

Sr. Android Developer
Microsoft, Vancouver
Apr 2022 - Dec 2022

Individual contributor on open source Calling and Chat SDK projects for Microsoft Azure Communication Services:

  • Visual impairment accessibility support using Android Talkback
  • Improved call-on-hold feature with AudioFocus management for Bluetooth headsets
  • PoC demonstration for Animated GIF support via native AnimatedVectorDrawable, CoilKt and WebView
  • Jetpack Compose UI for chat messages, and participants roster


Discover the skills that enable me to transform ideas into reality.


Proficient and experienced in developing high-quality user-friendly native mobile apps


Proficient in building Universal apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and TvOS.


I ❤ Python and have worked on backend as well as made numerous CLI scripted utilities


Skilled in containerizing with Docker for deployment across diverse cloud infrastructures.

App stores

Adept in deploying apps on both Google and Apple app stores


Proficient in designing REST APIs and consuming them


Knowledgeable in various cloud infrastructures and adept at designing cost-effective scaling strategies.


Proficient in using Firebase cloud BaaS services for app development


Continuous integrated development using Fastlane to deliver automatic updates to internal users.

My projects

These are a few of my current projects that I've developed from initial concept to completion. While I'm constantly exploring new ideas, these are the stable ones that are publicly available.

picTrove App:
find Internet

Download the app on iOS or Android to try it out!

picTrove app

Explore my blog

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Mango Cheesecake Smoothie

Mango Cheesecake Smoothie

Summer means mangoes! This delightfully thick, creamy mango cheesecake milkshake / smoothie will take you back to childhood. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Keto shortbread cookies

Keto shortbread cookies

Keto shortbread cookies made with almond flour, butter, and allulose result in a cookie that is just as good, if not better, than traditional flour recipes.