Gersom van Ginkel

Gersom

Work

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.

Portfolio

Polder

May 2018 - Now

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

Plenty

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.

Shleep

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.

Festina

May 2017 - Sep 2017

  • Cinemien / Innergy.world: 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 aedesmagazine.nl.
  • GrowBee.com: I helped build an admin panel into an existing application for GrowBee.com, an b2b e-learning platform.

Profects

2012-2016

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.

Skribi

2010

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.

Education

UvA

2013-2016

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

EUR

2010-2013

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

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