I am Mees. I love to think, collaborate and build tools that make lives easier. I can translate concepts into scalable, elegant and lucid software and web-applications.
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Co-founder and lead developer
03/2015 — Current
At Skotty, I am responsible for the development of our web-based application, back-end and scalable cloud-infrastructure. I am also taking a leading role in business-related activities.
Furthermore, this has been my first experience in running my own software-startup, together with my partner, Oscar.
03/2016 — 11/2016
BaaS is an in-house software application built to assist in getting better insights in both online and offline media-campaigns.
During my employment, I worked on the transition to a new front-end application, while keeping the old application in place. This allowed us to make use of modern web-technologies while still providing a consistent user experience to our users.
01/2015 — 09/2015
Bean OpenLab was a platform that allowed businesses and students to collaborate on projects, allowing students to gather knowledge of things that interest them and businesses to gain valuable insights and creative solutions to real-world projects and problems.
I was working with a team to build a web-platform, responsible for leading the development of the front-end of the application, using technologies like Node.js, Jade and SASS.
Intern GHG Labs
08/2014 — 01/2015
During a half year, Ton and me researched the flaws and advantages of Google Glass as part of Greenhouse Group Labs, the department that is dedicated to innovation in online and offline media. After we learnt its flaws, we worked on developing a concept that might solve the roadblock of the mobile industry: Battery life.
Intern Front-end Developer
01/2014 — 09/2014
During this internship, I developed new features for the Withlocals-platform and helped improving the general user experience by streamlining existing flows. I learned how to be a good player in a development team and about web-development on a large scale. This has been an exhilarating internship.
Host Happiness Manager
07/2013 — 01/2014
As a host happiness manager, I was responsible for maintaining a good relationship with the hosts on the Withlocals-platform.