Passionate & entrepreneurial JavaScript developer based in Utrecht. M.A. in Philosophy (cum laude) and a minor in Computational Science. Specializes in modern frontend (React) and backend (Node). Interested in working with inspiring companies to create innovative web apps that users love.

You can find me on Github, LinkedIn and Twitter or send me an email.

Koen van Gilst


  • Platforms: Web, Node.js, Mobile (iOS)
  • Languages: JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Frameworks: React, React Native, Redux, Express, Next.js, jQuery, Redux, jQuery
  • Tooling & Testing: Webpack, Babel, Jest, Chai, Mocha, Detox, Nock, Flow
  • Knowledgeable: Accessibility, Progressive Web Apps, Internationalization, SEO
  • Services: Postgresql, MongoDB, Contentful, PhraseApp, Bugsnag, BuddyBuild, Mixpanel, Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud, Jira


  • M.A. in Philosophy, Utrecht University (cum laude).
  • Minor in Computational Science, Utrecht University.
  • Erasmus Student Exchange, Universit├Ąt Regensburg (Germany).


References, code samples and a copy of my resume upon request.