- Jan BECK
- Legal Address:
- Ingeborg-Drewitz-Allee 29
- Date of birth:
- July 28th, 1989
- +49 761 68 19 95 98
To join a company that offers me to expand skills and experience within UI design in general and WordPress in particular.
07/2010 – 03/2013
Apprenticeship - Media designer (digital and print) at Werbeagentur 4c media.
09/2009 – 06/2010
Civilian Service at AGJ Freiburg
Staudinger Gesamtschule in Freiburg
General qualification for university entrance (Abitur)
Schönberg-Schule in Freiburg
Created corporate design for web and print for UNI.at Medien GmbH.
Developed a WordPress-based news site for students including a job board, study program directory, event guide and user generated knowledge database.
Developer of premium WordPress plugins at Progression Studios.
HTML5 Audio Player, Car Dealership Plugin, integration of special theme functions like user bookmarking or front-end forms
Location independant web designer and developer
full time, traveling Thailand, Sweden, Bulgaria, South America
Avocational freelance web and graphic design
for local business, organisations and artists
Internship - Event photography and web editing (TYPO3)
at www.fudder.de (local online journalism)
Handcoding WordPress themes and plugins, responsive and mobile web design, e-commerce and API integration into WordPress. Can handle any compatibility issue a browser throws at me. Enhusiast of progressive enhancement.
Strong skills in inDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Solid experience in source control via git, Apache server administration, deployment using SSH and Capistrano, UNIX command line.
Producing clear, detailed project outlines and progress reports. Adjusting technical explanations to client’s knowledge level. Managing development workflow and communications with team and clients using cloud-based collaboration tools.
Quick and keen to learn new technologies and to find elegant solutions to complex problems. Self-taught programming skills, enhanced by constant research and professional development. Regular participation at conferences and local meet-ups.
German, English (fluently), French, Spanish (basic level)
Travel, photography, film, digital audio production, running, swimming, meditation, spiritual growth, podcasts, architecture, cryptography, linguistics, ancient history, gender studies, entrepreneurship, blogging, cooking, TV shows