About Forward
Forward is a consulting firm that works with independent consultants to help startups quickly scale the maturity and headcount of their engineering organizations.
We work exclusively with independent consultants because it allows us to match work to humans faster and more effectively than traditional consulting firms.
We typically work with around a dozen startups and a few dozen consultants at a time.
About the Work
Company Stage: Seed
Keywords: Swift
Term: 3-6 months
Hours per week: 40
Timeline: We’re targeting a June or July start
Timezone Constraints: 6 hours overlap with ET
Geographic Constraints: None
We’re working with a client building a social network that involves live streaming group audio. They built their MVP on react native but given the criticality of performance to their continued success are executing a rapid transition to swift and looking to bring on a few iOS engineers to help them cut things over.
About You
Roughly in order of importance:
  • Experience working with swift
  • Experience working in an early stage environment
  • Experience performance tuning iOS apps
  • Experience executing an incremental transition from cross-platform to native
  • 8+ years experience
To get in touch ping us at We're always looking to make connections with consultants so feel free to reach out and say hey even if this isn't a fit. You can see what else we're looking for here.