Raphaël Saunier

Software Developer
Lausanne, Switzerland

  • is working

    for Liip in Lausanne

    • PHP
  • is building

    a collaborative architecture database

    together with Severin Zaugg
    • Vue.js
    • Firebase
    • Swift
    • React Native
  • is advising

    the creation of a food planning and ordering tool

    which will be used nationwide by the Swiss Army
    • UML
    • QA
  • co-created

    a front-end text editor with Adrian Zumbrunnen

    used by a note-taking app and an online newspaper
    • Vanilla JS
    • Vue.js
  • redesigned

    a major coffee retailer’s online store

    also with Adrian Zumbrunnen
    • Zurb Foundation
  • prototyped

    the upcoming e-banking interface used by swiss cantonal banks

    while working for Information Architects, Zürich
    • Angular.js
  • modernised

    the careers portal of one of Germany’s largest media companies

    also while working for Information Architects
    • Ember.js
    • Angular.js
    • WordPress
    • Puppet
  • maintained

    the official blog theme & network of a Big Four company

    also on behalf of Information Architects
    • WordPress
    • Bootstrap
  • wrote

    an introductory book on Laravel 4

    for Packt Publishing
    • Laravel
  • completed

    a BSc. in Information Management for Business

    at University College London
    • Java
    • Python
    • FP (Miranda/Haskell)
    • UML
  • volunteered

    to teach programming to young children

    with the CoderDojo initiative in London
    • Scratch
    • Greenfoot
    • Ruby
    • Node.js
  • coordinated

    marketing campaigns around the London 2012 Olympics

    for one of the UK’s largest telcos
    • UNIX
    • GPG
    • Python
    • MongoDB
  • coded

    micro-sites for promotions, competitions & games

    for a London-based animation studio
    • HTML5
    • Flash
    • PHP
  • took calls

    as a quadrilingual customer service advisor

    for a global telecommunications company
    • served

      as a quartermaster (logistics officer, 1st lieutenant)

      during his military service as a single-term conscript
      • deployed

        his first non-trivial web applications

        to allow photographers to publish and sell pictures online
        • Python
        • Django
        • jQuery

      talked about

      • “Solving the Hard Problems of SPAs Incrementally with Vue.js” @ Pantalks ZH
      • “Discover Kirby, A Flat-file CMS” @ WebMardi, Lausanne
      • Lightning talk about Vue.js @ Swiss JS
      • Comparison between Angular.js & Ember.js @ JS Romandie

      took part in

      • PolyU Hong-Kong, Global Student Competition (finalist)
      • SAP Dashboard Design competition (4th place)
      • UBS Challenge (finalist)

      attended

      • EuroClojure, Bratislava
      • ReactiveConf, Bratislava
      • Generative Design with Clojure, London
      • NodeConf, London
      • A day of REST, London
      • SwissJS, Bern
      • Laracon EU #3, Amsterdam
      • Laracon EU #2, Amsterdam
      • EuroClojure, Kraków
      • London JS Conf, London
      • Laracon EU #1, Amsterdam
      • Devoxx UK, London
      • DjangoCon EU, Berlin
      • Future of Web Apps, London

      can be found on

      can be reached at

      • raphael.saunier@gmail.com
      • +41 79 101 11 89