Curriculum Vitae

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About me

I am a front-end engineer located in Munich, Germany. I have ten years of professional experience in developing mid to large-scale websites and web-applications based on webstandard technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP.


Anselm Hannemann
Hofmark 14
82393 Iffeldorf
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  • Abitur “certificate” (equals: high school diploma) at Jakob-Brucker Gymnasium Kaufbeuren, Germany
  • Self-taught web development knowledge
  • Regular attendee and speaker at conferences
  • Certified Scrum Master since 2017

Social commitment

  • Civilian service at LMU university clinic, Cardiology dpt. in Munich, Germany as medical assistant and IT manager (September 2009 - May 2010)

Work History

  • November 2007 - December 2011: Founded 2 person design agency, transformed to my own business in 2011
  • December 2011 - now: Freelance Front-End Developer & Architect
  • March 2011 - January 2014: Freelance Advisor for Web Technologies at 2issue digital publishing GmbH
  • May 2011 - now: Co-Founder and Organizer of PUBKON Conference
  • January 2012 - July 2013: Front-End Development and Tablet-Applications for Hubert Burda Media / FOCUS Magazin Verlag
  • December 2012 - May 2013: Front-End Development for SAP Datacenter in partnership with Hans-Christian Reinl and grasundsterne agency
  • January 2014 - October 2014: Front-End Developer at Vaillant Group
  • July 2014 - September 2015: Co-Organizer of conference
  • April 2016 – August 2016: Wireframe and Front-End Prototype Development for Sahana Disaster Management Foundation
  • November 2016 – May 2017: Front-End Development for Greenpeace International
  • January 2018 – May 2019: Front-end architecture and development for Adverma agency
  • December 2014 - March 2020: Front-End Consultancy, Development for LaterPay
  • January 2019 – March 2020: Engineering & Delivery Management for LaterPay
  • May 2017 – now: Co-founder and developer of Colloq, a event management and knowledge discovery platform.


  • Co-Organizer of the international web development conference NightlyBuild in Cologne (2014 –2018)
  • Former founder and co-manager of PUBKON Conference, Germany’s most popular publishing conference (2012 – 2015)
  • Former co-manager of the InDesign User Group Munich (resigned in 2014)

Awards / Rewards

Open Source & Community Engagement

  • Author of Web Development Reading List: Content curation, writing and development of a weekly newsletter and online resource keeping front-end developers up to date.
  • Regular writer for Smashing Magazine
  • Core Developer of A platform listing all Open Device Lab testing sites. Nominated as Game Changer Of The Year 2013 at netmag's netawards.
  • Initial team member of the RICG: Web standards group of the W3C for a standardized responsive images solution and now Element Queries.
  • Co-Author of INIT: INIT is an extension to HTML5 Boilerpalte with more structure for SCSS files and JavaScript, built upon Grunt.js, Bower and Karma helping developers to start a project more quickly.
  • Co-Host of the Workingdraft Podcast: One of the biggest German front-end podcasts influencing and educating the German developer community 2014 – 2018.
  • Writer for .net magazine / creativebloq and various other magazines / blogs

Speaking Appearances

Important client work

Expertise & Core Skills

  • Tooling / Workflow:
    • Git
    • Gulp, npm, webpack, composer
    • Testing: Unit testing with Jest, Karma and Jasmine, Integration testing Codeception
    • Automation: Continuous Integration with CircleCI, TravisCI
  • Architecture:
    • Coding Conventions and Guidelines: HTML, CSS (BEM, ITCSS), JavaScript
    • Component-based development
    • Performance-budget driven development
    • Agile driven development
  • Development:
    • HTML
    • CSS, Sass, PostCSS, Styled-Components, Stylable
    • Responsive Development (includes on device remote debugging and testing)
    • Accessibility
    • Performance optimization and debugging
  • Project Management:
    • Remote Working (also in large teams)
    • Agile Scrum
    • Agile Kanban