Purpose

A developer with an ambition of using skills and passion for programming to create opportunities and help end users to achieve their goals.

Bio

A self-taught programmer with 13+ years of programming and website development experience. Looking for new technology in order to work smart, get more done and keep things simple. Making a blog about findings in coding and creating tutorials about deployments to speed up the workflow of a new found technology. Experimenting in JavaScript and related scripting languages, currently focusing on building from a stack app VueJS & NodeJS in combination with Docker. Holding the belief that using just JavaScript (HTML & (S)CSS/LESS) to build Front End and Back End for web is the way forward. Highly adaptable, flexible and dedicated professional embracing teamwork, but also enjoying finding solutions independently. Detail orientated, loving to work on improving skill sets.

Also keeping up to date with Front End related issues by e.g. reading Smashing Magazine #5 and many blogs.

Career

2018 - 2019 Amsterdam/Utrecht
Front-End Developer
Valtech

Various Websites: Valtech.com, Danone Russia, Conimex, Unox, Neutral, Zwitsal, Andrelon, Royal HaskoningDHV

HTML & (S)CSS (BEM), VueJS 2, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) for 5 web domains, Episerver, Sitecore, Java, Scrum

2017 - 2018 Nieuwegein
Front-End Developer
Open Web BV

Various App/Web Projects for Hogeschool Leiden, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Smartmirror, Saxxion, Bun-3D.

HTML & CSS, VueJS 2, NodeJS, ReactJS, React Native, Angular 4, WebRTC, Cordova, PDFReactor, Java, HippoCMS, IoT, Scrum.

2016 - 2017 Amsterdam
Front-End Developer
Noprotocol

Mobile application build with Cordova for ‘Ik Zie Je’ - IJsfontein and various websites: Bob 15 jaar, 60 jaar ere divisie, KRO-NCRV, Banners for VUE Cinema.

VueJS 1, Cordova (iOS, Android), GSAP, NodeJS (NPM, NVM), Yaml, Gulp, Bower, VueJS, Twitter Bootstrap, own CSS Flex Box, Scrum.

2015 - 2016 Lijnden
Node.js Developer
XS News

A NodeJS Daemon / Web App, that checks event dates and sends SSH commands to a script builder to change web appearance (themes). CMS capabilities, for example, adding companies. Import/Export themed Email Templates from a zip.

NodeJS (NPM, NVM), ExpressJS, Gulp, Bower, VueJS, Twitter Bootstrap, own CSS Flex Box. Simple Authenticatie via LDAP, import ZIP file and extract, download composed ZIP, All HTML/CSS 3 usability custom build on VueJS 0.12. PHP, Scrum.

2014 - 2015 The Hague
Front-End Ninja
Star Apple BV

Developing for intern CRM System, translating new designs to HTML5/CSS3, separating groups of HTML into chunks, JavaScript components for ReactJS. Working with Git, NodeJS, Browserify, Underscore/Lodash, Gulp, etc. Replacing old into new HTML in their PHP Framework.

2013 - 2014 From home
Front-End Developer
MdStn Interactive

Convert PSD to HTML & CSS, usability testing, cross browser css LESS compiling, web built in Laravel, creative thinking.

2013 - 2014 Zoetermeer
Employee
Stichting Power

Carried out work in various organisations to maintain the work field affiliation. Goals were to maintain the work rhythm while gaining experience.

2010 - 2012 Den Haag
Web & Front-End Developer
Cupitar

A start-up company, converting designs to HTML & CSS, employed creative thinking in order to find solutions and help with web development, working with Git repositories, building a relationship database.

2006 - 2010 Den Haag
Interactive Flash Developer, Systeem & Server beheer, Web Developer
IPOQI Interactive Design Studio

Responsible for the development of various projects. Thinking creatively to find web solutions. Also worked as a Flash Developer, System Administrator & Front-End / Web Developer.

2006 - 2008 Rijswijk
Flash Developer/Designer/Actionscript
MDSTN INTERACTIVE

Private enterprise, responsible from start to finish of various Flash projects, gave private seminars for learning Macromedia (Adobe) Flash Intermediate to Pro course.

2004 - 2005 Den Haag
Flash Designer/Developer
Gamepoint B.V.

Internship, responsible for creating creative design for flash banners, full project responsibility of developing full interactive Flash website for ‘NH Hotels’ from start to finish, also technical help-desk for social gaming website. Learned programming in Macromedia (Adobe) packages, Flash, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.

2003 - 2004 Scheveningen
Flash & Web Developer
Musa Bureau voor Ontwerp

Internship, building various websites and managing them.

Freelance

June 2006 - 2008
Web & Flash Developer
Sedje Global

Converting designs to HTML & CSS and development and programming of multiple websites including Winnersway, Sedje.com, kdvjoepie.nl, shop Cosy Collections.

August - October 2007
Interactieve Programmer
Umbrella International Jackson Chang

Flash interactive development in amount of pages for Hi Purple - Online Magazine.

March - April 2007
Interactieve Developer
Hogeschool Rotterdam

Promotional website of Shell Eco-Marathon for Phidippides. Full flash website with Content Managing System.

2006 - 2007 Naaldwijk
Flash Designer
Creatieve Concepten

Responsible for design and development of a Flash landing page for various clients, including: De Uithof, Hästens, Auping, Beterbed.

October 2006 - July 2007
Web & Flash Developer
Maxeda, Bijenkorf

Converting designs to HTML & CSS and development of Chill-Out.nl flash website and Ruby on Rails.

Education

2002 - 2006 Rotterdam
IT-mediaproductie (middenkaderopleiding niveau 4)
Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam

Information Technology (IT) in Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam (GLR), the Dutch creative college for media, design & technology.
Academic degree

2001 - 2002 Den Haag
IT-management (middenkaderopleiding niveau 4)
Mondriaan IJzerwerf

Information Technology (IT) for Management
Academic certificates

Miscellaneous

Hobbies

Swinging on the Latin beats - performing in bachata shows and dancing kizomba.

Relaxing and enjoying spending time with friends, contemplating life and love

Keeping up-to-date with technology by reading “Smashing Magazine” and experimenting with VueJS & NodeJS and WPA

Languages

Dutch - Native proficiency

English - Full professional proficiency

Skills

Recent

HTML 5 & CSS 3 - Expert with 13+ years of experience

Javascript - Expert

VueJS - Expert with 5 years of experience

NodeJS - Expert

Other

Sublime Text 2 - Expert with 8 years of experience

Adobe Photoshop - Intermediate

Adobe Illustrator - Intermediate

Actionscript 2.0 & 3.0 - Intermediate with 12 years of experience

Adobe Flash CS3 - Intermediate

PHP & MySQL - Intermediate with 12 years of experience

Web scripting & Markup language skills

HTML 4/5 + CSS 2/3 (LESS/SCSS)

Javascript: Prototype, Mootools, Scriptaculous, JSON, YQL, jQuery
KnockoutJS (MVVM)

PHP: Laravel 4, CodeIgniter 2.1.2, ExpressionEngine 1.6

Ruby on Rails

ActionScript 2.0 / 3.0

MySQL, SQlite

Application Skills

OSX / Mavericks, Unix, Ubuntu, CentOS 5

Git

Sublime Text 2, Grunt, Bower, Textmate 2, Coda 2

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Flash CS3

Capistrano 2.4.3 + GitYumGem

Skillset

Knowledge
Javascript 3/3 13 17
Node.JS 3/3 6 3
HTML5 3/3 7 17
CSS 3/3 10 17
PHP 2/3 7 15
X/HTML 3/3 7 13
SQL 2/3 6 15
XML 3/3 5 17
UML 1/3 1 1
JSON 3/3 10 11
ActionScript (2 & 3) 3/3 7 12
Macromedia Flash 3/3 7 12
Skills
OOP 3/3 13 21
MVVM (Model-View-View-Model) 3/3 6 8
MVC (Model-View-Controller) 2/3 7 11
Database (Abstraction/Importing/Exporting/Manipulating) 3/3 7 8
File Access (Streams/Network Programming) 2/3 2 2
Web Programming (URLs, HTTP Headers, Forms & Sessions) 3/3 9 10
String Manipulation & Regular Expressions 3/3 8 10
W3C 3/3 11 13
Frameworks/Libraries
VueJS (MVVM) 3/3 5 5
KnockoutJS (MVVM) 3/3 1 6
ReactJS (MVVM) 2/3 1 1
AngularJS 0/3 0 0
jQuery 3/3 5 7
Mootools 3/3 1 4
Laravel 4 2/3 1 4
CodeIgniter 2 3/3 1 4
Expression Engine 1.6.8 (Commercial PHP CMS) 3/3 3 8
Wordpress 1/3 0 2
Joomla 1/3 1 1
Zend 0/3 0 0
CakePHP 0/3 0 0
Symfony 1/3 2 2
Drupal 0/3 0 0
Typo3 0/3 0 0
Magento 0/3 0 0
Ruby on Rails 2/3 4 4
Ruby (Programming Language) 3/3 4 4
Rails (Framework) 3/3 4 4
Shopify.com (Ruby Webshop CMS) 3/3 4 4
Techniques
AJAX 3/3 9 11
LESS (CSS preprocessor) 3/3 9 7
SASS/SCSS (CSS preprocessor) 3/3 9 4
Gulp (NodeJS: The streaming build system) 3/3 7 6
Grunt (NodeJS: Javascript Task Runner) 3/3 3 1
Bower (NodeJS: Package Manager for Web) 3/3 6 4
NPM (Node Package Module) 3/3 8 7
REST 3/3 6 7
SOAP 0/3 0 1
Web Services 2/3 7 8
SCRUM 3/3 6 2
GIT 3/3 7 6
SVN 0/3 0 0
Basecamp.com (Project Management App) 3/3 6 6
Trello.com (Organize anything, together) 3/3 3 3
System Knowledge
NodeJS 3/3 6 3
NPM (Node Package Manager) 3/3 10 7
MySQL 2/3 6 8
PhpMyAdmin 3/3 6 8
MAMP/LAMP/XAMP 3/3 8 12
Zend Studio 0/3 0 0
Ext JS 0/3 0 0
Dcotrine 0/3 0 0
Unix Console 3/3 18 18
Ubuntu 3/3 4 9
Apache 3/3 4 8
RubyGems 2/3 4 8

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