As a Team, We Grow Beyond Ourselves.

We work in a structured and creative way. We think outside the box and solve every problem precisely. We understand complicated things and make them simple. We are able to see every detail as well as the big picture. We plan precisely and react spontaneously. We fight for the best idea and satisfied customers. We love our agency, our work and the life itself. We put ourselves apart and pull ourselves together again. We never stop learning and pass our knowledge. We are about 50 permanently employed professionals and rebels, managers and artists, nerds and communication professionals - each one an expert, together ingenious. As a team, we do our best to help our customers to move forward every day. Therefore, the agency has been growing for 30 years.

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Alexander Strizhakov

Engineering Director

+380 63 779 75-32

Engineering Director Alexander is responsible for corporate development at the Kiev site. With both feet firmly planted in his fast-paced environment, he uses agile methods to optimize Blackbit's operational processes. To this end, he sets up project teams, implements SDLC practices in all areas of the company and develops cross-organizational and cross-project processes.

Alexander Tkachuk

Frontend Development

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Highly motivated and with a clear focus, Alexander routinely steers through the front-end. The computer engineer combines art and science in his work as a front-end developer and makes the customers' wishes come true with Styla, PhpStorm & Co. The goal: a well-structured and high-quality code for a flawless playout.

He is still working on his work-life balance, but one thing is clear: no matter whether it's private or professional – nothing works without coffee! 

Alexandr Kogut

Backend Development

Alexandr has already gained a lot of professional experience as a full-stack developer and is now focusing on the backend at Blackbit. His ambitious attitude and his eye for seamless cooperation between back- and fron-tend convinces customers and Blackbit alike. His ability to work in a team is also in demand after work, because that's when team player Alexandr likes to work off his energy by playing volleyball or table tennis.

André Reß

Head of Online Marketing

+49 551 506 75-66

André has basically become a search engine himself and at Blackbit he holds his hand over everything concerning SEA and SEO. Together with the other one he looks after his key accounts and takes care of strategic project conception. With his eyes firmly fixed on his goal, he proves to have staying power and a lot of patience, just like when jogging and sailing or rowing in his free time.

Andrii Fedorchenko

Andrii Fedorchenko

Frontend Development

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Anett Michael

Text / Social Media / SEO

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Anett is so social: When it comes to community management or social media marketing and texts for websites, blogs and online shops, Anett accommodates all those with SEO-optimised texts and holds the pen up for target group justice.

She always has her audience in mind when juggling her many hobbies. Whether crocheting, knitting, textile upcycling, writing for her own blog or building insect hotels: the customer is king – or queen, if it's bees.

Anton Pomyluiko

Frontend Development

Highly motivated, inquisitive, and persevering: Anton works on his skills and realizes the wishes of our customers in the frontend. Fine-tuned interfaces with precise designs, intuitive design of multi-page websites, and outstanding results for mobile devices - the frontend developer knows what matters. 

With his Master's degree in Metrology and Information Measurement Technology from the renowned Ihor Sikorskyj Polytechnic Institute in Kyiv and as a true pimcore enthusiast, Blackbit is the right place for him! In his private life, he is passionate about the football club Arsenal London.

Arian Juwig

Backend Development

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Bohdan Skuba

Software Engineering

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At Blackbit, the motivated PHP developer Bohdan gets everything out of himself and raises the bar high. As a multi-tasker, he immerses himself in his work and successfully moves projects forward with the necessary extra portion of responsibility. True to his motto: "Do everything better than the others".

Christian Brandt

Key Account Management

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Driven by his great affinity for technology, Christian collects theoretical knowledge at university and puts it into practice in the agency's everyday work. He is enthusiastic about learning the open source software Pimcore and knows how to skillfully use his acquisition skills at the Göttingen location.

Away from our headquarters, the convinced boy scout and passionate piano player spreads good cheer in the gaming community - when he's not spending his free time with his loved ones.

Christina Worbs

ERP / Controlling

+49 551 506 75-47

Christina loves numbers, which is why she became a graduate mathematician. Her interest in financial controlling led her to the rapidly growing Blackbit Office in Göttingen, where she manages the important figures: From location controlling for Kiev, to liquidity planning, to checking project profitability - Christina knows her stuff. She confidently masters Blackbit's internal ERP system, always in close contact with the manufacturer and keeping a close eye on the black figures. In her free time, the most she can do is score points at tennis, when she's not doing something nice with her family.

Christoph Klöppner

Application Development

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Application developer Christoph builds digital commerce platforms on a solid Pimcore foundation. As an accomplished backend builder with more than 20 years of experience, he completes even the most challenging projects for our customers. Away from the construction site, the Göttingen native belongs to his wife and two daughters. And then it's off to the bathtub with Podcast!

Daniel Bartschies

E-Commerce Development

+49 551 506 75-0

Our experienced web developer Daniel spends most of his time on the installation, configuration and customization of xt:Commerce systems as well as data migration processes. For this purpose he makes adjustments in Pimcore to enable flawless transfer to xt:Commerce.

In his spare time the culinary creative likes to transfer food from the plate to his stomach and always likes to share his creations with others.

Daniel Gerlach

Management

+49 551 506 75-18

For everyone and everything there, he is not too bad for anything. As co-founder and half of the double management team, Daniel advises clients on strategy and sales. At Blackbit, he organizes operational processes, is responsible for commercial matters, takes care of new and existing personnel, does the purchasing and sometimes even takes the drill himself.

Daniel is a real family man: in his private life as well as in the company organization and customer relations. As time goes on, everything gains in quality.

David Gottschalk

Key Account Management / Business Development

+49 551 506 75-55

At David, it's essentially about three things: winning customers, advising and supporting them - and all this without a break. No problem, because as a passionate cyclist he is firmly in the saddle and has the necessary stamina to go the extra mile for some customers. Pull, David!

Dennis Korbginski

Head of Application Development

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Our leadership in application development: Dennis floats above things, as well as all processes around the development of applications for our customers. He is responsible for the technical project conception, calculates the expected workload, reliably evaluates new technologies and leads the development team in new tasks. In his private life he is not far from this, because his leisure time is also dominated by technology: Netflix, games and YouTube provide the necessary diversion.

Dmytro Derkach

Dmytro Derkach

Backend Development

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Emre Gül

Distribution

+49 551 506 75-79

Emre is the good soul of our Berlin office. With an enormous know-how around the different shop systems, modules and templates she scores as an expert for online shop projects. Her tasks include consulting and sales as well as the competent and long-term support of existing Blackbit customers. Emre prefers to recharge her energy stores during long walks along the Spree.

Gabi Hebenstreit

Project Management

+49 551 506 75-78

Our customer sympathizer looks deep into their soul to translate their wishes into programmable images for our developers. Where smoke rises, it is not far away. As a fire extinguisher in emergencies and an active arsonist for new ideas, project manager Gabi is committed to her customers and also ignites the spark for customer projects with our developers. After a fire - uh, after work, consuming HIIT or cardio workouts must burn in the muscles until the stove is finally out.

Jan Walther

Senior Developer / Architect

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Oh, Jan! Conception and development of Pimcore-based master data management solutions, implementation of interfaces between Pimcore and external systems - e.g. for enterprise resource planning, online stores, marketplaces - as well as the creation of reusable plug-ins and consulting of customers regarding economic and technical challenges. 

Jan Wieland

Frontend and Backend Development

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Jan Wieland is employed by Blackbit as a full stack developer. He started programming privately as early as 1985, and since 2012 he has turned his passion into his profession. Born in Göttingen, he is responsible for the development of front- and backend solutions. In his free time, he enjoys taking photographs in nature and playing billiards with passion.

Jan Fuchsmann

Lead DevOps Engineer

He skillfully turns the right screws until every process runs optimally - ideally independently. As a master of process optimization and automation, Jan is our man for DevOps management and draws on a toolbox brimming with years of experience. The certified Red Hat Engineer convinces with his skills as a team player as well as the ultimate overview from the smallest to the largest process.

He not only has an open ear for his colleagues: Jan is a trained sound engineer and plays bass and double bass in his spare time.

Jana Hartmann

Web Design

+49 551 506 75-0

Jana is at home in the Adobe Creative Cloud - expressive graphic and web design is her passion. Even during the heaviest downpour, the designer does not lose her cool and with the help of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & Co she fulfils the wishes of our customers. She also creates extensive catalogues using the EasyCatalog software. After work, creative head Jana likes to grab a pencil and modelling clay or devote herself to her second hobby: sport shooting and hunting.

Johannes Wawra

Backend Development

With a passion for mathematics and computer science, his path was set early on. He followed his heart and studied information and media technology. Johannes thus clearly rejected his parents' wish for a career as a musician. He now makes our wishes come true and enriches our team with his skills as a backend dev and his open, cordial manner.

And what else? Sleeping in, going to the lake for a swim, improvising on the keyboard, painting a picture, cuddling with his girlfriend and maybe watching a great PIXAR film - that's how Johannes recharges his batteries.

Kerstin Schmitz

Media Design / Proofreading

+49 551 506 75-0

Kerstin is a media designer and proofreader - what was set in Latin letters at Blackbit has seen her stern eagle eye. Her meticulousness arises from her deep love for language. And because everything is allowed in war and love, she mercilessly pulls out the red pencil in the fight against weird formulations, crooked metaphors and limping comparisons. One also learns the difference between raven and crow mother from her.

Leon Ewert

Online-Marketing

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Lisa Kleffner

Project Management

+49 551 506 75-71

Lisa sees herself as a gardener who plants desolate landscapes at the customer's request and advises them in the selection of suitable plants. Structure is everything, which is why she is tirelessly insisting on the timely implementation of her planting calendar - from planting the seeds to harvesting. She continues to work in strict rhythm after work: fixed dinners with the family, weight training or agility with her hunting dog. Only a full week is a good week!

Marie Amelie Elbeshausen

Media Designer

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Media designer Marie conjures up impressive graphics, adds the finishing touches to pictures and then gets everything ready for printing. In order to find a balance to her sedentary everyday office life, she goes up high. Because on weekends she likes to go on a big tour in the Harz Mountains. What she hasn't seen on her trips, she simply adds at home. Because the loving cat mommy not only likes to illustrate analog, but with the help of her iPad she lets every conceivable animal appear in her photos of excursions. As if there are no unicorns in the Harz Mountains!

Marileen Bücklers

Frontend Development

+49 551 506 75-0

Marileen, front-end developer at the Hamburg site, skilfully combines function and aesthetics in HTML. Her screen designs simply perform beautifully. Experienced in frontend development and newsletter implementation, she has already created websites for major brands and companies. She gets new input from her online studies of media informatics. Off-the-job she also gets everyone in shape – as a mother or trainer for Zumba and aerobics.

Mario Leinweber

Project Management

+49 551 506 75-36

Mario trains the necessary stamina for project management by road cycling and running, while patience and tact are honed by horseback riding and gardening. The constant motivation to learn something new predestines him for the responsible job of mediating between all channels. At the end of a successful day with his Tribe in the office, he returns to his farm and enjoys the peace and quiet at his wife's side.

Martin Onken

Working Student Marketing

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Martyna Mozolewska

Project Management

+49 551 506 75-0

Martyna Mozolewska, with a bachelor's degree in economics and a wide range of experience from a variety of industries, is ideally placed for the turbulent job of project manager. She has already proven her resistance to stress at a Hamburg television production company, a doctoral company and a law firm. When she's not busy roving about, she enjoys baking, keeping fit or exploring the world on her travels.

Maximilian Herrmann

Backend Development

+49 551 506 75-0

Max is a backend developer and our agency sunshine. Eight o'clock in the morning at the agency: The coffee machine is working, the computer is booted up, and Max is already in a good mood at the start and is highly motivated to take care of the backend to the delight of our customers.

A good day for Max only ends when, after a successful day at work, he once again demonstrates his discipline in the dojo at his great offline passion WingTsun.

Nadine Bachert-Brückner

Administration / Financial Accounting

+49 551 506 75-10

Nadine has always been good at memorizing numbers and is simply great with them. That's why she handles all the processes involved in planning, controlling, documentation and cost accounting for the company. This way she arrives at the overall result and can document the financial situation as well as changes in inventories - she thus determines what remains at the bottom line.

In her private life, she likes to turn her back on the realm of numbers and reset her computer in the fresh air - by bike or on foot and with her family and dog.

Nadine Bisikati

Assistance to the Management

+49 551 506 75-74

Don't mess with Nadine! As head of the operative business she takes over everything concerning the organisation and control of the operational processes. Controlling is also in the hands of the avowed control freak. Nadine also describes herself as impatient, direct, impulsive, open and loud - just as you would wish your colleagues to be. Only in her free time, when she meets friends for cooking or when she travels around the world, does she sometimes become quite quiet.

Natalia Beznosko

Junior Front End Engineer

+380 63 779 75-32

Front-end developer with a soft spot for design and a passion for technology. As soon as Natalia sits at the laptop and the hot coffee steams in the cup next to her, her thoughts flow almost by themselves. "If you can dream it, you can achieve it" is more than just a guiding principle for her: she lives and loves developing and outgrows herself every day. On weekends, she likes to retreat and loves to spend time with her family, preferably by the sea.

Olaf Guse

Art Direction

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Art Director Olaf plays on a wide range of experience and composes web designs in Wordpress, so that our customers' websites and online stores offer something to the eye. After work, he and his blues band play in the rehearsal room. Teamwork, tact and precise timing are at least as important there as in the morning in the agency.

Olena Kitova

Project Management

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Olena is the calm in person. Her talent for language and her friendly manner are not only appreciated by her colleagues - she also gives everything to satisfy her customers. Solution-oriented and pragmatic, she wants to grasp all the backgrounds and processes in order to understand the big picture. To relax, she spends time in the fresh air running or driving and loves to release as much adrenaline as possible while snowboarding.

Patrick Bitzer

E-Commerce Development

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Fullstack web developer Patrick makes sure that everything looks great on the go and performs optimally. For him, free time means family time and if there's something left on his time account, he likes to grab his camera and take pictures or browse the web for tutorials and video courses to broaden his horizon.

Patrick Linner

Frontend Development

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Paul Vetter

Text & Concept

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Sometimes creative, sometimes very dry and objective texts & concepts that are tailored to the needs of customers and target groups and sharpen Blackbit's self-marketing - that's Paul's world. Whether online or offline, for the blog, in fast moving social media or for corporate publishing of Bestand.

Content is also king in his private life: As a daddy, foodie and fitness junkie, Paul also feeds the Instagram Feed tirelessly from home. #liebezumlöffeln

Philipp Zettler

Online Marketing

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Philipp is one of our SEO/SEA specialists and increases the online visibility of our clients with creative and accurate marketing campaigns. Philipp's nature proves that still waters are truly deep: Behind his reserved and calm manner lies burning passion. Whether Google Ads or content optimisation, Philipp sinks into his projects with focus - both during work and in private.
 
With patient precision, he draws comics in his spare time until he is drawn to the restful silence of nature. For it is while running through the deepest forests that he recharges his batteries. His motivation and perseverance pay off twice over: In the development of result-oriented marketing strategies as well as his private goal No. 1: running a marathon.

Robin Selmer

Web Development

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As a front-end developer, Robin is the interface between technology and design - he makes sure that our customers' websites look and feel great on all popular devices. His sharp eye for detail and his love of order help to achieve this. After work, we experience Robin as a world saviour in video games or off-screen as a motorcyclist, barbecue master and avowed cat lover.

Roman Lytin

Frontend Development

Highly concentrated and motivated, our front-end developer Roman takes on the most difficult design challenges. His work demands: user-friendly features, perfect visuals and happy customers. He is just as familiar with PhpStorm, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator as he is with the frameworks Vue, React and Tailwind CSS. Since his heart beats for programming, Roman often sits at the computer in his free time. Besides codes, he also enjoys reading a good book - or the thoughts of his opponent in a game of chess.

Sarah Schüssler

Front End Development

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Sarah joined our team directly from the web development boot camp to further develop her frontend skills as a trainee. Thanks to her curious and open mindset, she is making rapid progress. In the process, the biology graduate proves to be a team player of the likeable kind and has quickly found her niche.

Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time in nature: whether hiking with her partner or tending to her balcony - surrounded by botanical beauties, Sarah clears her head.

Sebastian Giemsch

Social Media Manager

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Sergey Kiryakhno

Project Management

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Builder of bridges, understander and mediator: Sergey listens, translates and creates clarity. After studying German, he gained experience in project management. His overview, combined with his communication skills, makes him the ideal link between Germany and Ukraine. Thus, he builds bridges by coordinating transcontinental IT projects for Blackbit with charm and experience.

After work, he exercises his open mind in strategic thinking with a game of chess or lets his thoughts run free while cycling - the main thing is to be far away from the computer.

Sergiy Osipchuk

Senior Full Stack Developement

+380 63 779 75-32

Always ready for the next challenge, with his eyes on the horizon. Sergiy's clear, direct communication and quick thinking drive customer projects forward and fit perfectly with Blackbit's agile organisational concept. During the day he shines in Pimcore, in the evening he dreams of a trip around the world. Keep it up, Sergiy!

Serhii Shatylo

Senior Software Engineering

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Serhii feels at home in the Internet of Things. He even takes the development of hardware and software with him after work and integrates his passion into all areas of his life. The full-blooded PHP developer with an enthusiasm for the world of birds and everything to do with the open-source platform Pimcore prefers to spend his free time together with his family in unknown and preferably quiet places of unspoiled nature.

Siska Wilde

Art Direction

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Our all-round energy bundle: As a passionate art director, Siska plans, coordinates and accompanies all creative processes in our projects. This starts with the development of concepts, goes far beyond image editing and layout creation and doesn't end with the implementation of advertising measures in print and digital. Where does Siska get the power for all this? Spending time with her dog lady baby, rhythmic Zumba workouts and lots of sun - preferably under the Spanish sky.

Sören Dammert

Web Development

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One customer, one solution. Sören finds and develops them, always tailored to the customer and his needs. To do this, he analyses the technical requirements, models the solution and implements it. In this way, he always learns new things and is always learning more. No wonder, because in his private life he also likes to broaden his horizons, try out new things, is undyingly in love with details and passionately defends his opinions. Perhaps one could even be hooded, discussing is his hobby.

Sören Lerbs

Sören Lerbs

Project Management

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Stefano Viani

Management

+49 551 506 75-50

As Executive Director of Blackbit digital Commerce GmbH, Stefano Viani manages all areas of the agency across its offices located in Göttingen, Hamburg, Berlin and Kiew. He is passionate about developing marketing strategies and implementing them as concrete measures.

In his spare time, Stefano rides his motorcycle or works out in the gym.

Thorsten Butenhoff

Senior Online Marketing

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His subtle humour is enchanting, but Thorsten doesn't just ensure the best mood between people: the figures of our e-commerce customer projects also put us in a good mood. With calm and understanding, he creates precise analyses and chooses the ideal keywords for our customers' SEO requirements. Whether B2B or B2C, Thorsten knows what makes a good e-commerce business and is passionate about using his many years of experience for our customers. Away from Google Ads, you can find him on the sidelines of a pitch: there his attention is focused on the ice hockey team he coaches.

Valeriia Zaviriukha

Frontend Development

+380 63 779 75-32

For Valeriia, developing a deeper understanding means not just scratching the surface, but diving deep into a subject. Shopware 6, CMS, xt:Commerce and Styla - Valeriia has already acquired a decent portfolio, which she is continuously expanding. Her latest hobbyhorse is the JavaScript web framework Vue.js. In her private life, too, she is very inquisitive: she is passionate about history, costumes from different eras and the way of life of the people - whereby she prefers the renaissance of Italy and Spain. She strictly separates these very different fields of interest and keeps her tasks in focus.

Vyacheslav Semeniy

QA Automation Engineering

+380 63 779 75-32

The fact that Vyacheslav likes to take responsibility for things explains his choice of profession, because the quality automation developer checks whether everything is running as it should. If that's not the case, he gets behind it until it works again. When he's not busy looking for improvements and optimisation options, he's deepening his Python knowledge for an automated efficient workflow. A perfect Sunday for him means spending time with his wife or optimising his skills on the wakeboard.

Wanja Fabian

CMS Software Development

The trained IT specialist for system integration combines creativity with the utmost care and a penchant for logic. Coupled with his joy of experimentation, this makes for an exciting mix of skills, ideal for his work in CMS software development and front-end development via WordPress.

The perfect Sunday? Wanja sleeps in late and lets his mind wander, while he also takes a long walk - far from having to waste a single thought on deadlines.

Yuliia Shynder

UX/UI-Design

+380 63 779 75-32

Yuliia is no stranger to the concept of work-life balance, quite the opposite: as a UX/UI designer, she not only sees design as a tool for web design in client projects, she also finds the aspects of UX/UI in her everyday life. Everything she touches, she does with enthusiasm and dedication - be it the perfect interface for a web shop or the detailed, artistic embroidery of a cushion. Yuliia's design passion is boundless, just like her love for cats.

Yurii Tartachnyi

Big Commerce Frontend Development

Yurii is our expert for all BigCommerce projects. He loves the challenges that come with his work as a front-end developer and is tireless in his search for the optimal solution - tailor-made for his customers.
In his free time, he likes to travel with his family and dog or enjoy board game evenings with his friends.