Simon Kreiser

Simon Kreiser

Creative Developer

Work Experience

Software Engineer at REWE Digital

October 2017 - present (1 year)

Responsible for search result pages and search suggestions flyout on shop.rewe.de, which consisted of a universal Javascript application based on React and NodeJS with server side rendering.

Frontend Software Engineer at Babbel

September 2015 - October 2017 (2 years 1 month)

In-house software based on AngularJS, Node.JS, Webpack, Bootstrap, SCSS, Github API

Master Thesis Intern at Babbel

February 2015 - August 2015 (6 months)

Thesis: Marrying GUI and Git: How Authoring Tools for E-Learning Can Benefit from Version Control

Frontend Developer at Webmatch GmbH

January 2012 - August 2013 (1 year 8 months)

Large corporate websites, microsites, mobile landing pages, Facebook apps

Education

Master of Science, Human Computer Interaction

September 2013 - March 2016

  • Double Master’s Degree at University of Twente and KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Scholarship from European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

Bachelor of Arts, Media Design

September 2008 - January 2012

  • Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln
  • Best graduate of the cohort
  • Exchange Semester at University of East London (2010)

Skills & Expertise

  • Building large-scale modular frontend applications with React and AngularJS
  • Creating performant, responsive and highly usable interfaces
  • Pragmatic team player with a passion for learning

Volunteer Experience

  • 2016: Volunteer for 3rd Babbel Hackday
  • 2014: Guide and Coach at EIT Master School Kickoff in Budapest
  • 2011 & 2012: Volunteer at Beyond Tellerrand Conference
  • 2009 & 2010: Volunteer at FFK - Flash Forum Konferenz

Languages

  • German (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • Swedish (basic)