About

I am a London based Front-End developer with a big passion for art & design.

I have been building unique digital experiences since 2010. I am a huge fan of React, Progressive Web Apps, Typescript, #JAMStack, Accessibility, and Motion Graphics.

Experience

  • Self Employed

    Frontend Developer

    August 2019 — Present
    London, UK

  • Native

    Creative Technologist

    December 2019 — Present
    London, UK

  • Stink Studios

    Senior Frontend Developer (Freelance)

    August 2019 — November 2019
    London, UK

  • Toaster

    Senior Frontend Developer

    September 2014 — August 2019
    London, UK

  • ThisPage Amsterdam

    Frontend Developer

    2013 — 2013
    Amsterdam, NL

  • LabelA

    Frontend Developer

    2012 — 2012
    Amsterdam, NL

  • CV & job descriptions available on request ✌️

Languages & Tools

  • HTML

    The semantic, accessible kind.

  • CSS

    PostCSS, SCSS, CSS-in-JS

  • JavaScript

    ES6, ES7+, Node.js, TypeScript

  • Frameworks

    React, Vue, Polymer, LitHTML, Svelte

  • Graphics

    WebGL/2, ThreeJS, PIXI, PaperJS, GSAP, Anime, Lottie, Processing, P5, MaxMSP

  • Experimental

    WebAudio, GLSL, Machine Learning, DialogFlow, Physical Computing

  • Environments

    Node.JS, Firebase, Netlify, AWS, GCP

  • Tools

    Gulp, Webpack, Rollup, ESLint, Prettier, Git, WebStorm, FFMpeg, Blender, Cinema 4D, imagemagick

  • Testing

    Jest, Mocha, Enzyme, Jasmine, Cypress

  • Other

    PWA's, WCAG, JSDocs, Electron, UX, Jinja2

Education

  • Postgraduate Interaction Design Communication, University of the Arts, London, UK
  • BA Graphic Communication, University of Northampton, Northampton, UK
  • MBO Interaction Design, Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

Facts

  • I used to be an illustrator.

  • Born and raised in Amsterdam, NL.

  • Currently based in London, UK.

  • This site is a PWA.

  • I strive for that sweet 60 frames per second. Or perhaps even 120?

  • I spend an unhealthy amount of time optimising images & other assets.

  • I do not give a FOUC. ha ha get it?

  • I know my way around Cinema4D.

  • I animated a rectangle in Flash once.

  • I showcased “digital art” & “installations” at galleries around europe.

  • World Wide Web, not Wealthy Western Web.

  • Lighthouse, WebPageTest & Pingdom are some of my pinned tabs.

  • Did you know? Kanye West shares the same birthday as Tim Berners-Lee.

  • Designing and developing for the web since 2010.

  • My passion for art emerged from artists such as Mirko Reisser (DAIM), Totem, and later on Slash Three.

  • 93 'til infinity.

  • Honesty is key.

  • Hip-hop connoisseur.

  • I got a selfie with Grandmaster Flash,

  • Majora's Mask is my all-time favourite game.

  • I play video games for “research”.

  • Big fan of Ryoji Ikeda.

  • Infinite amount of street knowledge.

Pim de Wit