Thorsten Krug







Eythstr. 29

Cologne, NRW 51103 DE

+49 177 5387924


Computers (Web and human interaction, Cryptography, Decentralisation, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Internet Security, Hacking), DIY (Hands-on mentality, Electronics, Soldering, Raspberry Pi, Woodworking, Mechatronics, Caravans), Photography (Documentary, Photojournalism, Darkroom, Digital Imaging), Sports (Climbing, Hikiing, Cycling, Volleyball, Badminton)


Web Development: Drupal 6-8, Shopware, Wordpress, OpenCMS and many more, MVC, Codeigniter, CakePHP, Symfony, Phpstorm, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Balsamic Mockups, Adobe Premiere, Audition and more, Linux Server, Homebrew, Macports, Apache, MYSQL, Vagrant, Docker, high performance web, SCRUM, Kanban, Redmine, Jira, Git, SVN, professional workflows

Frontend development: Styleguide-driven development, HTML (all standards), CSS, SASS, LESS, Javascript, JS-Frameworks, ES6, TypeScript, Angular2, Node, Gulp, Bootstrap, Foundation, KSS-Node

Drupal development: Drupal Responsive Architecture, Drupal Theming, Drupal Module development (D6-D8), Styleguide-driven theme development

Team building and organisation: SCRUM, Kanban, Inclusion, Group psychology, Ticket systems: Redmine, Github, Jira ...


University of Applied Science Cologne

Graduate Engineer (Diplom Ingeieur FH), Photo Engineering / Media Technics

2001 - 2006


Front- and Backend developer, Reinblau

Member of freelance web developer cooperative.

2016 - 2078

Web developer, Data in Transit GmbH

Frontend lead and backend developer at a high quality Drupal agency.

  • Mobile first architecture and design for University Website
  • Drupal-based Intranet evaluation tool for a major German phone company
  • High productivity agile development with Scrum Teams
  • Introduced SMACSS standards-based CSS architecture

2014 - 2015

Web developer, Webmatch GmbH

Marketing-focused company creating and maintaining multiple Facebook games, e-commerce shops, and Drupal and CakePHP-based websites.

  • Numerous Facebook apps and competitions for well-known brands
  • Drupal webites
  • Shopware
  • WordPress
  • CakePHP websites
  • Refactoring Server Infrastructure
  • Implementing Asterisk phone system

2011 - 2013

CTO / Team lead, Wergehthin LTD

(Now offline)

Event/City magazine startup

  • CTO and Team lead for 4 developers
  • Migrated/relaunched a Java-based site in Drupal 7
  • Responsive redesign in Drupal 7
  • Openlayers map integration

2011 - 2013

Founder, Donkeymedia

Donkeymedia is my freelance company. I provide media engineering services, web development and photography.

  • Drupal engineering and theming
  • App and Frontend development. Style-guide driven development
  • Open Source software consulting and implementation
  • Webshops for photographers
  • Training and consulting for photographers
  • Documentary photography

2006 - 2078


Community member,

Module, Theming and Documentation commits to multiple Drupal projects. Supporter of Drupal community websites and events

  • Drupal Guru theme: Provides a SMACSS standards-based styleguide-driven theming approach for Drupal 8
  • Co-maintainer of the Drupal Ethereum Module

2008 - 2078

Community member,

Wordpress extensions and community contributions

2010 - 2078

, Activism for data liberation and human freedom

I support organisations and loosely-bound activist groups caring for (data-)freedom, community, right to asylum and political change by working in media/public relations groups, providing digital support and creating and maintaining websites and donations.

  • Public relations groups for local activists
  • Chaos Computer Club (CCC), Cryptoparty
  • Pro Asylum groups

1997 - 2078


Color Management in the Internet (Thesis, German), Thorsten Krug, 2006-01-01

This document is an investigation of previous approaches for Color Management within the World Wide Web and analyses recommendations for Color Management of the W3C with respect to cross-media publishing using XML-based documents. The intended audience is web developers aiming to use Color Management functions within web applications. The practical part is about using open source software for server-side image manipulation.

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