CURRICULUM VITAE

Van Kets Bert
M. +32 (0)478 38.57.41
bert@vankets.com
http://vankets.com

Personal

Born in Ghent on 23/08/1966
Living together
2 daughters (o2008 and o2005)

Active Professional knowledge

PHP

  • 6 years of Drupal implementation, 1 year of Drupal programming
  • Configuration of themes and modules
  • Building custom mudules
  • Theme development using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Applying SEO to Drupal sites

Microsoft

  • 8 years of C#.Net enterprise development - up to version 4.0
    • ASP.Net
    • Windows applications
    • MVC
  • SQL Server 2008 to 2012 T-SQL development
  • Reporting Services 2008 R2
  • XML and XSLT use for data manipulation
  • MS Office VBA development, mainly in Excel
  • Got a personal MSDN subscription

Java

  • 1 year of Eclipse Java RCP development
  • 5 years of J2EE development using Sun J2EE on Apache Tomcat (mainly JSP using struts)
  • XML and XSLT use for data manipulation
  • Apache Forest project committer (having bert@apache.org as e-mail address)

PDF

  • Elaborate knowledge on Adobe PDF document creation both for screen and print.
  • Creating PDF based web and CD-Rom applications
  • PDF forms
  • On line PDF generation.

Miscellaneous

  • Promoting web sites to search engines using organic SEO
  • span>Internet marketing using Search Engine Advertising, Search Engine Visitor Optimization and Social Media
  • Very good knowledge of DTP software incl. PhotoShop. Acquainted with the printers world.
  • Good knowledge of Linux on the desktop.
  • Maintaining a Debian based home server
    • Web server
    • Database server
    • Print server
    • File server
    • Multimedia server using MythTV
  • Elaborate knowledge of a plethora of applications of which many open source.

Work Experience

January 2007 till present : Freelance IT consultant, site builder and SEO expert

  • Now : Freelance consultant
    • Function: Project management of multiple Drupal based web sites projects: atelierdestadgent.be, Wallfish.cc, Biolive-Biolijf.com, Dream-Models.com, ...
    • Technolgy used:
      • Linux
      • Drupal 7
      • mySQL 5
      • Apache 2
      • Debian GNU/Linux
      • NetBeans
      • HTML5
      • CSS3
      • Javascript
      • JQuery, JQuery UI
  • July 30th 2014 – October 10th 2014 : Digipolis Ghent
    • Function: Configurating and development of different sites for the city of Ghent.
    • Technolgy used:
      • Drupal 7
      • mySQL 5
      • Apache 2
      • Debian GNU/Linux
      • NetBeans
      • HTML5
      • CSS3
      • Javascript
      • JQuery, JQuery UI
  • December 1st 2013 – May 31st 2014 : HP
    • Function: Theming for multiple web sites at De Vlaamse Overheid and HP. Sites such as Vlaanderen.be, canoncultuurcel.be, kinderrechtencommissariaat.be, HB-Plus.be, Nieuwsberichten backend, Wapentransport backend
    • Technolgy used:
      • Drupal 7
      • mySQL 5
      • Apache 2
      • Debian GNU/Linux
      • NetBeans
      • HTML5
      • CSS3
      • Javascript
      • JQuery, JQuery UI
  • Jul 2013 – Now : Claever Associates
    • Function: Webmaster for multiple web sites, moving sites to new ISP, first level support to Claever and their customers
    • Technology used:
      • Native ASP using VBscript
      • SQL Server 2008
      • Wordpress
      • Drupal 6
      • Debian GNU/Linux hosting
      • Windows hosting in Windows Server 2008
      • Excel 2010 based reporting
  • Apr 2013 – Aug 2013 : Sym3
    • Function: Web site developer
    • Technology used:
      • ASP.Net 3.5 using C#.Net
      • Web services connecting to SAP Business One as backend
      • SQL Server 2008
      • SQL Server 2012
      • Visual Studio 2012
      • Crystal Reports
  • Jul 2012 – Apr 2013: Avalon Automation
    • Function: .Net developer
    • Technology used:
      • .Net 4
      • VMC
      • Entities
      • Agatha
      • MS Unit testing
      • SQL Server 2008 R2
      • SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
      • Visual Studio 2012

November 2005 till July 2012 : Meucci Solutions NV

    • Function: In house development engineer, project planner
    • Main technologies used:
      • C#.Net 2.0 up to C#.Net 3.5
      • Visual Studio 2005 up to Visual Studio 2012
      • SQL Server 2005 up to SQL Server 2008 R2
      • Reporting Services 2005 up to Reporting Services 2008 R2
      • VBA development in Excel 2003 and Excel 2010
      • Java development in Eclipse

December 2004 till October 2005 : Navisoft NV

    • Function: In house development engineer, project planner
    • Technologies used:
      • C#.Net 1.1 in ASP.Net with Navision DB as backend
      • Visual Studio 2003
      • SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2003
      • Java in Eclipse for JSP site development
      • Sharepoint Server 2003 development
    • Mentionable:
      • 2004 : created website for technical status follow up for Eurostar

September 2001 till December 2003 : The Vision Web Belgium NV

    • Function: Development engineer, SEO expert, project manager
    • Technologies used:
      • Java dev, building JSP based site in Eclipse with SAP Enterprise Portal
      • Native ASP
      • SQL Server 2000
      • Visual Studio 2000
      • FDF and PDF on the web
      • XML and XSLT based site dev using Apache Cocoon
    • Mentionable:
      • 2001 : created ASP website for customized PDF digital printing on demand for INBEV
      • 2003 : part of the team creating the SAP Enterprise Portal for Johnson & Johnson

August 1996 till July 2001 : Visitronics NV

    • Function: web site developer, SEO expert, project manager, sales, administration, system engineer, digital printing support
    • Technologies used:
      • Visual Studio 6
      • Photoshop
      • MS Office
      • SQL Server 95
      • Native ASP using VBScript and Jscript
      • JSP and struts in Eclips
    • Mentionable:

      • 2000 : created CDrom for presentations for hand out on a conference organised by IBM
      • 1999 : created CDrom containing manuals in all major European languages for a digital camera for Panasonic

 

August 1995 till July 1996 : Freelance Consultant

  • Mar 1996 – Jul 1996 : Aquashop

    • Function: IT Consutant – System Engineer, web developer
    • Technology used:
      • Windows NT 4
      • Windows 95
      • Native ASP
      • MS Access
      • MS Office
  • Aug 1995 – Mar 1996 : DTM

    • Function: IT Consutant – shop keeper
    • Technology used:
      • MS Office
      • Windows 95, Windows Me

August 1994 till August 1995 : Econocom Service NV

    • Function: Technical department dispatching

April 1993 till July 1994 : Freelance Consultant

Aug 1995 – Mar 1996 : Eurocom

    • Function: IT Consutant – shop keeper
    • Technology used:
      • MS Office
      • Windows 3.11

February 1992 till March 1993 : All Soft Computer Systems bvba

    • Function: DTP Operator, IT Support, Sales
    • Technology used:
      • Photoshop
      • MS Office

February 1991 till February 1992 : Military service

    • Function: Development Engineer, Team lead, IT Support
    • Technology used:
      • Lotus 123
      • WordPerfect
      • DBase IV
      • Dos 6, Windows 3

June 1990 till February 1991 : Desktop Publishing Professionals NV

    • Function: Service assistant, IT Support, Product Manager
    • Technology used:
      • Mac OS 6, Mac OS 7
      • Dos 6
      • Windows 3
      • Ventura
      • Adobe Pagemaker

Other experience

1995

Teaching internet use in evening school to adults

1983 till 1988

Sailing instructor with BLOSO – Newport
Degree in competition sailing, teaching sailing during the summer holidays

Education

1990

Sales techniques - Vormingsinstituut Roeselare
12 week course in evening school.

1990

Cu Service for Macintosh - Apple Brussels
Maintenance of Apple Macintosh computers

1986 - 1990

Katholieke Industriële Hoge School East Flanders - Ghent
Bachelors Industrieel Ingenieur Electromechanics.

1986

Don Bosco High School - Zwijnaarde
ASO, Modern Sciences B

Languages

Dutch:

Talking: perfect
Writing: perfect

English:

Talking: perfect
Writing: perfect

French:

Talking: pretty good
Writing: good

German:

Talking: basic
Writing: basic

Driver's license

Driver's license type B since 1987 with zero accidents

Hobbies

  • IT in general. Linux at home
  • Robotics, micro controllers, electronics
  • Electric radio controlled gliders, planes and helicopters
  • Photography