Claran van zijl

Visual designer Coca-Cola European Partners, Freelance for Arts Related

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Work Experience

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Visual designer / art directon

July 2011 - Present Rotterdam, Netherlands

Blauw Media Uitgeverij

Graphic Designer

Graphic designer for 10 B2C & B2B magazine's.
F.e. FD Fotografie and TRED.
January 2007 - December 2007 Utrecht, Netherlands

Connecting People

freelance creative producer

First Project: CiPPCoDe
• Working on the startup of a new European launched art magazine.
• Creating a network of young and talented European artists and introducing them
to the concept of this magazine.
• Collecting the work; illustration / photography or written essays of these European artists and with that designing the layout of the first magazine.

Second Project: nots foundation
• Creating a network of talented Dutch designers who were willing to donate an artwork or clothing item for the NOTS foundation in return they received free
• Production on-location, for a mobile (large truck) art gallery: of which the purpose
was to get traffic to the website of NOTS and for the sales of the designer watch.
• PR & marketing.
2005 - January 2007 Nijkerk, Netherlands


Open University

European Master of Arts

January 2005 - August 2005 London, United Kingdom

Hoge School Voor De Kunsten

Bachelor of Arts

Digital Media Design
August 2001 - February 2005 Hilversum, Netherlands


English (Advanced),
Dutch (Native),


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