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About me

I'm an experienced engineer and user interface addict with more than 15 years on the online industry in various and complex projects, I try to always offer the best interaction between users and the machine.

Passionate and rigorous, I particularly focused on improving user interfaces, developing user-friendly applications with strong emotional appeal, sophisticated production values and intuitive solutions to maximise user engagement.

I like developing functional products interfaces using modern web technologies, and appreciates to interact with business, stakeholders, and end-user expectative to deliver world-class technology innovation solution.

I have also a good engineering background for backend system requesting high availability, including knowledge on microservice architecture, network, security and DevOps.

I can work both independently and as a team and I have good communication skills.

Professional capabilities

  • Strong experience in designing and developing application using latest JavaScript framework & tools
  • User interface design; accessibility, usability, and interaction design for multi-device
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript ES6, HTML5, CSS3 with preprocessor scripting language
  • Good backend experiences with Python / Django and MVC technologies, client-server API oriented
  • Knowledge in microservice architecture, and in DevOps stack (Linux, Docker, CD/CI)
  • Project management; tasks definition, prioritisation, Agile (Scrum) methodology, roadmap
  • Organisational skills, strong sense of responsibility, team player, analytics and problem solving mindset

Experience

Jan 2019present

Senior Solution Architect - UX/UI Designer

depsys

For a scale-up company developing solutions for DSOs power distribution grid network.

  • Design and develop the new user interface of the GridEye IoT products include prototypes and MVPs
  • Head of the frontend division. Lead the architecture and the development with ReactJS
  • Write user interface specifications in collaboration with the product owner and stakeholders
  • Collect input and feedback from users, sales engineers, and R&D to improve user experience
  • Manage a team of SW engineers who develop the online application in an Agile environment
  • Testing and validation of user interface applications, release management

Tech stack: ReactJS, RESTful API, OIDC/OAuth2, Docker, PostgreSQL, Git, Adobe XD, Wireframe Balsamiq

Apr 2017Dec 2018

Full Stack Developer

Classeek

For a start-up dedicated to the Classic Music world, as main developer:

  • Turn user interface mockups into functional web application based on business requirements 
  • Architecture and development of the whole technical platform back-end and front-end
  • Work closest with the designer to provide the best user experience
  • In charge of testing, deployment, and monitoring of the cloud infrastructure
  • Provide technical marketing support, SEO, tagging, content optimisation

Tech stack: Python / Django, RESTful API (DRF), VueJS, Bootstrap, Docker, PostgreSQL, Git, Photoshop, Illustrator

May 2016Mar 2017

UX/UI Designer

Sword Group

For International Committee of the Red Cross (CICR) conception of the new worldwide online tool of monitoring & planning:

  • Provide UI/UX expertise based on business and stakeholders needs
  • Design application interfaces and the new online brand style-guide
  • Develop the front-end and prototypes with Bootstrap, AngularJS, and jQuery in an Agile environment
  • Integration support with product owner, business analyst, project manager, architect, and testing expert

Tech stack: AngularJS, Bootstrap, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, SASS, Node.js, Git, Wireframe Balsamiq

Apr 2014Jan 2016

Solution Architect

Salt Mobile

Responsible of the Online Customer Interfaces of "salt.ch", for one of the major Swiss mobile providers:

  • Enhance information architecture and customer interface for desktop, tablet and mobile App  
  • Web design consulting with internal and external partners
  • Design and development of web applications with Django framework
  • Front-end development, responsive design, mobile first
  • Server architecture and CD/CI of the main portal and marketing platforms
  • Work from day to day on web presence and system management

As main online Technical Lead, I successfully delivered the full rebranding of the user-facing interfaces of orange.ch to salt.ch.

Tech stack: Python / Django, Bootstrap, jQuery, Linux, Elasticsearch, Redis, Git, Photoshop, Illustrator

Dec 2009Mar 2014

Web Developer / Solution Architect

Orange Communications

Technical owner of the main portal "orange.ch" and marketing online tools for one of the main Swiss mobile provider:

  • Front-end and back-end development with Django framework, HTML, CSS, jQuery
  • Enhance information architecture and user experience
  • Web design consulting with internal and external partners
  • SEO technical specialist - tracking, optimisation, consulting
  • Servers architecture and CD/CI of the main portal and marketing platforms
  • Work on day to day web presence and system management

I implemented a new CMS platform for the main portal and optimised the global user-experience of the user-facing online interfaces by several re-vamp and development of custom web applications. 

Tech stack: PHP, Python / Django, Bootstrap, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Linux, Git

Apr 2007Nov 2009

Senior Application Developer / System Manager

Electronlibre

In a digital agency in Lausanne, I developed websites for luxury businesses, telecommunications, and international compagnies:

  • Front-end development interfaces with HTML, CSS and jQuery
  • Back-end architecture and coding with PHP / Python and MySQL
  • Server architecture, consulting and support of customers Web sites
Jan 2004Jan 2007

Application Developer III

Cablecom

In one of the major Swiss TV operators:

  • Development and maintenance of the customer online unterface hispeed.ch for the ISP, used by more than 600'000 private customers (~250 servers)
  • Responsible of Internet Services for Urbanet an Internet Suisse Romandie provider
Jan 2001Dec 2003

Engineer System

Cablecom

I was in charge of the Internet platform of Urbanet an Internet Suisse Romandie provider (ISP).

  • Servers installation, maintenance, security, and monitoring for Internet services on Linux platforms
  • Front-end and back-end development of websites with PHP / MySQL, HTML / CSS and JavaScript
  • Professional and residential customers care - email, FTP, DNS, migration and hosting

Education

19971999

Technician ET

Technical School of Ste-Croix / ETSC

This certification is now named Technician ES in computer science, provided by the technical school CPNV - Swiss Federal Certified.

19911995

CFC Electrician-Mechanician

Centre d'enseignement professionnel du Nord vaudois / CPNV

This Swiss federal diploma positioned me to the 4th place in my region.

Languages

  • French: native
  • English: professional working proficiency - usage daily speak and write since +10 years

Mobility

  • Driver license and a car
  • Telecommute

Hobbies

  • Practice sailing with my sailboat on Neuchâtel lake
  • Cultivate for the pleasure vegetables and fruits in my private garden