Tom Janssens

Frontend Developer

About

Tom Janssens

Diest, BE
08-01-1986

Tom Janssens is a Belgian web developer focused on creating user-focused web interfaces, tech entrepreneur and free software advocate.

Tom is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Timble, a privately held software company where he and his team ‘build things for the web’. Besides his role as COO Tom leads UI development in Timble.

Tom is passioned about creating user focused web interfaces and is focused on user experience, usability and accessibility. His mantra is simple, information should be accessible to everyone.

Tom is a firm believer in sharing and collaboration, in spreading good ideas and in the power of technology to make the world a better place.

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Experience

Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer

Timble CVBA

March 2010 - present

Timble provides enterprise level development services centred around web applications, focussing on high performance, multi-site, multi-lingual installations. Timble also specialises in technology consultancy, advising startups and large cooperations.

Highlights

  • 
Lead Developer of the Open Government Platform of the Belgian Police.
Website: timble.net

Co-founder & Frontend Developer

Joomlatools

November 2007 - present


Joomlatools is lead by Joomla co-founder Johan Janssens. Combined with the rest of the team, we arguably have the most experienced team of Joomla experts anywhere.

Highlights

  • From idea to profitable business that employs 10 developers.
Website: joomlatools.com

Co-founder

Janss IT Services BVBA

July 2007 - present

Janss IT Services, a young and fast growing IT company located in Belgium which focuses on high value IT solutions for individuals, professionals and SMEs.

Website: janss.be

Education

Bachelor ICT

Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen, Belgium

2004 - 2007
  • Information and communication technology

Languages

Dutch

Native proficiency

English

Full professional proficiency

French

Limited working proficiency

Awards

Most Innovative Project

by TBP Electronics Belgium in 2007

Recognized for his thesis project.

Skills

Web Development

  • HTML, CSS & Javascript
  • PHP & SQL/MySQL

Web Design

  • Interaction Design, Usability & Information Architecture
  • Analysis & User Research
  • Accessibility

Content Management

  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Wordpress
  • Jekyll

Project Management

  • User & Customer-focused
  • Change & Incident management
  • Agile Software Development
  • Team coaching