Gersom van Ginkel



Iā€™m an Amsterdam-based freelance full-stack JavaScript developer that is looking for challenging projects with social or sustainable impact.



Apr 2020 - Jul 2020

Worked on the mobile app for MSCHF.

  • AWS Lambda
  • Postgres
  • Prisma
  • Apollo
  • React Native
  • Jest
  • Detox


Aug 2018 - Now

Founded Plenty, an app that helps people in the Netherlands with finding vegan products in the supermarket. Currently working on a second version with a web app and better crowdsourcing functionality, switching to serverless and GraphQL.

  • Express
  • Postgres
  • Objection
  • REST
  • React Native
  • Expo


Jan 2020 - Feb 2020

Built a web platform for a project of FMO.

  • Contentful
  • React
  • Gatsby


May 2018 - Feb 2020

Polder was an internal communication tool for companies. As a general development lead, I built the front end from its first prototype to what it was when launching.

  • REST
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • Next
  • Slate
  • Redux
  • Jest


Apr 2019 - Jun 2019

Shleep is an employee sleep improvement app. I built a management dashboard with data visualizations.

  • Apollo
  • React
  • Victory

De Persgroep

Oct 2017 - Jul 2018

Algemeen Dagblad is one of the biggest Dutch newspapers. I was responsible for implementing the video feed in their new app. Together with native iOS and Android developers we built a custom video SDK.

  • REST
  • React Native
  • Redux
  • Video


May 2017 - Sep 2017

During my time at this digital agency, I built a movie on demand platform for, a kiosk app for Fairphone, and a host-customer chat into the CityHub app.

  • Postgres
  • Wordpress API
  • REST
  • React
  • VHX (Vimeo)
  • Adyen
  • Feathers
  • React Native
  • TypeScript

Label A

Nov 2016 - May 2017

During my employment at this digital agency, I worked on projects for Porsche24, Aedes Magazine, and

  • React
  • Redux (Sagas)
  • MediumEditor



During my bachelors I worked part time on a tool for Agro4all that provided a database of crop protection policies, amongst several other projects.

  • Angular 1
  • jQuery
  • React



As a final project of my pre-university education, I built the front-end for a SAAS membership admin system for churches.

  • Twig
  • jQuery




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)