Sigurd Vikene

Sigurd Vikene

Full Stack Developer @ Sikt in Bergen, He/him

👋 Software engineer with a keen interest in system architecture, UX, psychology and artificial intelligence. Diverse background in various creative disciplines, including graphic design. Passionate about music, humor, and game design. TypeScript✨

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Projects

2023

Portal allowing users to access, visualize and share data from the European Social Survey. The ESS is a long running and award winning multinational study supplying researchers and policy makers with high quality insights into societal changes across the continent.

2022

Designed and developed Stoff Magasin's new website.

Stoff is a non-profit magazine for young adults in Bergen - focusing on in-depth, courageous and creative journalism within culture and social issues.

Education

2020 — Now

A in machine learning and Python/Java courses, B in algorithms

2019 — 2020
Psychology at Universitetet i Bergen
2016 — 2017
Media, IKT & design at Høgskulen i Volda

Work Experience

2023 — 2023

Was brought onto the ESS project part-time after my internship to continue production while completing my degree this semester.

2023 — 2023
Bergen

Spent the summer designing and implementing a user registration/profile solution for the European Social Survey's new data portal, which was subsequently integrated into production.

2022 — 2023
Board member at Stoff Magasin

Remained with the magazine as a board member as well as developing its new website - reducing its codebase 4x and increasing load speeds 10x.

2018 — 2022
Bergen

Led voluntary designers in assembling a total of 15 monthly print issues, and designed the magazine's city guide for 3 consecutive years.

2017 — 2017
Volda

Norway's largest and oldest documentary festival - all made possible by students. Worked on this year's visual profile, print materials, social assets, merch and more.

2014 — 2016
Graphic Designer at Freelance

Financed my high school graduation by creating high quality but questionable vector materials for other graduates across the country, as well as working with local contractors.

Side Projects

2023

Explored the Material 3 system when prototyping a simple recycling app for a university project.