Manuel Hitz

+41 76 693 10 78
manuel.hitz@gmail.com

Experience

2014 – now

Doodle AG

Zürich, Switzerland

Software engineer

  1. Design and implementation of a new REST API.

    Redesign of doodle.com as a fully responsive website. Sneak peek: beta.doodle.com

    JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, Backbone.js, MongoDB, JSF, Ad tech
2013

krick cyclomessagerie

Genève, Switzerland

Bike messenger

2012

SecuTix SA

Genève, Switzerland

Software engineer

  1. Front-end development of a responsive online ticketshop.

    JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, Compass
  2. Development of a mobile ticketshop, a web app for iOS and Android.

    JavaScript, Sencha Touch 2, Compass
2004 – 2011

ELCA Informatique SA

Genève, Switzerland

Software engineer

  1. 2011 – 2012

    Development of a mobile ticketshop for ELCA’s SecuTix 360° ticketing solution.

    JavaScript, Sencha Touch
  2. 2007 – 2011

    Development of ELCA’s SecuTix 2 ticketing solution, used among others by the Opéra National de Paris, the Compagnie des Alpes and the Consortium Stade de France.

    Involved in the GUI design, architecture and development of the web frontend.

    Management of 4 developers.

    HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ext2.x, JSP
  3. 2006 – 2007

    Development of ELCA’s SecuTix ticketing solution, used by several national and international event providers, fairs and music festivals.

    Involved in the design and implementation of an easily customizable online ticket shop.

    HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript
  4. 2004 – 2006

    Development of ELCA’s Cont'n'Shop 5 Content Management System.

    Various small tasks, participation in offer drafting, maintenance of several websites.

    HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Java, JSP, XSL-FO

Education

1999 – 2004

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Master degree in Computer Science

GPA: 5.4/6.0

2001 – 2002

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, USA

Exchange student at the School of Computer Science

GPA: 3.7/4.0

Academical projects

2003 – 2004

Autonomous car driving in a virtual city

EPFL, Lausanne

Development of a Virtual Reality environment for learning to drive a car through a city with traffic signals and pedestrians.

C++, OpenGL, Python, 3D Studio Max

2002

Building Virtual Worlds

ETC & Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Teams of 4 persons accomplish 5 interdisciplinary projects which goal it is to explore the possibilities and push the limits of Virtual Reality by creating immersive 3 dimensional worlds.

Java, Python, 3D Studio Max

Skills

Languages
bilingual French – German, fluent in English
Programming
JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Java, PHP, SQL, C++, C, Python, Objective-C
Interests
Design, BMX, Mountain biking, Lego, infographics, Apple