Interaction and Usability design lead with design project management experience. With a firm grasp on front-end and back-end technologies I make sure that the designs my team and I provide, are rock-solid and functional.
Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Animate
Technical Tools: Visual Studio, Dreamweaver, VS Code (Mac), Git, Koala
Interaction and UX design
UX Team Management
Start-up & Enterprise experience
Desktop & Mobile design
Experienced with PC & Mac
Designed, built and managed the e-learning platform (on desktop and mobile) and accompanying CMS platform that was used by clients like: FOX Television, SiriusXM, Dole, Broadway Musicals (Sweet Charity, Chicago), Switzerland Tourism, and many others.
Created and managed multiple UX and design teams for World Online, G4 Connect, NedStat and set up multiple usability labs, style pattern guides and usability platforms.
I was the lead Interaction Designer for 'The Dream of the Panda' themepark attraction of the WWF.
UX Experience Award Winner for the Bibliobus (interactive mobile library system for elderly).
08/2016 to Current
Sr. UX ConsultantAccolade － Plymouth Meeting, PADuring a massive migration to a new platform, Accolade Inc hired me as a consultant to support the existing UX team (design, wireframing, comp design), but also to introduce the UX Style Patterns, UX prototyping and setting up a usability lab for both desktop as well as mobile testing.
12/2005 to 02/2015
VP of TechnologyG4 Connect － Montclair, NJ
During my time at G4, I have designed and developed (from scratch) the e-learning CMS platform 'November', the dynamic front-end interface for both desktops as well as mobile devices for multiple of our clients, and built up the development and design departments.
Clients who used these platforms: SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Mitsubishi, FOX Television, The Dominican Republic, Broadway musicals (Chicago, Sweet Charity, Sweet Charity on Tour), Switzerland Tourism, Dole, Canon and many others.
01/2001 to 10/2005
Sr. Usability Design ConsultantLogica CMG － Amstelveen, NetherlandsAs a Sr. usability and multimedia design consultant I have been leading the design for many clients like: the WWF, NYU, Abn-Amro Bank NV, the Freudenthal Institute, Volkswagen, the Department of Justice (the Netherlands), the Department of Social affairs and Employment and many others.
04/2000 to 12/2000
Sr. Interaction DesignerNedstat bv. － Diemen, NetherlandsI was recruited by the new CEO of NedStat bv. because of my skills in setting up a new design department. I have guided the company towards the implementation of a complete corporate and product-wide re-design, as well as creating the design team to support the new direction the company was going towards.
11/1999 to 03/2000
Sr. Interaction DesignCentric － Nieuwegein, NetherlandsI was hired to join the small but very powerful Interaction Design team of Vision (later Centric). There I have worked on multiple corporate sites for Centric itself, and lead the design of smaller web and applications.
10/1997 to 08/1999
Sr. Graphic Design, Interaction DesignWorld Online bv － Vianen, NetherlandsI co-founded the design department (World Online Studios) for the quickly growing World Online b.v. and have been providing the designs for the online productions of many of the company's clients, like: Microsoft, The Free Record shop, The Cannes Film Festival, Telfort, and some national celebrities. I was also the main designer for the merged ISP The Internet Plaza.
Bachelor of Arts: Interaction DesignUniversity of the Arts, Utrecht － Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands