Hire me

I am a freelance developer and consultant focussing on code and team quality, helping companies improve their products and workflows.

Want to hire me? Use LinkedIn or the contact page to get in touch!

Professional references are available on request.

Consulting and training

I love sharing my knowledge and teaching individuals. After years of experience as a developer and trainer, I can help improve the quality of development teams and projects. Ask me about the following:

  • Determining functional requirements
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Improving team workflows
  • Training new developers

You can also ask me to assist with thinking about your project as a whole or finding experts to help you with a specific aspect of your project.

Developing web applications

I mainly build back-end web and big data applications, optionally with a basic, frameworkless front-end.

Some of the tools and technologies that I use:

  • Django
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SCSS
  • vanilla JavaScript
  • Docker
  • GitLab
  • pre-commit
  • tox
  • black
  • isort
  • flake8
  • ruff
  • Visual Studio Code

On top of that, I have limited knowledge about web accessibility, translating from English to Dutch, writing blog posts, and public speaking.

What I bring to the table

  • Love for web development
  • A firm belief that the web should be for everyone
  • Over ten years of back-end development experience
  • Decent knowledge of front-end web development
  • Experience working in an ISO 27001-certified company
  • Ability to think along with customers and developers alike
  • Enthusiasm for pair programming and guiding juniors
  • Good mastery of both Dutch and English language
  • Car driver's license (EU class B)
  • No pet allergies

What I am looking for

  • Limited hierarchy; everyone is accessible to everyone
  • A diverse team, both personally and professionally
  • Room to teach or mentor less experienced developers
  • A focus on (code) quality and long-term profitability
  • Work from home using my own working hours

What I don't do

  • Anything system management, web and email hosting
  • Meetings for the sake of meetings
  • Early morning appointments
  • Weekend availability
  • Windows (the operating system)