Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Sander Cox

Contact Information

Sander Cox
Zwattingburen 51
2151 ZH  Nieuw-Vennep
The Netherlands

M. +31 (0)6 270 456 98
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Personal data

Date of birth: July 4th 1981
Place of birth: Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Nationality: Dutch
Marital status: Married

Hobbies & Interests

  • Playing piano, more modern simplistic pieces, favorite composer Ludovico Einaudi
  • Board games in general, most fond of strategically challenging ones

Skills

  • Programming languages
    • C/C++ (excellent, >9 years experience)
    • C# / VB.NET (good)
    • Objective-C (good)
    • Various scripting tools
  • Developer tools
    • XCode
    • Visual Studio (2005, 2008, 2012, 2013)
    • Subversion (SVN)
    • GIT (user & admin skills)
    • TFS (user skills)
  • Operating Systems
    • Microsoft Windows (95 up until 8.1, NT4 and 2003 Server)
    • Linux (GNU Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS)
    • Mac OS X (10.2 up until 10.9)
    • Apple iOS all versions
    • Android 1.6 and up
    • SGI IRIX 6.5
  • Graphics tools
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe AfterEffects (base skills)
    • Final Cut Pro
    • XPression (broadcast graphics)
    • Orad 3Designer / Maestro
    • Ventuz Designer / Ventuz Director
  • Languages
    • Dutch (fluent, first language)
    • English (fluent)
    • German (average in reading, basics in speaking and writing)

Education

2002-2005 Radboud University (Nijmegen), Information Technology
1998-2002 Fontys Hogescholen (Venlo), HTS (Bachelor) Computertechniek (Technical Information Technology)
1993-1998 Stedelijke Scholengemeenschap Nijmegen, HAVO (College)

Career

July 2016 – now Working as a freelance senior software engineer for various projects
 

January 2014 - June 2016

dutchView Prographics B.V., Manager New Business, responsible for expanding to new business areasResponsible for exploring new areas of business focusing outside our traditional broadcast environment. Still also coaching development colleagues helping them solve their issues.
February 2012 – December 2013 dutchView B.V. (Prographics), Lead-developer, creating software for broadcast graphics
July 2011 – January 2012 Morpho B.V., Team lead / Sr. Software Engineer – Software maintenance focused on software security and encryption
2008 - 2011 Freelancing out of Parallel Dimension
2000 – now Owner of Parallel Dimension, founded during my studyIn the early days built a CMS system, and built various tools and websites for close relations.Between 2008 and 2011 had various freelance positions billed thru Parallel Dimension
May 2011 iPad application to view digital magazine
July 2010 – April 2011 Marketgraph, Development Manager / Lead developerAs development manager / lead developer I was responsible to oversee and work on all development tasks within the company. This involved their ‘standard’ TV gameshow software but also the new endeavors in mobile application development (both Android and iOS) to support these show formats.For the TV shows all software is developed using C++. The Android and iOS developments were performed using Java and Objective-C respectively.
2009 – July 2010 Mobile Bridges International Ltd., Senior Software EngineerHired to create a new platform for Interactive TeleVision. Based on my extensive knowledge about broadcast media I was responsible for designing the entire graphics pipeline. First production release was completed within 6 months time. Something none of us dared to expect when we started this project.For Airborne I modified the platform to support 24/7 broadcasts, and the software now functions as the primary source of graphics for the channel. The channel, TXT-TV, successfully launched with this setup early 2010.

The entire graphics pipeline is developed using C / C++ using modern STL templates. Development platform is a mix of Mac OS X and Linux based systems, deployment platform Linux (Ubuntu).

2002 – 2007 Liebrand Images: Management of several SGI systems (O2, Octane, Origin 200 and Origin 2000) used for 3D rendering (Softimage 3D and ElectroGIG)
October 2006 – December 2007 Fruitlounge Media (merger between Marketgrpah and The Fruitlounge) based in Hilversum, Software Engineer
February 2006 – September 2006 Marketgraph, Software Engineer
December 2005 Lukkien, Software Engineer, developer on a J2EE Asset Management System
2005 Internship (University) Marketgraph: ‘Research for new Broadcast graphics platform’
2002 Internship NotTheFly Component Solutions: ‘J2ME (mobile phone) platform generalization’
2000 Internship Philips Semiconductors Nijmegen (today called NXP): ‘Optimizing motion profiles’
1998 – 2000 Various vacation jobs at Philips Semiconductors Nijmegen (today called NXP) as a Junior Software Engineer