I'm a software developer from Duisburg-Neudorf, working for Contentful in Berlin.
I take a holistic approach to software development, combining my theoretical knowledge from studying CS with my practical experience in designing and implementing complex software systems.
I love my MacBook, I enjoy taking photos with my Nikon D90, I like music, movies, food and art.
born 1982 in Duisburg, Germany
currently living in Berlin
Steinbart Gymnasium Duisburg
Study of Applied Computer Science (10/2003 - 07/2009)
Technische Universität Dortmund
Main areas: heuristic optimization, graphical systems, compilers and hardware design
Senior software developer at Contentful 11/2012 - today
Development of a cloud based content delivery infrastructure.
Lead engineer for the AngularJS based frontend.
Development and project management for 9elements GmbH 12/2007 - 10/2012
Working as a hired freelancer during my studies, employed since 10/2009.
Freelance work for PEKiP e.V. 04/2005 - 10/2012
Maintenance of several websites.
Internal software development for administration of members and courses.
General Freelance work 2004 - 2009
Several projects for customers not explicitly listed here.
Student assistant at ISF, Dortmund University 03/2007 - 12/2007
Development of FEM software in C++/OpenGL
Freelance work for Mediastar GmbH 02/2004 - 10/2007
Maintenance and administration of several Typo3-based websites.
Search engine optimization.
Setup and maintenance of the Websale eCommerce system.
An interactive HTML5-based presentation tool for telling stories about global financial relationships. Developed in BackboneJS, Chaplin, Coffeescript with a Rails backend for Bertelsmann Stiftung. Not publicly released yet
An image sharing site for Twitter that is suported by all major clients and hosting over 2 million images for over 300.000 users. Developed in Ruby on Rails.
Google Map Toolkit
Interactive Widget for Deutsche Telekom to display availability of data networks and points of interest in Germany. Highly customizable, developed in CoffeeScript on the front-end and Ruby on Rails with a PostgreSQL database for spatial data management in the backend.
BP Sales Presenter
Presentation tool for European Sales teams within BP. Developed in Flex 4.5, with client-server architecture, rights management and localization in 8 languages.