Ivan Bernat, Javascript Developer in Berlin, Germany
Ivan Bernat

Javascript Developer in Berlin, Germany

Member since July 8, 2014
Ivan is a full-stack web developer who specializes in building SaaS solutions for clients across different markets. He has spent the past three years working on recruitment-oriented SaaS applications for the EU market, focusing on usability. Besides development, Ivan has spent years in operation roles, working with clients and talent worldwide.
Ivan is now available for hire




Berlin, Germany



Preferred Environment

MacOS, PhpStorm, DigitalOcean, GitHub, Slack

The most amazing...

...thing I've recently built is an Airtable-like app using Vue on the front end and a Node API on the back end.


  • Freelance Web Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Developed an ATS + EMS system to better manage the talent sourcing pipeline as well as later to manage full-time employees.
    • Developed a simple farm management system which streamlines operations for small family farming operations.
    Technologies: DigitalOcean, Vue, Laravel, PHP
  • Head Talent Operations

    2018 - 2019
    • Handled talent sourcing through various channels.
    • Handled talent interviews (phone screening and technical/whiteboard interviews through screen sharing).
    • Drove development efforts of internal tools and wrote specs.
    Technologies: Airtable, Asana
  • Head of Developer Talent Operations

    2018 - 2018
    Toptal, LLC
    • Directly managed the screeners responsible for matching clients with developer talent.
    • Managed cross-team relationships (sales, growth) and initiatives.
    • Interviewed, hired, and mentored new team members.
    • Improved existing and implemented new processes within the team.
    • Monitored and resolved escalated client and talent issues.
  • Director of Engineering

    2015 - 2017
    Toptal, LLC
    • Connected clients with talented developers from Toptal's pool based on client needs.
    • Gathered client requirements and expectations and, based on that, interviewed and filtered the best candidates.
    • Helped improve internal processes to follow company growth.
    • Helped clients improve their remote workflows and organize proper communication needed for remote work.
  • Senior Front-end Developer, Team Leader

    2012 - 2015
    Farmeron, LLC
    • Worked on all aspects of the front end for a large dashboard platform.
    Technologies: AngularJS, JavaScript
  • Web Developer

    2008 - 2012
    • Founded a small development agency.
    • Implemented hundreds of designs into functional pixel-perfect HTML/CSS templates.
    • Set up and maintained a network of WordPress websites.
    • Designed and implemented WordPress themes.
    • Designed and developed a customer survey system that was later spun off into a separate company.
    • Designed and built a custom daily deals platform for the UK market. Allowed the platform to be fully automated, including adding to mailing deals, accepting forwarding payments, handling coupons, and more. This was back when Groupon was growing rapidly.
    • Built the underlying infrastructure for a social daily deal wine buying platform for the German market.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), PHP


  • FarmSolo - The Modern Farm Management Solution

    FarmSolo is a modern, Cloud-native dairy farm management solution for micro to medium-sized farms (farms with up to 500 animals). The project was built from scratch around the modern TALL stack: Laravel 8, Livewire, and Alpine.js for most of the real-time UI interactions and TailwindCSS for styling. The DevOps side is handled as a GitOps setup (utilizing Github, Github Actions, and automated deployments to DigitalOcean).


  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP
  • Frameworks

    Tailwind CSS, Laravel
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue, Node.js
  • Tools

    GitHub, PhpStorm, Slack
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Laravel Livewire, Airtable, Mailchimp API, Alpine.js, GitHub Actions, TALL stack
  • Platforms

    DigitalOcean, MacOS


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
    2005 - 2008
    Tehničko Veleučilište u Zagrebu - Zagreb, Croatia

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