Skills & Tools
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Technical Qualifications

Software

  • Design: GIMP, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Development: Apache, Git, MySQL, NoSQL, Sublime

Languages & Scripts:

  • Command-line Interface: AWS CLI, PowerShell, SFTP, SSH, Unix
  • Markup Lanuages HTML, CSS, XML
  • Programming Languages Node.js, PHP, R, SQL
  • Scripting Languages: JavaScript, jQuery

Dynamic Content Systems

  • Content Mangement Systems: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress
  • Customer Relationship Mangement: SalsaLabs
  • Forum Systems: bbPress, Flarum, MyBB phpBB, vBulletin
  • Property Mangement Software: Cloudbeds

System Mangement

  • Server: AWS Web Services, cPanel, DirectAdmin, Parallels Plesk Panel, phpMyAdmin
  • Service & Support: osTicket, Vision Helpdesk, WHMCS, Zendesk
Achievements & Experiences

Achievements

  • Raised five digit figures for Occupy D.C. through online fundraising campaign.
  • Start-up projects:
    • A online file scanner service that is able to scan uploaded files and hosted files. It had an API allowing people to use the scanner for their personal projects and websites.
    • One of the largest MyBB Community hubs providing support, tutorials, plugins, and themes for MyBB users. For the site I created MyBB-WordPress database integration, MyBB-Facebook/Twitter integration, and a custom MyBB e-commerce system allowing authors to sell their MyBB plugins and themes.
    • Handful of tutorial blog covering subjects such as programming, design, coding, hosting, management, tips, etc.

Languages

  • 1st: Dutch
  • 2nd: English

Travels

Working Experience
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October 2010 - Present
Circlelize
Cross-browser Compatibility, Graphic Design, Hosting, Marketing, SEO, Technical Support, Web Development
Tasks
  • Develop websites either from scratch or using a CMS such as WordPress, Joomla or MyBB.
  • Application, e-mail and website hosting.
  • Provide marketing and SEO assistance and advice to clients.
  • Server and website performance, caching, and optimization.
Skills
  • CSS, HTML, Javascript, jQuery, Node.js Photoshop, PHP, SQL, and XML.
  • Web and e-mail management including CLI's like SFTP, SSH and Unix.
  • Google Apps and Microsoft Exchange management.
June 2013 - August 2014
ForumGuard
Web Development, Server Mangement
Tasks
  • Security application that you integrate via a plugin with WordPress, MyBB or vBulletin and offers various tools.
  • Tools included:
    • Remote automatic backup system
    • Virus scan uploaded files by users
    • Scan web directory for abnormal changes
    • Monitor traffic (detailed visitor information)
Skills
  • CSS, HTML, JSON, jQuery, PHP, and SQL.
  • SFTP, SSH, Unix
June 2012 - August 2012
Bold Progressives (PCCC)
Graphic Design, Web Development
Tasks
  • Develop a "Campaign Manager" (internal software) that used the Google Chart API to graph the organizations campaigns. The software allowed the user to import data, which would be than stored in a database. Users are able to compare specific campaign data and apply filters to it through a web interface.
  • Conduct surveys over telephone.
Skills
  • AJAX, CSS, HTML, Javascript, JSON, jQuery, PHP, and SQL experience.
  • Server and Git understanding.
  • Strong people and communication skills.
September 2011 - April 2012
Occupy D.C.
Graphic Design, Marketing, SEO, Technical Support, Web Development
Tasks
  • Manage servers, internal communication tools, and social media.
  • Develop and design websites and tools for Occupy D.C..
  • Organize and support working committees including tech, media, newspaper, action, welcome, and outreach using a broad range of technology.
  • Repair donated technology including but not limited to computers, tablets, and sound systems.
  • Operate and manage the live stream with a few others.
Skills
  • CMS, CSS, HTML, Javascript, Photoshop, PHP, and SQL experience.
  • Moderate server and web hosting understanding.
  • Strong people and communication skills.
  • Google Apps management.
Summer 2011
IMF, World Bank Group & IDB Internship
Economic Development, Economic Growth, Lectures, Presentations, Workshops
Learning Process
  • Developing office and communication skills.
  • An overview about the roles and functions of the IMF, World Bank Group, and IDB.
  • Practical insight into a wide range of their projects and activities.
  • Attended workshops, lectures, and presentations by executives of the three organizations, covering a wide variety of topics including:
    • Economic Growth and Development.
    • Economic and Social Injustices.
    • Environmental Problems and Concerns.
    • Culture and Ethnicity.
    • Organization, Communication, Presentation, and Networking.
Summer 2010
MyBB Group
Documentation, Technical Support
Tasks
  • Provide support to users of MyBB Products through support forums.
  • Moderated a 49,000+ member strong community forum.
  • Maintained MyBB Documentation.
Skills
  • Strong people and problem solving skills.
  • Explain technical concepts simply.
  • CSS, HTML, Javascript, PHP, SQL, and XML.
December 2009 - August 2010
The Forum Forge
Customer Service, Graphic Design, Marketing, Online Sales, Web Development
Tasks
  • Provided customer service for clients regarding hosting and scripts inquiries.
  • Operated on live chat as a telecommunication sales associate.
  • Handled cross-browser compatibility and SEO for company websites.
  • Managed forum marketing campaigns mainly targeting small niche tech-savvy communities.
  • Designed MyBB themes for company clients.
Skills
  • Managing and using servers, clients, billing, and online chat software.
  • Targeting specific audiences via online marketing.
  • Strong people and problem solving skills.
  • Moderate server and web hosting understanding.
  • CMS, CSS, HTML, Javascript, Photoshop, PHP, and SQL experience.
Portfolio
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2017
luvnuts
Illustrator, Photoshop
luvnuts
luvnuts
2016
How Are You
CSS, HTML, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP, SQL
How Are You
How Are You
How Are You
2015
WE Festival
CSS, HTML, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP, SQL, WordPress
WE Festival
WE Festival
2014
ForumGuard
CSS, HTML, JSON, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP, SQL
ForumGuard
2012
Occupy D.C.
CSS, HTML, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP, SQL, WordPress
Occupy D.C.
Occupy D.C.
2011
SNOW
CSS, HTML, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP
SNOW
2011
Exposify
AJAX, CSS, HTML, PHP, jQuery, Photoshop, SQL
Exposify
Exposify
2011
Grestul
Photoshop
Grestul
Grestul
2010
WinPulse
AJAX, API, CSS, HTML, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP, SQL, XML
WinPulse
2010
MyBB Community
CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, MyBB, Photoshop, PHP, SQL, WordPress, XML
MyBB Community
MyBB Community
2010
NewEra
CSS, HTML, jQuery, MyBB, Photoshop, PHP
NewEra
2010
SandyRed
CSS, HTML, MyBB, Photoshop
SendyRed
2010
ImadLabs
CSS, HTML, Photoshop, WordPress
ImadLabs
2010
PurpleFacts
Photoshop
PurpleFacts
2009
MyBB Incident Report Panel
AJAX, CSS, HTML, jQuery, MyBB, Photoshop, PHP, SQL
MyBB Incident Report Panel
2009
ColourTechni
CSS, HTML, Javascript, Photoshop
ColourTechni
2009
Simple Hosting
CSS, HTML, Photoshop
Simple Hosting
Education
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2014-present
Maastricht University - SBE
Economics & Business Economics, specialization in Mangement of Information Bachelor

2012-2013
Amsterdam University College
Combined Liberal Arts & Sciences Bachelor Program from UvA and VU.

2008-2012
Washington International School
High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate Diploma
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