Yoan Blanc — Freelance front-end engineer

Fahys 15
2000 Neuchâtel

skype: yoan.blanc
phone: +41 32 710 13 18


I’m a 25 years old web developer, passionate by the web since I first touched it when Netscape was still Netscape and Google just a born baby.

Eager to learn and curious, I have my playground where I try to explore and follow the wave, ideas and concepts.



December 2009 to Present, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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June 2009 to November 2009, Lausanne, Switzerland

Contacts import from various providers, migration to Rails 2.3 (from 1.2), applied the new layout using HTML 5, migration from Trac + Subversion to a Kanban board + Mercurial,… and everything that had to be done.

Opera Software ASAClient side JavaScript Developer

October 2008 to March 2009, Oslo, Norway

Widget-related pure JavaScript development in the Web Applications team. I introduced some agile practices like TDD.

Crealogix AGWeb Developer (contractor)

July 2008 to September 2008, Zürich, Switzerland

Two differents projects: PHP-based (Jelix) marketing website (a viral tell-a-friend), reusable REST-JSON, JSON-RPC architecture; WAI-WCAG AA+ valid banking website enhancement (with ARIA inside).

Yahoo! EuropeFront end engineer

April 2007 to March 2008, Paris, France

Web Developer on the Sports portal, using an in-house Perlish CMS.

Électron LibreWeb Application Developer

August 2006 to March 2007, Lausanne, Switzerland

Web application developer and consultant for in-house and external projects.


2005 to 2007, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland

doSimple was a simple CMS (doContent) sold to local business, clubs, restaurant, and of course some ad hoc web development and technical articles.



2002 to 2006, Le Locle, Switzerland

Bachelor in Computer Science, option Software engineering. Worked on projects involving: wxPython/VTK, GTK# and Swing/Jena.


1998 to 2002, Le Locle, Switzerland

CFC of Médiamaticien a computer-related formation with multimedia skills.



  • French, mother tongue;
  • English, fluent;
  • German, average, needs some practice.

Computer related

  • Front end: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, ARIA;
  • User experience: Accessibility, Microformats, Ajax/Comet;
  • Back end: XSLT, CouchDB, MySQL, SQLite, Semantic web;
  • Programming languages: JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby, Perl and bits of Erlang.


  • Ski, Roller blading;
  • Music;
  • Photography
  • and Cooking.