Stijn Daenens

Designer

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Designer - Photographer

Work Experience

ALS Global

Design & Marketing Coordinator

Working with global partners (USA, Brazil, South Africa and Australia) to support the corporate brand. Art direction, photography and videography in support of marketing initiatives and business development. Creating budget estimates and project management. Developing and maintaining a library of marketing templates. Examining design work for quality, consistency, and accuracy.
June 2017 - Present District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Simon Fraser University

Visual Communications Designer

Developed custom design solutions for University departments and faculties.
Art direction for larger marketing campaigns, including photography and video assignments. Creating a consistent corporate and brand identity for the external relations department.
March 2015 - June 2017 British Columbia, Canada

Simon Fraser Student Society

Communications Coordinator

Coordinated communications work, including art direction, design and production, public relations strategies, communications planning and special projects. Providing clerical support for the board of directors, supervising staff and managing the departmental budget. Managed the redesign of the organisation’s Drupal based website.
January 2011 - February 2015 British Columbia, Canada

Pulse Energy

Graphic Designer

Successfully translated subject matter into concrete design for newsletters,
promotional materials and sales collateral.
September 2010 - October 2010 British Columbia, Canada

Roularta Media Group

Graphic Designer

Created new design themes for marketing and collateral materials. Collaborated
with creative team to design and produce artwork for marketing materials and magazine/newspaper layout. Participated in production of print and promotional
items for key clients under the direction of the marketing department.
Projects included: Magazine layout, marketing collateral, UI, direct mailing, advertising, brochures, event marketing and annual reports.
March 2008 - June 2010 Belgium

Syntra West

Layout & Typography instructor (Temporary)

Taught two classes of twelve students on typography and page layout with Adobe Indesign CS.
September 2008 - December 2008 Brugge, Belgium

Goekint Graphics

Graphic Designer

Graphic design for city-zines and for regional and national government publications. Successfully managed and executed graphic design projects from concept through completion. Worked closely with clients to create a vision, draft designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements.
October 2004 - September 2008 Belgium

Education

Capilano University

Cinematography

September 2014 - June 2015 British Columbia, Canada

CooperU

IxD - UX - UI

September 2013 - November 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

Simon Fraser University

Business Communications Certificate

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Syntra West

Graphic Arts Diploma

September 2002 - July 2004 Brugge, Belgium

Languages

English (Fluent),
Dutch (Native),
French (Conversational),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Photography, User Experience Design, User Interface Design,