I’m a founder, author and developer.
If you need to see my CV, you’re right here.
- Abitur “certificate” (equals: high school diploma) at Jakob-Brucker Gymnasium Kaufbeuren, Germany
- Self-taught web development knowledge
- Regular attendee and speaker at conferences
- Certified Scrum Master since 2017
- Civilian service at LMU university clinic, Cardiology dpt. in Munich, Germany as medical assistant and IT manager (September 2009 - May 2010)
- November 2007 - December 2011: Founded 2 person design agency, transformed to my own business in 2011
- March 2011 - January 2014: Freelance Advisor for Web Technologies at 2issue digital publishing GmbH
- May 2011 - 2015: Co-Founder and Organizer of PUBKON Conference
- January 2012 - July 2013: Front-End Development and Tablet-Applications for Hubert Burda Media / FOCUS Magazin Verlag
- December 2012 - May 2013: Front-End Development for SAP Datacenter in partnership with Hans-Christian Reinl and grasundsterne agency
- January 2014 - October 2014: Front-End Developer at Vaillant Group
- July 2014 - September 2015: Co-Organizer of NightlyBuild.io conference
- April 2016 – August 2016: Wireframe and Front-End Prototype Development for Sahana Disaster Management Foundation
- November 2016 – May 2017: Front-End Development for Greenpeace International
- January 2018 – May 2019: Front-end architecture and development for Adverma agency
- December 2014 - March 2020: Front-End Consultancy, Development for LaterPay
- January 2019 – March 2020: Engineering & Delivery Management for LaterPay
- May 2017 – 2021: Co-founder and developer of Colloq, a event management and knowledge discovery platform.
- December 2011 - now: Freelance web designer and engineer
- August 2022 – February 2023: Satellite Transformation Project at Siedle
- November 2022 – March 2023: Frontend Architecture and Frontend Engineer (React, TypeScript) at Testo
- April 2023 – now: Scrum Master at Testo
- Co-Organizer of the international web development conference NightlyBuild in Cologne (2014 –2018)
- Former founder and co-manager of PUBKON Conference, Germany’s most popular publishing conference (2012 – 2015)
- Former co-manager of the InDesign User Group Munich (resigned in 2014)
Awards / Rewards
- Nominated and shortlisted as Young Developer of the Year at netawards 2014
- Nominated and shortlisted as Game Changer of the Year at netawards 2013 & 2014 with the project OpenDeviceLab.com
Open Source & Community Engagement
- Author of Web Development Reading List: Content curation, writing and development of a weekly newsletter and online resource keeping front-end developers up to date.
- Regular writer for Smashing Magazine
- Irregular author of articles for t3n Magazin
- Core Developer of opendevicelab.com: A platform listing all Open Device Lab testing sites. Nominated as Game Changer Of The Year 2013 at netmag's netawards.
- Initial team member of the RICG: Web standards group of the W3C for a standardized responsive images solution and now Element Queries.
- Co-Host of the Workingdraft Podcast: One of the biggest German front-end podcasts influencing and educating the German developer community 2014 – 2018.
- Writer for .net magazine / creativebloq and various other magazines / blogs
- “Deal with it! — The Story of Reconsideration” at MODXpo 2015 in Munich, Germany
- “Are we There Yet?” at WebTechCon 2013 in Munich, Germany
- “5 Things You Want for Responsive Development” at MODXpo 2013 in Cologne, Germany
- Speaker about “Responsive Images” at TakeOff Conference 2013 in Lille, France
- Lightning talk “Responsive Images” at Fronteers’ Jam session 2012
- Regularly invited expert for Adobe: Creative Winter – Brackets, Edge Reflow, Edge Inspect, Creative Summer and more
- Author of video2brain’s video trainings Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 mit HTML5, CSS3 und jQuery and HTML und CSS, featured in c’t 15/2012
Important client work
- Front-End architecture and research for Greenpeace International 2016 – 2017
- Front-End Development and Consultancy for LaterPay, doing a big front-end code refactoring and performance optimization 2014 – 2019.
- Front-End Development as Front-End Architect/Strategist for the Vaillant Group building a highly-scalable, modularized front-end workflow for a large team in 2014.
- Front-End-Development of the SAP DataCenter Website in 2013
- Co-Developed the FOCUS Magazin for iPad with 2issue in 2013
- Development of the FOCUS Magazin Teaser website in 2013
- Co-Developed one of the first iPad Magazines including full featured social sharing with 2issue and mag10 in 2011
Expertise & Core Skills
- Tooling / Workflow:
- npm, yarn, webpack, composer, Esbuild, Rome.tools, SWC
- Unit, Integration, and End-to-end Testing
- Automation: Continuous Integration with CircleCI, TravisCI, GitLabCI, Jenkins 2
- Component-based development
- Performance-budget driven development
- Agile driven development
- CSS, Sass, PostCSS, various CSS-in-JS libraries
- Responsive Development (includes on device remote debugging and testing)
- Performance optimization and debugging
- Project Management:
- Remote Working (also in large teams)
- Agile Scrum (had the certification Scrum Master in the past)
- Agile Kanban
- Team building