Résumé - Niels Hidde Groot Obbink

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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.


2013 - 2017

Master Information Science

Vrije Universiteit & University of Amsterdam

Master degree in information science, focusing on the (social) web and information management. Master thesis investigated a combination of static- and dynamic analysis for JavaScript dead code elimination in web applications.

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

2017 - present

Full-stack developer


miWebb is a dutch web development company, specialized in API and CMS development.

Notable work:

  • Technical CMS design and implementation including automatic dynamic PDF generation
  • Custom website and webshop implementations using Wordpress
  • Website optimization
2014 - present

Founder / web developer


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

Notable work:

  • Web application development
  • CMS implementations
  • Website design and development
2012 - 2014

Software engineer


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


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

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


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

Version control

Familiarity with Git.


Intermediate experience with database design. Experience with (user) interface design and usability.


Native speaker of Dutch. Fluent in English.