Early years

Dec 1988

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Born in Thessaloniki, Greece. 2.4 kilos cute baby. :)
Jun 2003

B2 in English

cambridge logo Successfully pass examination and obtain B2 Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) from the University of Cambridge.
education, degree, english
Jun 2006

Graduate highschool

TEE of Eleftherio-Kordelio Graduate "Technology and Engineering Education" (TEE) of Eleftherio-Kordelio, Thessaloniki, Greece.

• Department: Computer Engineering
• Degree mark: 16.7/20
education, degree, Thessaloniki
Aug 2006

Sold my first webpage

europrintgreece.gr website In the summer of 2006 I made my first money by designing and developing a website for a local screen printing company "europrint"
• url: europrintgreece.com
php, javascript, CSS
Sep 2006


xirotechniki.gr website Developed the first version for "Xirotechniki" website. A site for selling photocopier machines and expendable products. Now, ended up being one of the biggest and high ranked (first for Thessaloniki) on google and providing solutions for office machines in general.
• url: xirotechniki.gr
php, mysql, javascript, CSS
Jan 2008

Moving to Kavala

kavala castle Moving for bachelor studies to one of the prettiest cities in eastern Macedonia.
Jan 2008

Euro coins collection tracker

poulouts.gr website Implement a euro coin collection system to keep track of the progress. (Looking like a good old spreadsheet)
• url: poulouts.gr
php, mysql, javascript, CSS
Mar 2009

10day festival webpage

10hmero website The TEI of Kavala hosts an annual 10-day festival for 25+ years. This festival takes place because of an open and self-organised group of people that changes thoughout the years (Very proud to be part of it, you should check it). For it's needs I created the website that was mainly a photo gallery archive and a forum to share media created back then.
On top of that, I was streaming the stage, during the shows through a terrible webcam. Cool but unfortunately it's not online any more. 🔌
• url: www.10hmero.teikav.edu.gr
php, mysql, javascript, CSS, php-BB, forum
Jul 2009

Custom cloud desktop

dipoulo university website An expirimental project for a cloud desktop with basic filesystem, a multimedia player, images viewer, notepad and a minesweeper game. Hosted in a shared SunOS server "somewhere" in TEI of Kavala. :)
• url: infoman.teikav.edu.gr/~dipoulo
php, mysql, jQuery, CSS
Apr 2010


Total design and development of a website for a local flower business. Current status: offline 🔌
• url: khpoiwniki.gr
php, mysql, jQuery, CSS
May 2011

Bachelor's degree

TEI Kavala Graduate the Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology
• Department: Information Management
• Degree mark: 7.54/10
education, degree, Kavala
Nov 2011 - Jul 2012

Military service

Poulou as a solder Service as an infantry soldier in Thiva, Didymoteicho and Asprovalta.
military, Thiva, Didymoteicho, Asprovalta

Self employed

Work as a freelancer, pay per hour for small website projects and for a webservices company in Thessaloniki, Greece

PS.1 Never again.
PS.2 See 2015. 🤣
joomla extensions, joomla themes, jQuery
Apr 2013

Work as a developer for Allegria

Poulou in Allegria Work as a senior developer, for a web and mobile design-development agency in Kavala, Greece
• url: allegria.gr
team work experience, Kavala, mentored-mentoring

Allegria's websites

Occupied with front-end and back-end programming for self oriented but also for clients.
Ιndicative websites
Drupal, php, mysql, jQuery, CSS, debian, sysadmin, e-shop, rss, blog, audio streaming

Allegria's browser game

europe is our playground screenshot At some point, we were assigned to create a web-browser game for a european event that promotes playground activities. We focused on the hide and seek game and created a variation of Pac-Man!
• url: www.euplayground.org/pacman-master
php, mysqlite, javascript, CSS

Self employed

Now, self employment wasn't bad this time. Working closely with an excellent UI-UX team, I had the chance to participate in big and well known projects.


OPAP logo Opap is the company that holds the exclusive rights to organize and manage numerical lotteries and sports betting games in Greece. Their needs included informative pages, interactive games as well as promotional landing pages for seasonal events (like the "Efxostolidia")
Efxostolidia (wishing ornaments)
wordpress, php, javascript, CSS

2017 TEDxAthens

TEDxAthens logo In May 2017 TEDxAthens nailed it with arguably my most interesting and unconventional "cube" website.

wordpress, php, javascript, CSS

Froutogemista Papadopoulou

Froutogemista Papadopoulou logo Promo website/Instagram competition about the new campaign of Papadopoulou biscuits (whoever had greek candy knows well what I'm talking about 💚)

Unfortunately the site went offline after the end of the competition and that video is the only remainder, I could find, that showcases the website.
Froutogemista showcase video
wordpress, instagram, elementor

Hellenic bank

Hellenic bank of Cyprus Worked tirelessly for 2 full months in the frond-end of the Hellenic bank of Cyprus. The least sleeping 2 months of my life but with a great pixel perfect result!
html, javascript, CSS, materialize

Stoa Nikoloudi

Stoa Nikoloudi Stoa Nikoloudi is small but lovely and has recently begun to rediscover its former aristocratic self.

Stoa Nikoloudi
wordpress, php, javascript, CSS
7 Nov 2017

Moving to Amsterdam

Amsterdam bridge Moved to the lovely, inspiring and influential city of Amsterdam! It was a sunny morning, the noon was rainy mostly but got sunny again and in the evening it was hailing 😂
Don't get me wrong, I love it. Keeps things interesting!

KAV Autoverhuur and Mobielrijden

KAV Autoverhuur logo Working as a senior developer in KAV Autoverhuur maintaining and extending their current symfony-based CRM system. The software is used as a service for many different subsidiaries of KAV as well as 3rd party external companies.
symfony, angular.js, CD/CI, microservices, phone-gap

Mobile development

Connectcar app screenshot Developed from scratch the mobile apps for android and iOS with the use of React Native. Some of the most succesful are:

• Connectcar
• Witkar
• Studentcar

Admittedly not the best looking but certainly a very enlightening journey.
react native, javascript

Website "retouche"

Rewriting with the help of the wonderful elementor all the websites of the company.

(Since then, there has been some alterations, basically if you don't like it, its probably not mine 😝)
wordpress, elementor, javascript, CSS
2020 - 2021

Kiosk development

KAV2GO kiosk render Developed a raspberry pi linux distribution, based on Raspberry Pi OS, for self registering kiosks around the country in popular locations like IKEA, Hornbach, Praxis and Gamma.
Introducing a glimpse in C++ and WebSocket protocol for reading the RFID chip and taking photos of legal documents.
react, node.js, raspi, WebSocket, NFC, VPN, VNC, C++

Mobile app rewrite

KAV2GO app screenshot Rewrote in React Native with Expo the KAV2GO mobile app.

• AutoML
• Tensorflow
• Three.js
REST API, typescript, react-native, expo-sdk, machine-learning, auto-ml, tensorflow, three.js, material-ui

poulou avatar
poulou avatar CV/Resume.pdf
So, to summarize:
🤩 My favorite words:

Programming-Coding, CLI scripting, Open-source software, PHP, mySQL (mariadb), docker, (GNU) Linux, git, Node.js, Docker, PhpStorm, Raspberry Pi, RESTful Web (micro) services, JavaScript, Typescript, CSS, HTML, Android, React (Native), Symfony, Wordpress, Elementor, zsh, GNOME shell, ESP32, ESP8266, FDM 3d printing, guitar

👍 Enthusiastic about:

OpenVPN, WireGuard, Apache, Nginx, NAS (OpenMediaVault), Nextcloud, Home Assistant, Octoprint, RFID (NFC), Three.js, WebSocket, Drupal 7, datatables, puppeteer, Doctrine, AutoML, SQLite, phpMyAdmin, Photoshop, Network Administration, DevOps, Drone piloting, phpBB, Percona toolkit, playing football, tzouras

😊 Have partial experience:

Kubernetes (K8s), Java, (Visual) C++, VB.NET, AngularJS