Gersom van Ginkel



I’m an Amsterdam-based full-stack JS developer. In case you have any freelance opportunities, I’m happy to discuss possible collaboration.

A non-exhaustive list of languages, tools and frameworks I’ve recently worked with: JavaScript TypeScript React React Native Next Gatsby Redux Expo Node Express PostgreSQL Objection Knex Styled-Components Emotion Slate Storybook Sketch.



May 2018 - Now

Created a web-based platform for Polder. Polder is an internal communication tool, aimed at democratizing big companies.


Aug 2018 - Now

Founded Plenty, an app that helps people in the Netherlands with the initial threshold of becoming vegan. Plenty helps them to find (accidentally) vegan products in the supermarket.


Apr 2019 - Jun 2019

Built an HR data visualization dashboard using React, Apollo GraphQL and Victory charts.

De Persgroep

Oct 2017 - Jul 2018

Took part in building the new mobile app for Algemeen Dagblad, one of the biggest Dutch newspapers. My work focused on the video section.


May 2017 - Sep 2017

  • Cinemien / I built both the web app and the back-end for this movie on demand platform.
  • Fairphone: I built an animation-heavy Android app (React Native), showcasing the story behind the company and the specifications of the phone, meant to be run on devices in stores all over Europe.
  • CityHub: CityHub is a pod hostel in Amsterdam. I built a host-customer chat in both the mobile app and web dashboard.

Label A

Nov 2016 - May 2017

  • Porsche24: I helped build the dashboard that dealers could use to manage their customers and update in-app content.
  • Aedes Magazine: I helped build a block editor, used in writing content for
  • I helped build an admin panel into an existing application for, an b2b e-learning platform.



During my bachelors, I worked part time on several projects for this company, Agro4all being the biggest. For Agro4all I built a web app that provides information about plant protection products, which is based upon the official sources of national regulatory agencies.



As a final project (PWS) of my pre-university education, I built the front-end for a membership administration system for churches. We managed to get several paying clients.




University of Amsterdam - Bachelor of Science, Medical Informatics, Cum Laude.



Erasmus University Rotterdam - Bachelor of Science, Medicine, Unfinished.

Calvijn College Goes - Best Dutch high school in 2008 and 2009 (Elsevier).