a keen eye
‘…because the quality of the works, as well as the effort in creating the works, reveal a mentality and ability to translate and solve several problem areas in an effective, communicative way…’
…from the juror’s motivation to award the Gosse Petersen Prijs 2012, graduating the Arts & Design College. And proud of it!
a keen eye
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Art & Design College/Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht
3-year evening course in Art & Graphic Design. Graduated with Honours. Awarded the Gosse Petersen-prijs.
Course in DTP. Retraining for employees in the creative field. Mainly self-education.
BA in Communications, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HVA,parttime)
preliminary exams in Business Intelligence, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HVA,parttime)
Graduated a customized course of study with an emphasis on Marketing, Advertising and Communications.
Amsterdam University of the Arts, fine arts in education department
3 years in sculpturing, drawing, art history, educational theory and cultural and artistic training. Not graduated.
Havo/ 5 Atheneum, Hertog Jan College Valkenswaard
Creative DTP-artworke at Kids Commotions BV (Utrecht) and Fun2Give (Honkong)
– translating rough designs and styleguides into digital artwork and packaging design ready for manufacturing. 2D and 3D in tin, cardboard, textile and melamine.
– packaging design for retailers such as HEMA, Prénatal, Albert Heijn en Etos.
– Photography and photediting for packaging, online, brand-identity etc.
– designing and creating diecuts for packaging etc.
– Commited and driven, a keen eye for detail. good in workflow and process optimalisation.
– Corporate website managment
-Soft- and hardware administrator
DTP/Prepress, Grafifors Amersfoort
Executive DTP/Prepress artworker.Internship.
Planner/Coördinator Customer Focus Group, Hewlett-Packard Amersfoort
Logisics and parts planning supporting maintanance engineers
Partly responsible for implementing a database driven administration application.
Sabbatical to finish BA in Communications/nurse my firstborn.
Webeditor/contentmanager, Westland/Utrecht Hypotheekbank, ING
Shared responsibility for content and design of Westland Utrecht inter- and extranet.
(photo-)editor and contentmanagement;
executing html- en graphic webdesign;
developing digital communications, consulting and supporting the Marketing and Communications deparment on new media;
supporting the ICT-dept.in developing applications.
Staff Executive, Westland/Utrecht Hypotheekbank, ING
Project assistant on automation and managementinformation projects.
1998 – 1999 Administrative Assistant, Westland/Utrecht Hypotheekbank (ING Bank).
Data entry and assessment of mortgage applications.
september 1990 – december 1998
Lighting Designer/technician, Paradiso Amsterdam
Pre-production and operation, stagemanagment, production assistant, maintanance in support of Paradiso production and visiting tour parties.Resigned voluntarily in order to study again.
Designed, artworked and pre-pressed numerous products and packaging for a wide range of retailers.
Worked from scratch or with a style manual and everything in between. Often using supplied visuals, but as well making my own packshots in a little makesshift ‘studio’.
I feel, sense and hear. I photograph and absorb input. I let it settle. And then I start creating. I add, edit, scratch and sample. And get something in return.