I'M MARTIJN, A UX DESIGNER WHO CREATIVELY INTEGRATES THE USER'S NEEDS WITH TECHY BUSINESS

Most of the time you can find me concepting & designing for challenging projects at Exitable! Below you can view some teasing (side)projects of my own I am quite fond off. If you would like to know more about them - or just want to say hi - you can always contact me.

MY CURRICULUM VITAE,
IN FIVE STEPS

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UX/WEB designer Exitable

Sep 2015 – recent

A new adventure is waiting for me as a Jr. UX designer at Exitable. Their homebase can be found in Weert.


Freelance UX designer

Jan 2015 - recent

I Started my own freelance business in supporting companies improving the user's experience with their product, service and/or system. It was an eye-opener for me where I met, learned and did business with various passioned people in different work areas.


Student Assistant

Jan 2014 – Mar 2014 (3 months | Eindhoven)

Analyzing raw user profile data and highlighting important findings to create micro stories for design research purposes.

Co-founder & Designer toDefine

May 2011 - Mar 2013 (1year +10 months | Eindhoven)

Multiple projects as the Sfera project, an interactive 3D globe for enhancing customer experience in a shopping environment. Consultancy, experience design and animation.


Internship Studio Baan

Sep 2010 – Feb 2011 (6 months | Venlo)

Multiple projects suchs as interior design, trend forecasting, websupport, graphic design, brand identity.


Supermarket Assistant Jan Linders

Mar 2007 – Jan 2015 (7 years +10 months | Echt)

Active as a supporting employer among multiple departments. The tasks are generally known as; grocery-man (main), shelf filler and cashier.

Industrial Design Master

2013 – 2014 (University of Technology Eindhoven)

Master of Science (MSc)


Industrial Design Bachelor

2008 – 2013 (University of Technology Eindhoven)

Bachelor of Science (BSc)


Nature and Health + IT course

2002 – 2008 (Connect College, Echt)

Atheneum (VWO)

User Experience Design

Creative thinking, user centered design, interaction design, service design, business process design, visualizing & communication


Design Process

Context exploration, multidisciplinary teamwork, brainstorming, ideation techniques, iterations, reflective, project management, continuous learning, service blueprints, business model canvas


Prototyping

Low-Fi prototyping, Hi-Fi prototyping, model making, laser cutting, wearables, integrating technology, paper prototypes, wire-frames, demo application design

Research

User research, user profiles, qualitative, quantitative, usability evaluations, usability observations, methodology, persona’s


Design Tools (software)

Adobe (After Effects, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Illustrator, Indesign, Muse, Photoshop, Premiere), Microsoft office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Visio), Google Sketch-up, SolidWorks, Arduino, HTML


Languages

Dutch (native), English (professional level), German (beginner level)

EGGY at Yksi Expo: Tentoonstelling Onbeperkt!

Jan 2015 - May 2015 (the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

EGGY at Cure & Care Expo: Quality of Life

Dec 2014 - Mar 2015 (the city of Taipei, Taiwan)

EGGY at Festival De Energieke Samenleving

Dec 2014 (the city of ‘s Hertogenbosh, Netherlands)

Speaker SLC: World Health & Design Forum 2014

Okt. 2014 (the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

EGGY at Dutch Design Week 2014: G/OUD

Okt 2014 (the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

Finalist (SLC): Slimmer Leven Challenge 2014

June 2014 (the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

BrainsAwards winner 2014: Livability price

May 2014 (the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

Speaker SIXPACK study-trip: Aarhus University

Apr 2013 (the city of Aalhus, Denmark)

GLOW: SHIFT installation

Nov 2012 (the city of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

In my spare time you can find me:

Traveling and photography; exploring new cultures and capturing them.

Being social or physically active with friends (whether inside a bar or on the (online) playground). Or helping them out with side projects.

Learning something new (currently, Twitter Bootstrap and just finished my motorcycle lessons).