Manuel Wieser

I’m Manuel Wieser


Third-Person Biography™

Manuel is Lead Web Developer at, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and writes about Front-End Development, Games und Digital Art on his personal blog

Work Experience

since Nov, 2017

Lead Web Developer GmbH, Linz 🇦🇹

Technical leadership of a cross-functional Scrum/Kanban team. Responsible for code quality (security, performance, extensibility/scalability …), architecture, stakeholder communication, technical concepts and technology evaluation, training and mentoring of fellow developers. Assistance in recruiting and employer branding topics (open-source projects and developer blog; external talks, trainings and workshops …)

since Mar, 2018


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg 🇦🇹

Teaching “Hypermedia User Experience Engineering” in the “Interactive Media” program. Topics include JavaScript, front-end frameworks (mainly Vue.js), tooling (webpack, Parcel, …), Progressive Web Apps, client/server communication (REST APIs, WebSockes, NoSQL, …), GraphQL, unit testing, end-to-end testing, and other front-end development matters.

Jun, 2014Oct, 2017

Senior Front-End Developer GmbH, Linz 🇦🇹

Feb, 2017Sep, 2017


University of Applied Sciences Kufstein, Tirol 🇦🇹

Supervision of a master’s thesis in the “Web Communication & Information Systems” program.

Oct, 2012May, 2014

Front-End Developer Entertainment GmbH, Linz 🇦🇹

Oct, 2009Jun, 2012


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg 🇦🇹

Jul, 2011Apr, 2012

CG & VFX Generalist

MEDIASQUAD Medienentwicklungs- und Vertriebs-GmbH, Brixlegg 🇦🇹

Mar, 2010Jun, 2010

2D/3D Artist

APEX Gaming Technology GmbH, Hagenberg 🇦🇹

Jul, 2009Aug, 2009

CG & VFX Generalist

Friendly Fire Communications GmbH, Vienna 🇦🇹

Dec, 2008Jan, 2009

2D/3D Artist

VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH, Vienna 🇦🇹


Oct, 2010Oct, 2012

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg 🇦🇹

Digital Arts

Master of Arts in Arts and Design – magna cum laude
Master’s thesis on “Spatial orientation and navigation in three-dimensional game environments using diegetic and immersive interfaces”

Oct, 2007Jul, 2010

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg 🇦🇹

Media Technology and Design

Bachelor of Science in Engineering – cum laude
Bachelor’s thesis on “Transhumanistic character design in Japanese animation at the beginning of the 21st century”

Sep, 2002Jun, 2007

HTL Anichstraße, Innsbruck 🇦🇹

Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, Betriebsinformatik

Reifeprüfung – cum laude
Diploma thesis on “Economy simulation as real-time strategy game with artificial intelligence

Manuel Wieser, BSc MA

I’m an experienced front-end developer and versatile digital artist. I’m into building websites and creating content for real-time rendering, film and animation. I’m also a bearded hacker making games with my friends.

You can contact me via GitHub, Twitter or [email protected].

I’m currently working as a technical lead and full-stack web developer for, making software that helps people find the job of their dreams.