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About me

I'm an experienced engineer and user interface addict with more than 20 years on the Internet industry in various and interesting projects, I try to always offer the best interaction between us and the machine.

Passionate and rigorous, I particularly focused on improving user interfaces, developing user-friendly applications with strong emotional appeal, sophisticated production values and intuitive solutions to maximise user engagement.

I like developing functional products interfaces using modern Web technologies, and appreciates to interact with business, stakeholders to deliver world-class technology innovation solution.

I have also a strong engineering background for system requesting high availability, including knowledge on network, security and monitoring.

I can work both independently and as a team and I have good communication skills.

Professional capabilities

  • User interface design; accessibility, usability, and interaction design, multi-device
  • Skilled in developing front-end application using latest JavaScript framework and tools
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 with SASS
  • Strong experience in designing and developing application with modern framework
  • Project management support; tasks definition, prioritisation, Agile (Scrum) methodology
  • Organisational skills, strong sense of responsibility, team player

Experience

January 2019Now

Senior UI/UX Designer / Solution Architect

DEPsys SA

For a startup developing solutions for DSOs power distribution grid network.

  • Design the new user interface of the GridEye IoT platform
  • Create/review user interface specifications in collaboration with the Sales Engineering team
  • Collect input and feedback from customers, sales, R&D to improve user experience
  • Manage a team of SW engineers who develop the web application.
  • Lead and develop front-end with ReactJS
  • Testing/validation of user interface applications

Tech stack: ReactJS, RESTful API, And Design, webpack, yarn, Docker, PostgreSQL, Git, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD, Balsamiq Mockup

Avril 2017Dec 2018

Full Stack Developer

Classeek SA

For a new start-up dedicated to the Classic Music world, as main developer:

  • Turn user interface mockups into functional web application based on business requirements 
  • Architecture and development of the whole technical platform back-end and front-end
  • Work closest with the designer to provide the best user experience
  • In charge of testing, deployment, and monitoring of the cloud infrastructure
  • Provide technical marketing support, SEO, tagging, content optimisation

Tech stack: Python / Django, RESTful API (DRF), VueJS, Bootstrap, webpack, npm, Docker, PostgreSQL, Git, Photoshop, Illustrator, Balsamiq Mockup

May 2016Mars 2017

UX/UI Designer

Sword Group SA

For International Committee of the Red Cross (CICR) conception of the new worldwide online tool of monitoring & planning:

  • Provide UI / UX / AI expertise based on business / stakeholders needs
  • Design application interfaces and the new online brand style-guide
  • Develop the front-end and prototypes with Bootstrap, AngularJS, and jQuery
  • Integration support with product owner, business analyst, project manager, architect, and testing expert

Tech stack: AngularJS, Bootstrap, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, SASS, gulp, npm, Node.js, Git

Apr 2014Jan 2016

Solution Architect

Salt Mobile SA

Responsible of the Online Customer Interfaces of "salt.ch", for one of the major Swiss mobile providers:

  • Enhance information architecture and customer interface for desktop, tablet and mobile App  
  • Web design consulting with internal and external partners
  • Design and development of web applications with Django framework
  • Front-end development, responsive design, mobile first
  • Server architecture and CD/CI of the main portal and marketing platforms
  • Work from day to day on web presence and system management

As main online Technical Lead, I successfully delivered the full rebranding of the user-facing online interfaces of orange.ch to salt.ch.

Tech stack: Python / Django, Elasticsearch, Bootstrap, jQuery, SASS, gulp, npm, Redis, PostgreSQL, Linux, Nginx, Load-balancer, Git, Github, Photoshop, Illustrator, Balsamiq Mockup

Dec 2009Mar 2014

Web Developer / Solution Architect

Orange Communications SA

Technical owner of the main portal "orange.ch" and marketing online tools for one of the main Swiss mobile provider:

  • Front-end and back-end development with Django framework, HTML, CSS, jQuery
  • Enhance information architecture and user experience
  • Web design consulting with internal and external partners
  • SEO technical specialist - tracking, optimisation, consulting
  • Servers architecture and CD/CI of the main portal and marketing platforms
  • Work on day to day web presence and system management

I implemented a new CMS platform for the main portal and optimised the global user-experience of the user-facing online interfaces by several re-vamp and development of custom web applications. 

Tech stack: PHP, Python / Django, Bootstrap, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, MySQL, Linux, Nginx, Git, SVN

Apr 2007Nov 2009

Senior Application Developer / System Manager

Electronlibre SA

In a digital agency in Lausanne, I developed websites for luxury businesses, telecommunications, and international compagnies:

  • Front-end development interfaces with HTML, CSS and jQuery
  • Back-end architecture and coding with PHP / Python and MySQL
  • Server architecture, consulting and support of customers Web sites
Jan 2004Jan 2007

Application Developer III

Cablecom GmbH

In one of the major Swiss TV operators:

  • Development and maintenance of the web platform hispeed.ch (interface in JAVA/XLST) for the ISP, used by more than 600'000 private customers (~250 servers)
  • Responsible of Internet Services for Urbanet an Internet Suisse Romandie provider
Jan 2001Dec 2003

Engineer System

Cablecom GmbH

I was in charge of the Internet platform of Urbanet an Internet Suisse Romandie provider (ISP).

  • Servers installation, maintenance, security, and monitoring for Internet services on Linux platforms
  • Front-end and back-end development of websites with PHP / MySQL, HTML / CSS and JavaScript
  • Professional and residential customers care - email, FTP, DNS, migration and hosting

Education

19971999

Technician ET

Technical School of Ste-Croix / ETSC

This certification is now named Technician ES in computer science, provided by the technical school CPNV - Swiss Federal Certified.

19911995

CFC Electrician-Mechanician

Centre d'enseignement professionnel du Nord vaudois / CPNV

This Swiss federal diploma positioned me to the 4th place in my region.

Continuous training

  • Angular 6 –  formerly Angular 2 · 28 hours of cours / 2018

  • FRONT> – Web Frontend Conference Zurich · 2 days / 2013

  • DjangoCon EU – Django Conference Europe · 5 days / 2012

  • LPI202 – Advanced Linux Network Administration · 5 days / 2005

  • SL-265 – Java technology for structured programmers · 5 days / 2003

  • RH253 – Red Hat Linux Networking & Security Administration · 4 days / 2002

  • ICND – Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices · 5 days / 2000

  • VoIP – Voice Over IP · 2 days / 2000

  • TCPIP – TCP/IP Protocols · 2 days / 2000

Languages

  • French: native
  • English: professional working proficiency (daily use oral and writing since +10 years)

Mobility

  • Driver license and a car
  • Telecommute

Hobbies

  • Practice sailing with my sailboat on Neuchâtel lake
  • Cultivate for the pleasure vegetables and fruits in my private garden