Mathias Gerdt

Software Engineer from Germany.

What I Do.

I work with big and small brands.

App Development

I've specialized in usability & interface design. Supervising complex projects from prototype implementation to App Store launch.

Software Engineering

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Interaction Design

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Experience

  • Co-founder & CEO

    tapLab GmbHFeb 2012 - today

    After a lot of freelance work for several clients I went for another challenge. With two other partners the tapLab is now up and running. Our services are mainly mobile software development and interface design.

  • Prize „Best execution“

    YIN Startup Weekend 2012Sept 2012

    With the team „FurniteVille“ we won the special prize „best execution“ at the second YOUISNOW startup weekend 2012 in Berlin. The prize was given due to the existance of a working backend, frontend, API, iPad app, iPhone app as well as an Android app; designed and developed in just 3 days.

  • Lecturer

    Bielefeld University, GermanyOct 2011 - Mar 2012

    During the winter semester of 2011 I was a lecturer for Mobile Marketing at the University of Bielefeld. The outcome of five months of work with the students was the app project iDormDict.

  • 1st Prize

    YIN Startup Weekend 2011Sept 2011

    Yeehaw! At the first YOUISNOW startup weekend in 2011 I won the first prize (overall winner) with the team Roomiez. YOUISNOW is a startup incubator of ImmobilienScout24.

  • Internship (3D movie production)

    Bielefeld University, GermanyApr 2011 - Sept 2011

    During my internship at the University of Bielefeld I was part of the creation of the first German 3D short film in this context. Besides I was lecturing to the subject 3D in film and movie cutting.

  • Lead Developer

    WAW Werbeagentur Hamburg, GermanyJun 2007 - Dec 2011

    For 4.5 years I was working an agency in Hamburg, Germany. My duties were the creation of web software for over 25 clients as well as mobile software engineering and interface design. Besides I took care of project maintenance and customer relations.

  • Webdesigner / Developer

    WEB.MEDIA solutionsJan 2005 - May 2008

    WEB.MEDIA solutions was my very first own company – founded in order to work with clients on professional bases. I worked for several clients in more than three years.

Education

  • Master of Science ("Media Studies"), GPA 1.0

    Bielefeld University, GermanyOct 2010 - May 2013

    In May 2013 I completed my studies in Bielefeld and was honoured for my grade point average at the graduation ceremony.

  • Bachelor of Science ("Media & IT")

    Bielefeld University, GermanyOct 2007 - Sept 2010

    I’m a Bachelor of Science for Media & IT (German: Medieninformatik & Gestaltung). My focus was IT, especially mobile software.

  • German high school diploma

    Stadtgymnasium Detmold, GermanyAug 1998 - Apr 2007

    Graduated regularly in 2007.

My Skills

I'm a professional.

Photoshop90%
Illustrator80%
JavaScript95%
HTML585%

Get In Touch.

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