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Apr 2018Present

Director of web development

Valtech Paris

Responsible for animating our great web development team into doing the best work we can do. Also: conference speaking emgagements.

Brands: Kerastase, Garnier, Redken, Essie, L'Oréal Paris, La Roche Posay, Rolex, Louis Vuitton. 

Apr 2017Present

Global front-end lead L'Oréal WSF program

Valtech Paris

Global front-end lead on the website factory program for L'Oréal. Leading teams in France, US and Ukraine. In charge of code quality across projects, front-end architecture, tech stack decisions. Leading from code perspective, not from a high level management point of view.

Sitecore, Azure, Vue.js, Accessibility compliance, unit testing, media asset management, performance, scss architecture, JSS

Brands: Kerastase, Garnier, Redken, Essie, L'Oréal Paris, La Roche Posay, Vichy.

Apr 2015Apr 2017

Technical delivery manager

AKQA Paris

Dividing time between being tech lead and developer. In this role the focus is on bringing partners together to create an agile and flexible team to deliver high quality work. Doing development when needed. Streamlining client processes and decision making with creative innovation, tech limitations and client goals in mind.

Knowledge and experience: Gigya, Smartfocus, Webtrends, Cloudinary, Fredhopper, MailChimp, AEM, Hybris and Sitecore.

Clients: Chanel, Hermès, Google, Nike.

Mar 2014Apr 2015

Principal web developer

AKQA Paris

Next to development the job included: leading the tech team on a content level, presenting to peers, guiding juniors and interns and working closely with external tech partners.

Clients: Chanel, Hermès, Red Bull, Martell, Google, Nike.

Jan 2011Mar 2014

Senior web developer

AKQA Amsterdam

Worked on front-end architecture for big multi-market platforms and through the line campaigns. Prototyping had a prominent place in the work.

Clients: Heineken, Tommy Hilfiger, Mini, Nike, EA Sports, Philips.

May 2010Dec 2010

Web developer


Worked closely with the backend developers. The goal was to be a bridge between the two disciplines and therefore making the work process more agile.

Clients:, AutoTrader, VUmc, Nutricia, Stadgenoot, KLM, RDC.

May 2009Mar 2011

Principal web developer

Zotonic (open source project)

Front-end engineer, interface designer and one of the principal authors of Zotonic, The Erlang CMS. Zotonic is an open-source framework and CMS that is used to build highly dynamic and fast websites.

Examples:,, (and all their websites),,

Jan 2010May 2010

Team lead web development


Responsible for the quality insurance of code. Made sure deadlines were hit, helped out with the personal goals of team members and handled resourcing as an additional task.

Jan 2008Jan 2010

Web developer


Responsible for the overall look and feel of websites build with the anyMeta CMS. This included animations, placement of elements and interaction. Rebuilt the whole template system and CSS framework of the anyMeta CMS in 2008. In 2009 the focus was on the rebuild of the JavaScript architecture.

During this time Mediamatic worked with the first versions of oAuth and social network logins before Facebook became big in Europe. Next to working for clients I mainly worked on anyMeta, a Community Management System used for all projects.

Clients: Picnic, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Women INC,, Mediamatc Travel, Museum de Paviljoens.

Jan 2005Dec 2011

Freelancer / owner


One-man web development company. Back-end development and design jobs also frequently happened. Mainly worked for smaller clients to make money to pay the rent when going to university.


Sept 2015Sept 2016

BULATS (Business Language Testing Service)

Citylangues Paris

Certification for French language. Grammar A2. Oral B1. 

Mar 2016

Gigya Implementation Partner

Training course to become Gigya implementation partner for AKQA.

Jul 2011

Sitecore XP 7 Certified Front-End Developer

Certificate in front-end development for Sitecore.



Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Nursing level 5. Mainly Psychiatry, also internal medicine.