Mobile App Prototyping

Help Shark Stewards design a mobile app to improve how it delivers services and information to their beneficiaries, connects with supporters, or promotes events and programs.
Shark Stewards
Berkeley, CA, USA
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Berkeley, CA, USA


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Posted August 27th

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What We Need
  • A proof-of-concept app prototype (for either iOS or Android)
  • Documentation of the functionality and how users will use the new app
  • Consultation on how to publish and maintain the app, as well as resources for finding assistance moving forward

  • Note: The Mobile app will be a functional prototype but will not be production ready with full user experience (i.e. visual design, animation, etc).

Additional Details

We are looking for a programmer to help us develop a mobile application. We have a prototype in Figma, but need to continue development. Must have programming experience and experience with Figma.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a semi-functional app, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a list of changes, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $14,612 , allowing us to save more sharks!

This project will allow us to further our efforts in reducing illegal shark catches, and reducing the risk of shark attacks.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Sharing & Goal Setting
  • Volunteer Manager provides details of the product/service concept and main functionality for the mobile app
  • Professional connects with the Volunteer Manager for a brainstorming/overview session to discuss goals, mobile app concept and user stories
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager outline next steps and timeline for the project
Milestone 1: App Creation Draft & Feedback
  • Professional creates an app definition document outlining how the backend and frontend of the app will work together and discusses the document with the Volunteer Manager
  • Professional creates a rough prototype of the app and shares it with the Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager provides professional with up to two rounds of feedback
Milestone 2: Proof Of Concept Delivery
  • Professional documents the functionality of the app prototype
  • Professional answers any questions and provides recommendations for publishing and maintaining the app going forward
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About The Org

Shark Stewards
Posted by
Justin L.


Our Mission

Saving Sharks For Ocean Health.

Shark Stewards mission is to restore ocean health by saving sharks from overfishing and the shark fin trade, and protecting critical marine habitat through the establishment of marine protected areas and shark sanctuaries.

What We Do

We save sharks through science, education and advocacy. We apply the power of the many to save the most endangered sharks and rays through community science, outreach and local, national and international policy.