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meWORK EXPERIENCE

 

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.

 

EDUCATION

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

 

OTHER INTERESTS

Traveling, Typography, Cooking & Enjoying a good cappuccino!