Resume - CV - Gaya Kessler
My passion is to create the best for the web, always keeping up with the latest in web technologies. This allowed me to work on a lot of different projects, and thus experience what works and what doesn't in various different situations.
I create simple solutions to complex problems.
|Location||Deurne, The Netherlands|
Skills and interests
Software Development, Front-end (and Back-end) Development, Node.js, Single Page Applications, Progressive Web Apps, Teaching Developers, Mentoring Developers, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment, Test Driven Development.
Dutch & English.
(Heavy & loud) Music, movies and series, (Scotch) whisky, running, cooking.
Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen
Computer Science - Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.)
Subjects: Distributed application development, software architecture and modeling, database design and development, rich web applications.
Visualising river data from Norway Created a soon to be publically launched tool which makes Norwegian river data insightful for governments and other stakeholders. Making maps, charts, and data exploration tools.
Cloud project React development Helped build the cloud portion of the Graylog project. Mostly React and frontend work, as well as contributing to the main open source project.
HealthSuite Digital Platform - Philips Healthcare Working on a Node.js backend application within the Healthcare department of Philips. Development for a field filled with strict rules and quality requirements. Platform where a lot of AWS's services were utilized.
GUI for a brewery controller BrewPi is a small embedded controller to be used by breweries. It can keep track of and control brewery setups. I was asked to start working on the GUI for their new version of the controller. It is a web interface from which the brewery setup can be controlled. Built using TypeScript, Vue.js, WebPack, Babel.
Web App Control Panel A control panel for employees to add content for their calendar module for local events. Communicates directly with their API. Built using React, Redux, WebPack.
Consultancy Performing code-reviews for their server side rendered website using React and Node.js. Also gave insights based on my findings.
CleverNode side project An app to keep track of and rate the whiskies you drink. Currently being redone in more modern technologies and to improve the app's functionalities. A very fun project! Built using React Native, TypeScript, Redux, React Hooks, Node.js, Sequelize, Koa.
CleverNode side project A privacy first time tracking web application, with various browser extensions. This project is completely open-source. As an alternative to hosted time tracking services. Built using React, Redux, Redux-Observables and Create React App. The service part is made using Node.js and Express.js
CleverNode side project Finds your next running route based on what you like. No more boring same laps, start exploring!
CleverNode side project Order your own printed cube to sit on. Created the 3D preview and modification tools as well as the e-commerce site behind it.
CleverNode side project When the new Gutenberg editor for WordPress came out, I wanted to see how well React was integrated with the CMS so I decided to built an A/B testing tool which can be used in the Gutenberg editor. Built using React, WebPack, Babel, WordPress, PHP.
Previous (Employed) Work Experience
April 2016 - August 2017 (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Greenhouse Group - BaaS
Lead Frontend Developer
December 2015 - March 2016 (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Greenhouse Group - Tech
September 2015 - December 2015 (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Making sure the development teams can deliver the best without worrying about the underlying service architectures. Responsible for AWS, monitoring, integration, delivery, development and production environments etc.
Greenhouse Group - Blue Mango Interactive
April 2015 - September 2015 (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Radish Concepts BV
July 2014 - September 2015 (Bladel, The Netherlands)
February 2013 - July 2014 (Bladel, The Netherlands)
Making rock 'n roll worthy solutions for Merchandise.nl. Ranging from full blown e-commerce projects to web applications for customizing print orders.
August 2011 - February 2013 (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
November 2006 - August 2011 (Boxmeer, The Netherlands)