Software Engineer with a background in UX design


Jan 2019 - May 2021
Royal Netherlands Aerospace Center

Software Engineer

The Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre is an aerospace research organization of the Netherlands and is one of its major technological institutes. My main work consisted of designing, developing and maintaining various applications that are used for scientific purposes.
Tools: Java, QGIS, Python, Unity 3D, C#, UX Design, Anaconda, Jupyter Notebooks, Pandas, Postgres

Sep 2015 - Dec 2017

Java & Intershop Developer

BookSpot is an online bookstore. At the time that I worked there it was part of the Novemedia Group. I worked here as part of one of the scrum teams for maintaining the webshop within the Intershop Framework.
Tools: Intershop Framework, ISML, XML, Java 7, Bitbucket, Jira, Fredhopper, JQuery, SQL

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Junior Java Developer

ShopWorks is a full-service e-commerce agency. I was placed here by YoungCapital for a 3 month Intershop project. Together with two other colleagues, we created a new Intershop webshop for PAVO.
Tools: Jira, Intershop, Java, Jenkins

Jun 2012 - Jan 2015
La Lissa

Freelance Designer & Developer

During my studies I started a company La Lissa. As a freelancer in the field of Interaction Design and Software Development I carried out various assignments. My biggest project was creating an interactive installation for the Panorama Mesdag museum in The Hague that complemented the graduation project of an Illustrator.
Tools: Xcode, C++, PHP, Javascript, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash

Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
Mediamatic Lab

intern Interactive Installations

Mediamatic is a Dutch cultural institution based in Amsterdam. It is a gathering place for seminars, workshops and exhibitions about new media, art, technology and society.
During my internship period i contributed to the design and construction (both hardware and software side) of various interactive installations for exhibitions and events.
Tools: Arduino, Design Thinking, Processing, Open Frameworks

Oct 2006 - Aug 2009

Accounting Clerk

FHV/BBDO was one of the biggest advertising companies in The Netherlands. For several years I worked here in the accounts and receivable department.

Jun 2002 - Sept 2006
American Express Int. Inc.

Accounting Clerk

American Express Company is an American multinational financial services corporation. Here I worked in the Corporate Groups and Events department as an accounting clerk.



IT Java Traineeship

In March of 2015 I've started the IT traineeship in which students with a bèta background are trained to become a certified Java Software Developer.

2009 -2013
HKU Utrecht School of the Arts

Bachelor of Art & Technology with Honours

Graduated in the field of Interaction Design with a minor in Product Design. During my studies I learned how to design and build the best online and offline user experience.
Tools & Skills: Design Thinking, Scrum, Agile, Open Frameworks, C++, Arduino, Java, Processing

2007 - 2008
VU Amsterdam


Studied part-time, completed various modules, no degree

1996 - 2001
Hermann Wesselink College Amstelveen



Java SE 7 Programmer I

Java SE 7 Programmer I

Reference IZO-803

Intershop 7 Programming

Intershop 7 Programming


Intershop 7 Frontend Development

Intershop 7 Frontend Development


Intershop 7 Overview

Intershop 7 Overview


Coding Skills






Tools & Frameworks




Unity 3D


Additional Keywords

  • Arduino
  • Design Thinking
  • Agile
  • Scrum
  • Pandas
  • Makey Makey
  • IOS Development
  • Processing
  • Open Frameworks