Maarten Van Giel [ student application development ]


Karel de Grote-Hogeschool

2013 - 2016

PB Applied Computer Science
Application Development

Relevant courses

Software Engineering
Programming (Java, C#, C)
Project management (Agile, SCRUM)
Databases (ORACLE, MySQL)
User Experience, User Interfaces

Technical proficiency

Java Android C# ASP.Net MVC 5 HTML5 CSS JavaScript Oracle SQL MySQL Microsoft SQL SVN Git Adobe Photoshop Microsoft Office

About me

I am a passionate, driven and knowledgeable student of Applied Computer Science, studying for a Professional Bachelor’s degree in Application Development. I have experience with Android development and ASP.Net MVC5 web application development.

Projects / Experience

Surf - Internship at appbackr inc, Palo Alto

April - June 2016

Between April and June 2016 I did an internship in Palo Alto as an Android developer, at a tech-startup called appbackr inc. The project I worked on is called "Surf", which is an Android app for app discovery, based on user location, user app usage and more. My job as intern involved mainly Android development, but also graphics, UI and UX design.

First prize HackTheFuture Hackathon - Cronos

December 2015

Won first prize at the HackTheFuture hackathon in the category "Mobile", organized by Cronos. We created a material design Android application for trading items with a virtual valuta in a "Fallout" world.

First prize SoundTouchHack hackathon - Bose, Xplore Group

October 2015

Won first prize (”best app”) at the Bose SoundTouchHack hackathon, organized by Bose and Xplore Group. The Android app we made is a tinder-like collaborative music player application for Bose SoundTouch systems, implemented with Material Design in mind.

Youth Participation Platform - TreeCompany

February - June 2015

A web application designed to give young people a stronger voice in their municipality. Written in C# (ASP.Net MVC5), accompanied by an Android client. Chosen as 2nd best project (school-wide) by the client (TreeCompany).

The Line - Realtime transit info - Personal project

An unofficial Android app for the Belgian public transport company “De Lijn” that shows realtime transit information, which is not available in the official app.
The Line has an average rating of 4,7 in the Google Play Store.

Get it on Google Play

Language skills


Mother language (C2)


Proficient (C1)


Basic knowledge (B1)


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