Van Godtsenhoven

Android Developer

Team Lead / Android Developer @ PlayPass

I have over 9 years of development experience in Java with a strong interest in frontend technologies. In the last couple of years I fell in love with the Android ecosystem and became a full-time mobile developer.

Because of my background in Java backend and web application development, I have the ability to handle complete projects. Next to my experience with Android, I have also worked on Ionic 2/Angular 2 hybrid applications. Starting from the technical design of the app and its backend, to the final deployment in the stores, I know the tricks to bring the project to a good end while following the agile principles.

My passion for mobile development makes sure that I keep track of the mobile landscape and different technologies related to mobile.


I use technology to help people, allowing them to focus on what's truly important.


2016 - now

Team Lead / Android Developer @ PlayPass

from june 2016 to present day

PlayPass has developed an innovative new software application that uses RFID and NFC technology to transform the humble wristband into a device allowing event organisers to manage crew, artists and crowds; create exciting new ways for the public to interact with brands at events, both in person and via social media; and create a safe and secure cashless environment.

Most of the hardware used to scan wristbands, take orders, do topups, etc. runs on Android or Java. I maintain and implement new features for these devices.

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2016 - 2016

Mobile Consultant @ Capgemini

from januari 2016 to june 2016

As a Mobile consultant I handle a lot of different tasks, all focused around mobile platforms.
My activity portfolio includes:

  • lead developer
  • Scrum master
  • application development, mostly for the Android ecosystem
  • working on proposals for future projects
  • advising in all aspects concerning mobile
  • organizing a knowledge sharing group about mobile in Capgemini Belgium

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2012 - 2015

Android Consultant @ Cozmos

from may 2012 to december 2015

As an Android consultant I handle a lot of different tasks, all focused on the Android platform.
My activity portfolio includes:

  • application development for the Android ecosystem, including smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, Google TV, ...
  • handling mobile projects for clients, including initial meetings, wireframes, functional and technical design of the applications, development, testing, publishing and maintenance
  • advising clients in all aspects concerning Android
  • coaching junior Android developers
  • teaching Android courses
  • building an automated devicelab on which customers can execute Appium automated UI tests remotely and consult the results in a webapplication (Polariz)

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2006 - 2012

Java Consultant @ XT-i

from may 2006 to may 2012

Java webapplication development as a consultant for different clients on the Belgian market. (Fedex, Nike, Toyota, Proximus, GPS-Buddy, LCM, VRT, FodMob, Agfa Healthcare, Janssen Pharmaceutica, VDAB). Development of new applications, maintenance, bugfixing, testing, ...

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2005 - 2006

Java Developer @ Cetelem

from march 2005 to may 2006

Java developer in a small team that creates J2EE web applications using agile methodologies.


2000 - 2004

Industrial Engineering - Electronics/ICT

from 2000 to 2004

Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst

A broad and practical Master in Engineering course. The first two years are a general scientific education in fields like math, physics, chemistry, mechanics, construction,... The last two years are a combination of analog and digital electronics and a focus on computer technology and software development.


Usability Certification


Human Interface Group

A 5 day course that teaches different aspects of UX such as strategy, user research, designing, tools and testing. The course also contains a practical case for which I designed a desktop and mobile application to scan and manage businesscards.


Professional Scrum Master I


Professional Scrum Master I

An online assessment to validate depth of knowledge of the Scrum framework and its application.



Very good
Very Good


Android SDK Libraries: Retrofit, Butterknife, Support Library, ... Android Testing Appium Ionic 2 Gluon (JavaFX)
HTML Vue.js Angular 2 jQuery CSS JavaFX
Google App Engine Spring Spring Boot Camel Hibernate
Java 6 Certified Programmer Kotlin REST JSON XML JUnit Mockito