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  1. 1. Graphic Designer / Multimedia Designer /Interaction StrategistMultifunctional • Flexible • SkilledDesign Proficiency• Logo and identity design • Photo retouching• Website design • Campaigns• Ad design • Usability design• Page layout • Interaction design• Illustrations • Mock-ups / presentations• Teamwork / deadlines • Social mediaTechnical ProficiencyPlatforms: Mac OS and Windows XP/Vista/7Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, AdobeDreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Exel, MicrosoftPowerpoint, Microsoft Viso, Imovie, Reading and writing HTML and CSS,Working with CMS, Axure RP pro 6, KeynoteExperienceFebuary 2012-Present, Founder/Owner, ManguruManguru is an online platform that allows users to post and share their do’sand don’ts regarding to business manners when dealing with China. It’s anabsolute must for Dutch businesspeople to do some research into the vastlydifferent Chinese culture before travelling or doing business. The platformgoes beyond existing references on Chinese manners. Ways of polite socialbehaviour are not only described in detail, but also placed in the context ofculture, history and practical, present-day use. This combined informationleads to lists of do’s and don’ts, created around categories of manners anddifferent regions. Using this platform for your preparations, you will be ableto avoid a great deal of unwittingly inappropriate behaviour when doingbusiness with your Chinese counterparts. www.manguru.nlAugust 2008 - September 2012, Sales employee, Praxis RoosendaalPraxis Roosendaal is a shop where you can buy products that are used forconstruction in and around the house. My function was to assist and informpeople about our products.www.praxis.nlFebuary 2011 - June 2011, Trainee Junior designer, ScratchdiskA trainee period in Malaysia at Scratchdisk, located in Kuala Lumpur.Scratchdisk is a boutique creative studio of highly creative and imagina-tive individuals, committed to producing innovative, ground-breaking work.Founded in 2006, scratchdisk has already garnered creative work from over-seas countries like Cambodia and China.www.scratchdisk.bizMarco de Groeninfo@marcodegroen.comwww.marcodegroen.commarco.degroen :FacebookMarcodiGrunni :Twittermarcodegroen :Linkedinmapxolpoen :Skype1/3
  2. 2. August 2007- October 2010, Founder/Owner, Kikai CollectionsKikai Collections was founded in 2007 with as goal to become the largestand most special webhop for jewelry online in Holland. Kikai Collectionsstands for good pricing and high quality jewelry from all sorts of material.The webshop and brand was completely designed by myself and I also wasdirector of the whole agency and webshop. www.kikai-collections.nlAugust 2008 - March 2010, Graphic Designer, Swaans CommunicatieAt this agency I started working more as an advertiser, I madeadvertisements for their online clothing webshop and also helped them withmaking graphic designs and advertisements for their regular customers.Later on I still kept working for theme as a freelancer.www.swaans-communicatie.nlFebuary 2008 - August 2008, Founder/Owner, Crearea ReclameIn 2008 I started my own full service advertising agency. I worked as amultifunctional designer doing my own paperwork and advertising.Contacting customers myself was also part of my job when I was director ofthe agency. Unfortunately due to big competition in and around my city I hadto quit the agency after 6 months and look for a new challenge.www.crearea.nlJuly 2006 - January 2008, Multimedia Designer, POS-FactoryAt this company I first did 2 internships. After that I was offered a job thereas Multimedia Designer. In the 2 years that I worked there I learned manyaspects of Graphic Design. I made websites but also did somecorporate branding. www.posfactory.nlJob responsabilities in general• Manage design and page layout• Creative process, brainstorming• Website layout design and updating• Newsletter design and sending• Design corporate identities• Functional design, usability and interaction• Manage Ads• Customer service• PresentationsEducation1999 - 2003, VMBO theoretische leerweg landbouw2004 - 2007, MBO Multimedia Designer2008 - 2012, HBO Communication and Multimedia designAwards2006, Gouden Pauw Award with POS FactoryCategory: displays for cars and accessories2006, Gouden Pauw Award with POS FactoryCategory: displays for Instore CommunicationMarco de Groeninfo@marcodegroen.comwww.marcodegroen.commarco.degroen :FacebookMarcodiGrunni :Twittermarcodegroen :Linkedinmapxolpoen :Skype2/3
  3. 3. ReferencesCrearea ReclamePerson: Michel van Dongen, Said MakhoutContact details: +31 165 32 66 62,Swaans CommunicatiePerson: Miriam SwaansContact details: +31 13 460 03 39ScratchdiskPerson: Vernon ChanContact details: +6.03.7496.9098Personal Information• 26 years old, born on 21-07-1986, The Netherlands, Roosendaal• Nationality: Dutch• Married and father of a son• Drivers licence• Languages: Dutch, English, German, French• Passion for Badminton, Formula 1, Social Media and Design• Places to travel: The Netherlands and Malaysia• Accurate, Motivated, Teamplayer, Stress freeMarco de Groeninfo@marcodegroen.comwww.marcodegroen.commarco.degroen :FacebookMarcodiGrunni :Twittermarcodegroen :Linkedinmapxolpoen :Skype3/3