Bastian Schade
Senior Web Application Developer

Gotlandstr. 7
10439 Berlin

Speaks German and English

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In Short

I am a senior level web application developer creating the full stack of modern web applications with a focus on frontend developing. I have more than 17 years of professional work experiences in web development.

Together with a friend I founded a small web services agency in the year 2000. I took the role as managing partner and lead developer.
After that I worked as a permanent employee for a new media agency as head of development and senior web developer.
Since 2013 I am working as a freelancer. Currently for HIGHSNOBIETY an online fashion and livestyle magazine.

My daily work is roughly described via the following buzzwords:
Javascript, React, Redux, Express, Node, GraphQL, Rest, Functional Programming, Test Driven Development, NPM, Webpack, Git, ES6, CSS, Less, Sass, Docker, AWS, Heroku, Firebase, Contentful, Scrum, CI, Mobile first, Responsive Web Design...

Excerpt of Experiences

Freelance Senior Web Developer

A greenfiled relaunch project for an international high traffic online magazine. Complete frontend stack with react, graphql, node server-side rendering, high test coverage, progressive web app and much more. / eBay 2016-2017
Freelance Senior Web Developer

Supporting the Trust & Safety team of which is, among others, responsible for the dealer recommendation and dealer homepage components. Tasks were implementing, rewriting and maintaining of frontend features. Build process optimization. Extending test coverage. Implementation was mainly done in Javascript (React, node).

Freeletics 2016
Freelance Senior Web Developer

Creating a REST API for the Freeletics Gym app. Including concept/design of data structures and processing as well the implementation in Ruby/Rails.

Edloud / Patience 2015
Freelance Senior Web Developer

Extending and maintaining a learning management system with a React driven frontend. Tasks are frontend and backend developing in Javascript (React, node), Ruby (Sinatra), HTML and CSS.

VIACOM International Media Networks GmbH 2013 - 2015
Freelance Senior Web Developer

Relaunching the websites of VIACOM brands VIVA, MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. Tasks were frontend and backend developing mainly in Javascript, Ruby/Rails, HTML and CSS.

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH 2013
Freelance Senior Web Developer

Creating a CMS based website for internal communication. Complete setup and developing of a drupal website with custom client-side Javascript components.

Saint Elmo's Management GmbH 2008 - 2012
Senior Web Developer / Head of Development

As a lead developer I was in charge for the realisation of many different web projects. Creating custom e-commerce applications, online games, corporate websites, custom YouTube channels, CMS based websites, Flash websites and so on. As head of development I supported the company management in budget planning, took part in concept phase, made job interviews and led a small team of developers. Excerpt of customers: BMW, Netto, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Sport 2000, Netto, Kabel Deutschland.

WEBHEADZ Riegger + Schade GbR 2000 - 2007
Web Developer / Partner

As a small full service web agency we created many different kinds of web applications for our customers. Besides customer care and conception I was mainly in charge for the technical realisation. We created web applications like an e-learning system, a rail ticket sharing community, Flash games, movie websites, interactive banners and many others. Excerpt of customers: Audi, SAP, Siemens, Osram.

3Points Software 2000 - 2001
Web Developer

Working as a developer on several web projects like corporate websites and working in a team developing a content management system.

NHS Werbeagentur 2000

First work on professional web projects like corporate websites and Flash projects.


  • Web engineering - Autodidactive
  • Business economics - Humboldt Universit├Ąt Berlin (not completed)
  • Abitur (university-entrance diploma) - Bettina-von-Arnim-Schule, Berlin

Excerpt of Languages, Tools and Paradigms

  • Javascript, Ruby, CSS, HTML, Actionscript
  • Functional Programming, Test Driven Programming
  • React, Redux, Node, React-native, Ramda, Jest, Bootstrap
  • GraphQL, SQL, mongoDB
  • Contentful, Drupal, Magnolia
  • Apache, Nginx
  • OS X, Unix, iOS
  • Git, Trello
  • VIM, Tmux

Excerpt of Projects

I like

  • Learning new stuff
  • Technology and science
  • Nature and animals (especially cats and birds)
  • Riding my bicycle
  • Travelling
  • Asian food
  • Electronic music