Pablo Bollansée

About

Hello! I’m Pablo, a manager and senior backend developer. I have extensive experience as a senior developer working with languages from C# and PHP all the way to SQL and Haskell. I’ve also led and managed both development and design teams. No matter my position on a team, I focus on bringing the best out of my team by sharing my expertise and providing support as well as listening to others’ expertise so that we can all do our best work together.

Programming Experience

  • Haskell
    • 2+ years of experience
  • C#
    • 7+ years of experience
  • SQL
    • 5+ years of experience
  • Elm
    • 2+ years of experience
  • C++
    • 3 years of experience
    • Bachelor’s main language
  • Java
    • 2 years of experience
    • Master’s main language
  • PHP
    • 1 year of experience
  • Other
    • AWS, Android, Angular, Azure, C, COBOL, CSS, Entity Framework, Google Cloud (GCP), Git, HTML, Javascript, LINQ, Lua, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Nix, PostgreSQL, Prolog, Python, React, Rust, Test Driven Development, TypeScript, Vue, …

Work Experience

  • Sep ‘21 - present
    • Lead & Senior Back-End Developer
    • at Feeld
    • Helped build a new team of Haskell engineers
    • Redefining the backend to support a 10-fold user-base growth
    • Lead & manage projects
    • Haskell, SQL, Nix, Docker, GCP, …
  • Oct ‘17 - present
    • Founder and Fullstack Developer
    • at Pablo Productions
    • Backend consultancy
    • Design and development of games and other creative projects
    • Business management
  • Mar ‘20 - Sep ‘21
    • Senior Back-End PHP & C# Developer
    • at Bagaar
    • Automating a process that could that up to months to something taking mere minutes for a billion dollar client
    • Supporting over 28 countries and their regulations
    • PHP, Laravel, C#, SQL, Azure, TypeScript, …
  • Mar ‘19 - Mar ‘20
    • Head Of Research And Development
    • at DCA
    • Lead & manage the VR research team using Unity and Unreal
    • C#, SQL, Unity, VR, Backend & Fullstack, Design, …
  • Oct ‘17 - Mar ‘19
    • .NET consultant, developer
    • at Delen Private Bank, Amonis, Kapture NV
    • Backend Consultant for several different million dollar clients
    • C#, SQL, Azure, Cobol, TypeScript, Backend & Fullstack, …
  • Oct ‘16 - Jul ‘17
    • Doctoral student
    • at KU Leuven, Linnaeus Uni.
    • Doctorate in AI: Self-Adapting Computer Systems (unfinished)
    • I quite quickly felt it wasn’t for me, as I didn’t enjoy the very theoretical work with a focus on papers rather than code

Education

Projects

  • Last Year In Gaming
    • A website showing the best games released one year ago
  • Pokédex
    • A simple web Pokédex showing type-advantages made in Elm
  • Artist Website
    • The website of artist Marie Julia Bollansée
  • Cooking
    • A mobile-first responsive website to collect recipes
  • Magic Tools
    • A web-app build in Vue to be used while playing MTG
  • Liquid
    • A GPU-based water and erosion simulation made with Unity
  • War Systems
    • A turn-based-strategy game inspired by Advance Wars
  • Risk of Thrones
    • A huge Risk board (2m²) based on the Game of Thrones world
  • Planetoids
    • An Asteroids inspired game, rocks are sliced along the laser
  • ReConnect
    • A game about connecting islands to rebuild the world

Other Experiences

Minor skills

  • Design
    • User Experience (UX), Gameplay, Gamification
  • Photo editing
    • Photoshop, Affinity Photo, Krita
  • 3D Modelling
    • Blender, 3ds Max, Mudbox

Spoken languages

  • Dutch (Native)
    • English (Near-native)