Ivan Bernat, Javascript Developer in Berlin, Germany
Ivan Bernat

Javascript Developer in Berlin, Germany

Member since January 21, 2014
Ivan is a full-stack web developer who specializes in building SaaS solutions for clients across different markets. Besides development, he has spent years in operation roles, working with clients and talent across the world.
Ivan is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Berlin, Germany

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

macOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've recently built is a Raspberry Pi home automation and security system.

Employment

  • Freelance Web Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • 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: PHP, Laravel, Vue.js, Digital Ocean
  • Head Talent Operations

    2018 - 2019
    MVPF
    • 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: Internal Tools, Asana, Airtable
  • 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.
    Technologies: Internal Tools
  • 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.
    Technologies: Internal Platform
  • Senior Front-end Developer, Team Leader

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

    2008 - 2012
    Freelance
    • 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: PHP, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, CakePHP, Stimulus
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue.js, Node.js
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Airtable, Turbolinks

Education

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

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