Resume

I am an award winning graphic designer with over 15 years of field experience.
My main focus and passion is minimal design with maximum output and efficiency.

I do know how to code, yet I embrace graphic design the most.

A —standalone— team-player which an extensive range of skills. I adore to write my own tools, scripts, actions to enhance my work flow.

My Value:

Flexible, driven, honest and spontaneous. Thorough knowledge of virtually each Adobe package. In depth knowledge of how programming logic works;
I communicate perfectly with –thus– satisfied developers. Broad expertise in graphic design, typography and developing concepts with optimal ROI.

Skills

General Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Image processing
  • Layout
  • Typography
  • Audio Design

Technical Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Indesign
  • Illustrator
  • Texturing
  • Coding: C#

Additional Skills

  • Unity
  • Animate (Former Flash)
  • Html / Css / Sass / Less
  • Prepros (compiler)
  • Word / Excel

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer — nitras

June 2007— Dec. 2015 (8 years)

Various graphic designer jobs for clients such as: Fruit At Work, Notaries of Europe, Stealth Wheels, Nyrstar, Essenscia, Durabilis, Satellite Furniture, Sophie Rata Photography and more...

Web & Graphic Designer

Group94 (MortierBrigade Tech),Forest & Bold, Comfi Publishing, Gopa Com, ...

2007—2015 (8 years)

Corporate design, layout (magazines, stationary, web pages), products & packaging, record / album sleeves, music promotion, events, image processing.

Varia

Interim, Internship, Freelance

2000—2007 (7 years)

Corporate design, layout (magazines, stationary, web pages), products & packaging, image processing, management, quality assurance.

  • Forest & Bold (Sint-Niklaas — Internship — Graphic Design) – 6 months
  • Volvo Cars (Gent — IT / Networks)
  • ARK (Interim — Sint-Niklaas — Graphic Design)
  • Alfa Print (Bazel — Graphic Design)
  • Nova Natie (Antwerp — Wood Quality Controller / Inspector + Expedition)
  • H&M (Bornem — Expedition)
  • Drukkerij Deckers (Gent — Graphic Design)

Education

Continuous learning — Tutorials

Photoshop, Illustrator, Unity (Game development — C#)

Computer Science — Certified (VDAB) —2006

Actionscript 3 (Flash), Javascript, Fundamental programming techniques and logic.

Certified Artpro & Powertrapper —1999

Qualified training in the use of Artpro (July 12th to 16th)

Corporate Design — 1999

Higro / Viso / Kisp Mariakerke

Primary focus: Expert techniques in providing image material, image reproduction, typography, marketing concept to finished product, logo design, packaging and budgeting.

Additional qualifications: Management

Graphic Design — 1997

Berkenboom Instituut

Primary focus: Training with focus on creative thinking, problem solving, analysis, planning, photography, printing techniques.

1995 - Industrial Science

Awards / Publications

Trivia / Personal Interests