Hello!

Hello!

I'm Gaël, a twenty-nine year old skateboarder from the Netherlands.

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Apart from flicking a mean kickflip, I have a full-time job as a User Experience Designer, at Clockwork in Amsterdam.

Maker since I was a kid. Tidy as they come. Crafter of functional animation. Part of the team. Shooting 35mm film. Writing on various topics. Skateboarder doing some flips. Born and raised in the South-West of the Netherlands. Did some studies in Rotterdam and Tampere, Finland. Moved to the East of the Netherlands together with my beautiful wife.

Work experience

Clockwork

June 2018 - Present

User Experience Design

Clients

ABN AMRO. Achmea. Bindinc. HZPC. ING. Ingenico. KPMG. MijnDomein. NS. Omoda. Ordina. Praxis. Port of Rotterdam. Rabobank. Ridder. Schiphol Real Estate. Studystore.

Greenberry

June 2016 - May 2018

User Experience Design

Clients

Achmea. Centraal Beheer.  Dierenpark Amersfoort. Gemeente Nijmegen. Grand'Italia. Heineken. Hogeschool Utrecht. Intermediair. KRO NCRV. MijnDomein. Nationale Energiecommissie. Nespresso. Rabobank. SIDN. Tippiq. Travel Essence. Veka Shipyards. Zilveren Kruis.

Demola, Tampere

December 2014 - April 2016

UX - & Visual Design

Clients

Demola Tampere, Finland. National Library Finland. Universtity of Tampere.

Education

Msc. Human Technology Interaction

August 2014 - June 2016

University of Applied Sciences, Tampere - Finland.

Courses

Human Technology Interaction. Psychology. Project work. Statistics.

Graduation topic

Transparency in Adaptive Mobile User Interfaces. Graded 8/10.

Bsc. Communication & Multimedia design

September 2010 - May 2014

University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam.

Courses

User experience design. Screen design. Project work. Coding. Concept development. Writing.

Graduation topic

Altruism in Interactive Media. Thesis written while intern at Except, Rotterdam. Graded 8/10.

Interests

What makes me tick

Steady collection of interests. Trying to stay in motion.
Steady collection of interests. Trying to stay in motion.

Understanding by writing. Questioning while reading. Focusing on photography. Exploring while skateboarding. Growing by caring.   

Gaël van Heijst | 2019