About me

My name is Hidde de Vries. I am a front-end web developer who prioritises what users see and interact with. To me, accessibility and performance are essential aspects of building front-ends.

The second thing I find important is that front-end code works well across your organisation. So I find documentation, good commit messages and writing maintainable code important. I have plenty of experience implementing living front-end style guides and can help your organisation make informed choices about them.

These are some of the organisations and agencies I worked with:

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From 2008 to the first quarter of 2017, I was a volunteer at Fronteers, organising conferences, meet-ups and workshops.


I started out studying Artificial Intelligence, but ended up getting a bachelor and master’s degree in Philosophy. How it relates to front-end work? Abstractions!