Anselm Christophersen
Lead Web Engineer with ❤️ for JavaScript

Selected Work & Positions

position (2017, 2018, 2019):
Lead Software Engineer
at Danske Bank 

Lead developer on the JavaScript part of a new project in Danske Bank/Future Financing.
Other accomplishments include setting up component library/design system as own npm module and contributing to Danske Bank's best practices on JavaScript related matters.

Type of work: project-management, lead, frontend, backend, automated-testing, dev-op
Main technologies: Apollo, Cassandra, Cypress, Docker, Graphql, JavaScript, Kibana, Mongodb, NextJS, NodeJS, Open Shift, REST-API, React, Sentry, Storybook, Styled Components

project (2018, 2019):
Specs & Wireframing
for Grænseforeningen 

Detailed specs with wireframes of all pages for tendering for a new website (to be published later in 2019).

Type of work: ux, wireframing
Main technologies: Sketch

position (2017):
Senior Software Engineer
at Danske Bank 

Developer on a React/Redux app in Danske Bank/Future Financing.

Type of work: frontend, automated-testing, dev-op
Main technologies: JavaScript, NodeJS, REST-API, React, Redux, Redux-Saga, Selenium, Storybook

project (2017):
New website/shop
for Norse Projects contracted by Waste Management Consulting
link 

Building site and shop based on third party shopping system and headless Wordpress (javascript part)

Type of work: frontend, backend, shop
Main technologies: JavaScript, NextJS, REST-API, React, Redux, Redux-Saga, Sass

project (2017):
Structure for new site
for Danmarks Underholdningsorkester contracted by Troels Abrahamsen
link 

Type of work: frontend
Main technologies: JavaScript, Sass, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2017):
Superheat Tuner Mobile App MVP
for Danfoss contracted by The Ramp

Type of work: mobile, ux
Main technologies: JavaScript, React, React Native

project (2017):
Intranet sites
for Novo Nordisk contracted by CPH Cloud Company

Refactoring framework for Sharepoint based intranet sites at Novo Nordisk + various work.
Mainly JavaScript work, leveraging ES6, Gulp, Webpack & Babel.

Type of work: frontend, dev-op, cms
Main technologies: Bootstrap, CSS, JavaScript, Sass

project (2017):
Helping out on event site
for Large European Car Company contracted by Jochen Gülden

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: Bootstrap, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2017):
Presentation site for Visit Denmark's Strategy 2017-2019
for Visit Denmark contracted by Double Projects
link 

Html implementation, including CSS/SVG animations.

Type of work: frontend
Main technologies: CSS, CSS3 Animations, JavaScript, Sass, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2017, 2016):
Article Crawler Webapp
for Canadian Partnership against Cancer contracted by CPH Cloud Company

Technical lead on building a web app that replaces CPAC's legacy article crawler system. The app aggregates law texts, crawled from all Canadian municipalities by robots set up on Dexi. The app was built using PHP/SilverStripe 4 as backend, and Javascript/ES6/Bootstrap as frontend.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, dev-op, cms
Main technologies: Bootstrap, JavaScript, PHP, Sass, SilverStripe, jQuery

project (2017, 2016):
Omtanke Online
for University College Syddanmark 
link 

Website to teach children and teenagers in Denmark about being conscious when being online.

Design and ux in collaboration with Mikkel Johnsen. Graphical identity by Tobias Røder.

Type of work: frontend, backend, design, ux, webapp, automated-testing, dev-op, cms
Main technologies: Behat, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Sass, Selenium, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2016):
Presentation site for VisitDenmark's Evaluation of the Denmark Pavillion in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics 2016
for Visit Denmark contracted by Double Projects
link 

Html implementation, including CSS animations.

Type of work: frontend
Main technologies: CSS, CSS3 Animations, JavaScript, Sass, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2016):
Dansk Mindretal
for University College Syddanmark 
link 

Website with 4 small educational mobile web apps to teach students in Denmark about the Danish minority South of the German border.

Apps:

Type of work: frontend, backend, design, webapp, ux, automated-testing, dev-op, cms
Main technologies: Behat, CSS, JavaScript, Sass, Selenium, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2016, 2015):
Retail App
for Simple Giving Inc contracted by Adair Creative Group

In 2015/2016 I was part of the team at ACG that developed a retail app with 3 different entry points that are using the same code base for Web, iOS and Android. We used SilverStripe as the backend, and communicated with the React/Redux based frontend through an API.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, mobile, automated-testing, cms
Main technologies: Behat, PHP, REST-API, React, Redux, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation

project (2015):
Mobile design upgrade of rios.dk
for RIOS 
link 

Updated the design I created a few years earlier to be mobile friendly by introducing Zurb Foundation. Also upgraded to SilverStripe 3.

Type of work: frontend, backend, design, ux, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2015):
Distribution System
for Undisclosed Client contracted by CPH Cloud Company

Lead on SilverStripe backend for a soon to be released distribution system. Can't disclose more at this point.
UPDATE: Unfortunately this project was never released due to internal policies.

Type of work: backend, cms
Main technologies: PHP, REST-API, SilverStripe

project (2015):
Mobile Company Website
for Klubliv Mobil 
link 

Project lead on Klubliv Mobil, which is a recently started mobile phone company. The SilverStripe based site integrates with an API and includes signup and dashboard for clients. Our work flow includes all the bells & whistles you could wish for: We communicate over Slack, use Jenkins as CI that runs unit tests on each commit, have full Behat coverage on the signup flow, and use Terminal Tools for deployment and syncing environments.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, cms
Main technologies: Bootstrap, Less, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2015):
Helping launching klublivdanmark.dk
for Klubliv Danmark 
link 

I helped leading development, refactoring, building signup forms, and finding additional help to make sure the SilverStripe based website for Klubliv Danmark could launch for it's deadline in April 2015.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2015):
Big Data Web App
for Undisclosed Client contracted by Adair Creative Group

In the spring 2015 I'm helping out with mostly frontend and some backend development on a Laravel/MongoDB based web app that's dealing with some seriously big data.

Type of work: frontend, backend
Main technologies: Bootstrap, JavaScript, Laravel, Mongodb, PHP, REST-API

project (2015, 2014):
Danish Royal Collections
for Danish Royal Collections contracted by CPH Cloud Company
link 

New site, mobile first, and on Wordpress. My work included frontend structure & development, project management, content migration, infrastructure setup.

Type of work: frontend
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, Sass, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2015, 2014, 2013):
Multiple Sites Solution
for Deckom Consulting 

Allows the client to set up unlimited sub sites with custom themes and color schemes.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2014):
Various e-commerce projects
for Adair Creative Group 

In the fall 2014 I returned working with Adair Creative Group where I helped out developing features for 2 existing SilverStripe based ecommerce sites.

Type of work: shop, backend, frontend, cms
Main technologies: PHP, SilverStripe

project (2014, 2013):
Element 5 Real Estate
in co-operation with Jochen Gülden for Element 5 
link 

Backend system (real estate administration, based on German OpenImmo standard) for SilverStripe based real estate site, Element5 Mallorca.

Type of work: backend, cms
Main technologies: PHP, SilverStripe

project (2014):
Vild & Stille
for Danish ADHD Society contracted by CPH Cloud Company
link link 

iPad game & site for the Danish ADHD society. Backend powered by SilverStripe.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: JavaScript, PHP, Sass, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2015, 2014, 2013):
Web shop: Hängemattenladen
for Hängemattenladen 
link 

Various support on the SilverStripe based web shop

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, shop, dev-op
Main technologies: JavaScript, PHP, Sass, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation, jQuery

project (2014):
Website for the first European StripeCon

link 

Type of work: frontend, backend, design, cms, dev-op
Main technologies: PHP, Sass, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation

project (2014):
Schuler Group 175 Years Anniversary Site
in co-operation with Jochen Gülden for Schuler contracted by Jochen Gülden

SilverStripe structure, development & support on a multi language site with staff, manager and gallery sections, empowering eployees to actively participate in the celebrations.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: Bootstrap, Less, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2014, 2013):
Klimakonsulenten
for Copenhagen University 
link 

A climate toolbox for based on research done at the Citizen Driven Environmental Action Program (CIDEA) at the Copenhagen University.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, design
Main technologies: PHP, Sass, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation

project (2013):
Nordic Aesthetics
for Fritz Hansen contracted by CPH Cloud Company

a simple SilverStripe 3.1 based web app that allows employees at Fritz Hansen to upload photos, and see them in a nice, slide-enabled gallery.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: JavaScript, Sass, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundattion, jQuery

project (2013):
School Intranet System
for Colin Burns 

SilverStripe 2.4/Twitter Bootstrap based school intranet solution. The app features homework, groups, address management and an advanced calendar.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, cms
Main technologies: Bootstrap, JavaScript, Less, SilverStripe, jQuery

project (2013):
Downtown Bentonville
for Bentonville, AR contracted by Adair Creative Group

SilverStripe backend structure & development, featuring calendar, misc directories, and blog.

Type of work: backend, webapp, cms
Main technologies: PHP, SilverStripe

project (2013):
Salveo.net
for Salvéo contracted by Adair Creative Group
link 

SilverStripe based site for Salveo.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: CSS, PHP, SilverStripe, Zurb Foundation

project (2013):
Yoo.com
in co-operation with Azul Studio for Yoo by Phillippe Starck & John Hitchcox contracted by Azul Studio
link 


SilverStripe 3.0 based site for Yoo.com. The site features multiple languages (including Chinese), and several whitelabel sub sites - all managed from the same system.

Type of work: backend, cms, dev-op
Main technologies: PHP, SilverStripe

project (2012):
Print workflow Web-app
in co-operation with Jochen Gülden for Proveedora Hispano-Holandesa contracted by Jochen Gülden


SilverStripe 2.4/Twitter Bootstrap print workflow web app custom built for print shop in Barcelona.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: Bootstrap, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe, jQuery

project (2012):
Greenpeace Event for the movie Into Eternity
for Magic Hour Films 
link 

Development of countdown script, graphic, and overall co-ordination of priming the Into Eternity site (which I’ve developed as well) for millions of visitors for a Greenpeace event where the movie was available to stream for free.

Type of work: frontend
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript

project (2012):
Milan Fair Mobile Site
for Fritz Hansen contracted by CPH Cloud Company
link 

Backend and frontend work of mobile site for Fritz Hansen’s Minuscule chair.

Type of work: frontend
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, jQuery

project (2012, 2011):
MV Retail Web app
for MV Retail contracted by Adair Creative Group

I was part of the MV Retail team for almost a year, working on the SilverStripe-based webapp.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2012, 2011):
Portfolio for Anton Engel
in co-operation with Anton Engel for Anton Engel 
link 

The website for the illustrator "Anton Engel" has been designed and developed in close co-operation with the artist himself. Anton Engel creates, illustrates and draws in Hamburg, Germany.

Type of work: frontend, backend, design, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, SilverStripe, jQuery

project (2012, 2011):
RIOS & RIOS Tagbolig
for RIOS 
link link 

Design & development of 2 different sites, running on the same code base.

Type of work: frontend, backend, design, ux, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, SilverStripe, jQuery

project (2011):
Airshoppen Mobile Site
for Thomas Cook contracted by CPH Cloud Company

Frontend work involved in enabling a mobile friendly shopping experience on Airshoppen - Thomas Cook Scandinavia’s online tax free shop.

Type of work: frontend, shop
Main technologies: JavaScript, Sass, jQuery Mobile

project (2011):
Bentonville Public Library
for Bentonville Public Library contracted by Adair Creative Group

SilverStripe based presentation site.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2011, 2010):
Website for Partners in Confronting Collective Atrocities

link 

Design & development of website for the organization “Partners in Confronting Collective Atrocities”.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, webapp, design
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2011, 2010):
Yogatid
in co-operation with CPH Cloud Company
link 

Yoga portal, integrated with Facebook. Included community calendar, auto crawling blog rolls, and much more.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, webapp, design
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2011, 2010):
SilverStripe Project Management

link 

A simple project management system, built in SilverStripe. This is a fully functioning project management system for a 1-man company. It's built in a couple of days in 2010, out of the need for a PM system. This project is open source, and available on Github.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, webapp
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2011, 2010):
Danish TV3's Paradise Hotel 7
for TV3 contracted by CPH Cloud Company

All frontend and backend work involved in the 7th episode of “Paradise Hotel”, a reality show, aired on Danish TV3.

Type of work: frontend, backend
Main technologies: CSS, Drupal, JavaScript, PHP

project (2010):
Site for the movie "Into Eternity"
for Magic Hour Films 
link link 

Implementation of design and setup of CMS for the movie Into Eternity.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2010, 2009):
Dmap
for Magic Hour Films 

The SilverStripe 2.3 based webapp Dmap facilitates movie distribution for a small Danish documentary production company, featuring a clickable world map, that is colored to give an easy overview on where distribution agreements have been set up. All frontend and backend work.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2010, 2009):
Danish Royal Collections
for Danish Royal Collections contracted by CPH Cloud Company

The site for Rosenborg Castle, and Amalienborg Castle in Copenhagen, housing the crown jewels. SilverStripe 2.3 powered multi language, multi-site site with separate mobile site, as well as ecommerce for the museum shop.

Type of work: frontend, backend, shop, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2010, 2009, 2008):
Calendar Web App
for 1Calendar Aps 

When approached to join the startup 1Calendar in 2008, I recommended the use of SilverStripe as backend and framework. The first version of 1Calendar was powered by SilverStripe, and served students at several universities in Copenhagen and Århus, Denmark.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp, design
Main technologies:

position (2010, 2009):
Developer
at Copenhagen University 

Developing and co-designing various working prototypes for the CITH research project.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, webapp, design
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2008):
SurvivalKit presentational site
for SurvivalKit 
link 

Portfolio website for the Danish designer "Kit Halding"

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

project (2008):
Site for the movie "Burma VJ"
for Magic Hour Films 
link link 

Implementation of design and setup of CMS for the movie Burma VJ.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SilverStripe

position (2007, 2006):
Developer
at Rezidor SAS Cornerstone 

Building various PHP based tools.

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP

position (2005, 2004):
Developer
at International Health Insurance 

Working on ihi.com and building various internal tools

Type of work: frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: .NET, ASP, CSS, JavaScript

project (2005, 2004, 2003):
Custom CMS

Development of own content management system, which was used for appr. 10 client sites, including two ecommerce systems. Around 2006 it was clear to me that keeping on updating and working on an own CMS would be a lot of work. In 2007, after trying out several solutions, I found SilverStripe, and which is the CMS I now preferably use.

Type of work: frontend, backend, cms, shop
Main technologies: ASP, CSS, JavaScript

project (2002, 2003, 2004):
Online Magazine
for Slesvigland 

Multi-language article archive and database, Slesvigland. Slesvigland was a Danish/German magazine that was available in the Danish/German border region since the 1970’s. Work included scanning of appr. 130 magazines, and digitize them, an interactive map, and a timeline.

Type of work: frontend, backend, design
Main technologies: ASP, CSS, JavaScript

position (2002):
Intern
at Marketeam 

Intern as designer, but started working on web tools during the internship.

Type of work: design, frontend, backend, webapp
Main technologies: ASP, CSS