Résumé

A picture of Niels

Firm believer that communicating with people is as important as communicating with computers. Team player that inspires people to be their best and build awesome things together.

With a broad interest in the computer science field, explored fields include interpreter and compiler design and full stack web development.

Analytical thinker with an incisive mind. Specialized in front-end web development.

Education

2013 - present

Master Information Science

Vrije Universiteit & University of Amsterdam

Master degree in information science, focusing on the (social) web and information management.

2008 - 2013

Bachelor Information, Multimedia and Management

Vrije Universiteit

Bachelor degree in information science, with mostly group-oriented projects. Final project for a government agency involved finding a solution against illegal cellphone use in prisons.

2001 - 2008

VWO (Atheneum; Natuur en Gezondheid)

Keizer Karel College

Secondary education.

1993 - 2001

Primary education

De Horizon

Employment history

2014 - present

Founder / web developer

Webosaur

Webosaur is a Dutch web development studio which focusses on custom made websites and web applications.

Notable work:

  • Web application development
  • CMS implementations
  • Website design and development

Some example projects can be found on the previous work page.

2012 - 2014

Software engineer

DDVTECH

As part-time employee I was hired as front-end developer where I developed JavaScript-based interfaces for multimedia servers, working closely with back-end server programmers. For several months I also worked as full-time C++ programmer on video protocols.

Notable work:

  • Mediawiki skinning & script intergration
  • Large parts of a webshop and automatic software build intergration
  • Implementation of web designs
2004 - 2005

Workplace employee

De Troubadour

Computer proficiencies

Programming

Specialized in web-based programming and markup (HTML, CSS, JavaScript). Server-side proficiencies include PHP and SQL.

Intermediate experience with C++. Worked with a myriad of other languages, including Java, Python, assembly, BASIC and C.

Servers

Experience with Linux servers and related tools. Basic experience with shell scripting (Windows, Bash).

Version control

Familiarity with Git.

Other

Intermediate experience with database design.

Experience with (user) interface design and usability.

Languages

Native speaker of Dutch. Fluent in English.