Luuk van Egeraat

Luuk van Egeraat

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Luuk van Egeraat

Luuk van Egeraat

Member since November 26, 2012
Luuk is a Dutch web developer working on high-performance, modern web applications with advanced front-end functionality. He also advises companies on the implementation of abstract business ideas by creating prototypes. He has created a variety of web applications for multiple large companies.
Luuk is now available for hire
  • HTML5, 9 years
  • CSS3, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 5 years
  • SASS, 2 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
  • Backbone.js, 2 years
  • Adobe Photoshop, 5 years
  • Cross-browser Compatibility, 8 years
Preferred Environment
Windows / Linux, Notepad++ / Gedit, Dropbox / Git
The most amazing... I have ever built is a performance-optimized, web-based CSV uploader, editor, and processor for a financial data visualization app.
  • Lead Web Developer
    2012 - 2013
    • Quocific creates on-line web applications that help customers make informed decisions. I worked on a product that helps users decide which conveyancer to contact when buying or selling property.
    • Set up a backend for the app using NodeJS that includes an API for authentication, searching, and mailing.
    • Created a MongoDB database to contain over half a million records of property transactions that were collected from the UK registry. The app's rating and search system is based on this data.
    • Wrote the frontend for the application to be compatible with iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod), Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer.
    • Included functionality in the frontend to handle both touch and mouse swiping, saving all inputs to LocalStorage.
    • Used HTML5 geolocation API and a simple algorithm to implement a proximity search feature for real estate firms and properties.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, NodeJS, BackboneJS, MongoDB
  • Lead Frontend Developer
    Bullingdon Research Limited
    2012 - 2012
    • Worked on a data-visualization app for finance experts consisting of 27 pages and 9 page types. Incorporated multiple HTML5 features to create an elegant design.
    • Refactored the frontend JavaScript code base to improve performance and simplify the code.
    • Implemented a style make-over, using PSD delivered by the lead designer. Created all templates by hand and did on-demand pixel fitting with the designer.
    • Implemented CSS pre-processing, allowing the team to use the more elegant LESS language, reducing the code base even more, and making future refactoring jobs easier.
    • Built a cover page for marketing purposes with a price calculator and a video viewer (using Youtube).
    • Created a CSV uploader / editor / processor to be used when financial experts want to add custom data to their data sets.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, BackboneJS, NodeJS
  • Co-Founder
    Bijtel V.O.F.
    2011 - 2012
    • Created an entire app for the Aafje foundation, a social services foundation in need of a searchable and editable list of firms and services.
    • Included an easy viewer-to-editor toggle feature, allowing all fields to be edited.
    • Implemented an account system.
    • Allowed the app to create backups of all data, which can be downloaded and saved on the server.
    • Wrote functionality allowing the list to be sorted, filtered and searched through. The algorithm used allowed for misspellings of words.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Frontend Developer
    Dutch Didit B.V.
    2011 - 2012
    • Created a predication game with leader boards, monthly prizes, score calculations, questions and answers, account system and support for multiple languages. This app was later sold to a leading Dutch newspaper.
    • Wrote all HTML / CSS for both the mobile and desktop version of the app using the PSD given by the lead designer.
    • Wrote all Javascript and and included support for multiple pages and integration of the HTML5 history API.
    • Made the app compatible with IE8+ and all modern browsers.
    • The app is connected to a backend API using AJAX with JSON.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Web Developer
    Strait Solutions B.V.
    2010 - 2010
    • Strait Solutions develops websites, designs and campaigns for customers.
    • Created the websites using custom markup code, based off of a design given by the lead designer.
    • Wrote the company's website.
    • Added Javascript widgets to a number of the websites.
    • Used Blogger as a CMS.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Web Developer
    2007 - 2009
    • Founded Lukosite in order to develop programming skills through real projects.
    • Created an app for a photographer that could upload photos, add watermarks, and view a gallery.
    • Taught myself website design by inspecting code from a number of other sites.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, Flash, HTML, CSS
  • Quantemplate (Development)

    Quantemplate is a ground-breaking platform to support finance professionals in managing and visualizing their data.

  • Yipiy (Development)

    Yipiy is a Dutch online prediction game. Users can play by answering two out of four questions about events taking place the upcoming day. Four new questions are posted daily. Users can add friends, view the top players and their scores, and win prizes at the end of each month when the rounds are finished.

  • ConveyancingBy (Development)

    An on-line web application that provides the tools and information needed for users to make informed decisions on which conveyancer to contact when buying or selling property.

  • List CMS (link is to Demo, production app is behind firewall) (Development)

    A list of services and firms used by social workers when referring clients. It has a built-in CMS system and the list can be sorted, filtered and searched through using a spelling-error-friendly search algorithm.

  • CrunchSort (Development)

    A list of over 100,000 companies, imported from CrunchBase which can be searched through. I wrote this and use it personally to keep up-to-date with the latest techniques used in products made by tech companies.

  • Languages
    SASS, HTML5, Less, JavaScript, CSS3
  • Frameworks
    Twitter Bootstrap, Express, Stylus
  • Libraries/APIs
    Socket.IO, Raphaƫl, Backbone.js, Underscore.js, WebSockets, Modernizr, Node.js, jQuery, Google API, RequireJS, Twitter API, Facebook API
  • Tools
    ListJS, Notepad++, GitHub, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
  • Paradigms
    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), AJAX, Extreme programming, Functional programming, Agile Software Development, Lean Development
  • Storage
    NoSQL, MongoDB, CouchDB
  • Misc
    Cross-browser Compatibility, Web Standards, Version Control, HTTP, Mobile Web
  • Bachelor (still a student) degree in Software Engineering
    University of Gothenborg - Gothenborg
    2013 - 2016
  • High School degree in IT & Physics
    Develstein College - The Netherlands, Zuid-Holland
    2005 - 2011
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