About Marcus Olsson
Marcus Olsson is a freelancing webdeveloper based in Borås, Sweden.
In his spare time he enjoys writing beautiful code, spending time with his girlfriend and friends. And on occasion playing video games.
Since the middle of 2013 he runs his own company, with clients that consist of mostly small- to mid-sized companies.
A few of the projects Marcus have worked on:
A simple API for fetching names that can be used as database seeds or other testing purposes.
A Swedish blog about video games.
A simple service that helps companies set up their own newsletters.
A Swedish pensions fund managing company.
A website about all the higher educations in Sweden.
Previous schools and education
Linnaeus University – Växjö/Kalmar, Sweden 2010-2012
For two years Marcus studied at the web development program at Linnaeus University. Where he learned skills such as PHP, Python, MySQL, CSS and HTML.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science.
ISI Language School – Tokyo, Japan 2006-2008
Marcus Olsson spent two years in Japan, studying the Japanese language and observing the culture. He have received a diploma for level 2 in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).
Sundler High School – Vårgårda, Sweden 2003-2006
During high school Marcus Olsson attended the Sundler Gymnasium, where he majored in technology.
Previous work experience
Prognosia AB – Borås, Sweden 2012-2013
Worked as a full stack developer, mainly in a PHP-environment.
Developed the companys new website in Wordpress, and also helped out the system developers with different back end-applications.
Studeravidare Sweden AB – Borås, Sweden 2011-2012
Both front end and back end devepment in a PHP-environment. Worked with CodeIgniter and ExpressionEngine, building various advertising systems and the like.
Ericsson AB – Borås, Sweden 2009
Marcus worked a year at Ericsson, Borås, Sweden. Mostly as a robotics operator, and also as a wireless modem repairer.
Ascom Wireless Solutions – Herrljunga, Sweden 2008-2009
During 2008 Marcus worked at the rather small company called Ascom located in Herrljunga, Sweden. He took a diploma in soldering, and was working as a robotics operator. Ascom is a leading manufacturer of ATEX-Equipment, mostly pagers and wireless phones.