Think. Yield. Zenith.

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Thijs Broerse

Freelance Senior Frontend Developer /
Interim Tech Lead

Hi, I'm Thijs Broerse, a passionate and highly skilled frontend expert with over 20 years of experience in web development and leadership. I excel at setting up, developing, and maintaining complex frontend systems, as well as leading international development teams. I have contributed to numerous award-winning projects and specialize in TypeScript, React, NextJS, Leadership and architecture.


Elevate your software architecture

In the world of web development, sound software architecture is the bedrock of every successful project. As an interim Tech Lead with a specialization in Frontend and web development, I make 'Think' the cornerstone of my approach. It's about envisioning the structural framework of your digital masterpiece, meticulously planning every element to ensure scalability, efficiency, and sustainability. Together, we'll lay the foundation for a robust software architecture that stands the test of time, enabling your project to thrive and evolve.


Leadership that produces results

Effective leadership is the key to unlocking the full potential of your development team. As an interim Tech Lead, my focus on 'Yield' centers on cultivating strong leadership skills. I empower your team to excel, guiding them towards peak performance and success. Through mentorship, collaboration, and clear communication, I ensure that your project not only meets but exceeds expectations. With me at the helm, you'll experience leadership that produces tangible results, driving your project forward with confidence.


Crafting web experiences at their peak

Every website aspires to reach its 'Zenith', the pinnacle of its potential. My passion lies in crafting web experiences that are nothing short of extraordinary. With a keen eye for design and an unwavering commitment to detail, I transform your vision into reality. 'Zenith' is where amazing websites are born, where aesthetics meet functionality, and where user experience reigns supreme. Together, we'll ascend to the peak of web development, creating digital wonders that captivate your audience and leave a lasting impact.

Email thijs@tyz.nlor call me on +31 (0) 6 899 36 821




During my employment at Media.Monks, Lost Boys and as a freelancer I have worked for Hyundai Genesis, Prologis, Albert Heijn, Efteling, Kodak, Amazon, Radio 538, GMC, Nickelodeon, KPN Hi, Brunel, Old Spice, Remy Martin, Doritos, Pearl Opticiens, Ikea, ING, Dela, T-Mobile, Heineken, Coca Cola and more. For a selection of my work, checkout my portfolio or check my profile on Github or Codepen for code examples.

What others say about me

During Thijs his 15 years at the Media.Monks he has shown to be a specialist within his role and able to maneuver in a dynamic high paced environment and skilled in communicating with stakeholders across different teams. Next to this he has also invested in improving the company culture and wellbeing through his efforts within the Culture Club. Some traits that add to the above and Thijs has shown throughout his time with Media.Monks are: critical thinking, connectivity, empathy and mentorship.

- Anne van Zessen HR Business Partner at MediaMonks

I've worked with Thijs for 12,5 years and have always been impressed by his skill and knowledge. H's an absolute legend and one of the best I've ever worked with. Would absolutely recommend!

- Dennis de Rooij Project Director at MediaMonks

Thijs is a machine. Not only is he a very skilled developer but he's someone who likes to strive for top quality and transfer his knowledge to everyone in his team. During my years working with him, I not only learned from his technical skills but also from his vast experience leading other developers (which included many highly skilled, experienced programmers).

- Ronald Méndez Operations Director at MediaMonks & FWA Jury Member

I highly recommend Thijs for his great technical skills and ability to deliver high quality work. He possess a friendly and approachable nature, fostering a collaborative work environment. With his attention to detail and commitment to meeting deadlines, he is a valuable asset to any development team.

- Robert Slootjes Technical Director at MediaMonks

Having worked with Thijs over a period of more than 15 years, I can honestly say that Thijs is one of the people I have enjoyed most working with. Thijs is a hard worker, with great dedication and focus, who will always go the extra mile to reach the best result possible. As a developer he has vast knowledge of the field he is active in, always strives for improvements, and puts quality first. He has a broad perspective, always trying to view things from multiple sides, and is always willing to learn new things. As a team lead Thijs takes great care of his team members, putting their interests in favour of his own, while using a personal approach to each and every one to make sure they have an optimal environment to work, thrive and develop in. Besides that, Thijs is generally a really nice guy with a great sense of humour, easy going and flexible, with a strong focus on principles without being dogmatic. Any company should feel proud and blessed to have Thijs in their team.

- Stephan Bezoen Lead Android Developer at MediaMonks