October 2003 – present Freelance Graphic Designer, New York
Created identities/websites for: a pediatric practice in NYC, a London-based fine linnen company, a NYC advocacy company, a Charter School North Adams, MA. Currently working on the creation of a website for mediation practice in Brooklyn, NY.
September 1999 – August 2001 Freelance PR & Marketing Consultant, Singapore
Role: advising on pr and marketing strategy, commercial launch, media approach, event organization, compiling content for printed material, briefing designers.
Writing of: corporate brochures, international newsletters, direct marketing material, press releases and features intranet.
Print & production: hired and supervised designers, editing, proofreading.
Clients: Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, Sine-Tronics Technologies, Exact Software, KPN Asia.
September 1997 – June 1999 Account manager, Manning, Salvage & Lee, The Netherlands
Role: advising on pr strategy, sponsorship strategy, commercial launch, media approach, event organization, compiling content for printed material, briefing designers.
Writing of: corporate brochures, social annual report, international newsletters, staff magazines, features and press releases. Print & production: hired and supervised designers, editing, proofreading, co-ordination of distribution.
Clients: NBM-Amstelland, University Hospital Maastricht, Robeco Group, BP-Amoco, Philips, Domestic Appliances and Personal Care, Samsung Electronics, The Boeing Company, Lucent Technologies.
August 1995 – October 1997 Freelance Copywriter/Editor in Dutch language, The Netherlands
Role: copywriter, editor and proofreader of three trade magazines on freight and public transport and copywriter of several Dutch governmental publications.
Clients: Nederlands Vervoer, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Transportation, Van den Boom Group.
September 2004– June 2005 Web design & construction, Web Graphics, Dreamweaver
July 2003 Intensive one-week workshop with Stefan Sagmeister, SVA
February 2002 – June 2003 Certificate Graphic Design Program, Parsons
September 1990 – July 1995 Dutch Language & Literature, MA, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Traveling, Typography, Cooking & Enjoying a good cappuccino!