Gerhard van der Laarse

Software developer / Creator / Photographer / Videographer

Hello, I am the owner of ClipNCode, and I am an experienced Front-end and SharePoint developer who has an extreme passion for Photography, Videography and Technology. I create content in my spare time and I always strive to become better at it. My dream is to create content for clients, either through code development or Photography/Videography.


Experience

Senior Microsoft | SharePoint Developer

PVH Corp (Netherlands)

Improving SharePoint solutions using the latest Front-end Technologies

March 2020 - Present

SharePoint / Front-end Developer

Entelect Netherlands

I was placed at clients as a contractor doing SharePoint development.

January 2018 - Febraruary 2020

Senior SharePoint/Front-end Developer

Mint Management Technologies (South Africa)

Developer and consultant of Microsoft SharePoint solutions and well as meeting and collaborating with clients. I was also a mentor for the Junior developers

October 2016 - December 2017

SharePoint developer / consultant

EOH Microsoft Services (South Africa)

Developer and consultant of Microsoft SharePoint solutions and well as meeting and collaborating with clients

December 2012 - November 2016

Personal Projects

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Kampong Cricket App

As a cricketer myself, I wanted to create an app for our club that not only allow cricketers to follow the games, but their family members as well. The app that showcases the live scores, results and fixtures of Kampong Cricket club. The App is available on Android and iOS.

Mobile App

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B-Roll Biltong Advert

I always wanted to create a cinematic b-roll video of how to make South Africa's favourite treat - BILTONG!

Video Production

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B-Roll KWV Brandy Advert

Broll sequance of South Africa's famous brandy KWV.

Video Production

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The Weekend Away

Being very passionate about photography and videography, and as a creator it is definitely needed to add a drone to your collection. That is why I take my drone with to all the places we travel.

Video Production



Education

University of North West (South Africa)

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science and Information Systems
Jan 2009 - Nov 2012

Riebeeckstad Highschool (South Africa)

Grade 12
January 2004 - December 2008

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Creative thinking!
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Team player
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Interests

Apart from being a software developer, I enjoy most of my time being outdoors. Being a part time creator I always take my camera gear with and create stories of my trips afterwards. I also play cricket for a local club in the Netherlands

When forced indoors, I like to watch Netflix or any type of movie with my fiancé and I spend a large amount of my free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the front-end web development world aswell as video editing techniques and tricks


Awards & Certifications

  • MCSD : Web Developer
  • MCSD : SharePoint developer
  • Employee of the Year (ECM) - Mint Management Technologies 2017

Contact Me

Feel free to contact me at gvdlaarse@gmail.com or drop me a message below:

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