Full stack web developer passionate about interaction design, search and performance with more than 10 years of professional experience in building for the web.
Back-end DevelopmentPHP Yii2 Framework MySQL MongoDB Redis Memcached Solr Elasticsearch REST APIs Amazon EC2 Apache Ubuntu Linux Nginx Bash Shell Scripting Python Django Ruby Ruby on Rails Go Java C# C/C++ Docker Chef
Mobile DevelopmentIonic Framework PhoneGap/Cordova Hybrid Apps iOS SDK Swift Objective-C jQuery Mobile React Native
Online MarketingGoogle AdWords Bing Ads Facebook Ads MailChimp SEO
Development EnvironmentOS X Ubuntu Linux vi emacs TextMate Xcode
Hotellweb / Braconda AS (remote) (2013 - 2015)
Hotellweb was one of the first hotel booking websites in Scandinavia. I took over and we built and ran a new modern (responsive) version.
- Front-end and Back-end Development
- Custom dashboard to monitor business performance
- Operation in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Switzerland and Austria
- Partnerships & Contracts
- Reporting to owners
- QA Testing
- Conversion Optimisation
- Online Marketing using Google AdWords, Bing Ads and Facebook Ads
Co-founder & CTO
Stay.com (remote) (2009 - 2013)
Stay.com is a popular travel planning service initially developed for the web and pivoted towards mobile when smartphones became popular among consumers. Stay.com was awarded among '50 Best Websites 2010' by TIME Magazine in 2010.
- Involved in everything related to development
- Responsible for technology choices
- Recruiting and managing an international team of remote developers
- Created the first version of Stay.com using PHP/Yii Framework
- Deployment and operations on Amazon EC2
- Planning & Wireframes
- QA Testing
- Mobile UX
Web Developer & Technical Director
Suddenly Oslo (2007 - 2009)
Digital communication agency specialised in creative online marketing. I was involved in everything related to web development and strategy consulting for clients.
- Flash/ActionScript Development (Games, 3D, Physics and Particle engines)
- Real-time multiplayer games using Flash Media Server
- REST API development
- Campaign Reporting
- Created a new website for Flytoget (Oslo Airport Express Train) including a searchable timetable in PHP
- Created a new version of Flytoget's dashboard for real-time train location
Oslo University College, Faculty of Engineering
Lecturer (2006 - 2006)
Teaching first year students the basics of web development using Apache, MySQL and PHP in the course 'Web Programming'.
- It was a new course so I created all material from scratch
- Following 60 students through the semester and prepare them for the exam I made
Telio Telecom AS (2004 - 2007)
Telio Telecom started as a Voice-over-IP company in 2004. I joined the company right after finishing my BS in CS degree and led their front-end development efforts.
- Put their first invoices online as PDF's
- Created their first version of www.telio.no with a custom CMS and design in mod_perl
- Created their second version of www.telio.no using eZ Publish with custom extensions
- Created self-service customer pages using PHP/PRADO Framework. Integrations with backend systems via web services.
- Created second version of their customer care interface using PHP/PRADO Framework
Bachelor of Computer Science
Oslo University College, Faculty of Engineering (2001 - 2004)
Apache Foundation (2007 - 2009)
I got log4php back into Apache Incubator and was helping out maintaining it while we where using it in Telio.
Norwegian PHP User Group (PHP Norge) (2005 - 2009)
I restarted the Norwegian PHP User Group while in Oslo. Organised regular meet-ups in Oslo with members and speakers.
QA Testing & Marketing
PRADO PHP Framework (2005 - 2009)
I joined the PRADO community at an early stage and helped out setup the unit test suite, functionality testing with Selenium and build orchestration. I also helped out implementing the Web Service (SOAP) component.