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Thijs Biersteker

Creative lead ( innovation + advertising)

Amsterdam, Netherlands
I’m a creative / entrepreneur / Maker that loves to act on the intersection of innovation, communication and business.

I’m involved with growing a number of startups from scratch and created global 360º campaigns that resulted in business growth and where award winning on stages around
the world. ( Wieden+Kennedy, AKQA , BBH Shanghai and many others )

Specialties:

Using creative excellence to translate innovation strategies to scalable business solutions and pr worthy lighthouse projects.

Leading creative teams, Art Direction, Design, Ux , Experience design, product development.

Business, brand and communications strategy. Creative communications and designing omnichannel experiences, service design and experience design.

Accelerate innovation by driving the cooperation with partners and startups and applying the latest startup insights.

Work Experience

Freelance

Art director/ Creative Director / User experience designer / product kickstarter

Freelance: Creative Director / Experience + Brand Director / Art Director

As a freelancer I was involved with landing different pitches, boosting sales, and growing a number of startups from scratch, I created global omnichannel campaigns that resulted in business growth and where award winning on stages around the world.
AKQA , BBH Shanghai, Superheroes, kinsgday, TBWA, USOF, FHV BDDO and many others.
- Present Netherlands

Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam

Art Director

Producing work for global brands: Coca-Cola, Nokia, Levi's, Nike, Lego, EA sports, Heineken, Dutch Film Museum.
October 2008 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Duval Guillaume Brussels

Art Director

Producing work for the European market for Spa water, Hyundai, Douwe Egberts, Senseo and more.
August 2007 - October 2008 Brussels, Belgium

Spoilt.

Founder, Creative Director.

Co-founder of Spoilt. creatives, a small creative shop in Rotterdam during my study at the Willem The Kooning academy. Based on a foundation of a psychologist and a creative to build long lasting brands.

Clients: Peugeot, Maui Magic, Mystic Kiteboarding, Rotterdam board of culture, TU Delft, Paladin Studios, Red Kiwi, Quicksilver.
February 2004 - November 2007 Netherlands

Design Bridge

jr. Art Director

Working as a intern / jr. Art Director on rebranding Heineken, Cadbury an Cup-a-Soup.
May 2002 - February 2003 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Co-founder, Creative lead

Moore combines Innovation and communication to unlock growth.

Moore is your acceleration company. We accelerate transformation, innovation and communication. Helping giants act like startups. And helping start-ups become giants.

Our recent projects have been featured in Wired, Fast Company and in Creativity's global Top 5.
With multiple Webby nominations.
June 2015 Netherlands

Languages

Dutch (Native),
English (Advanced),

Awards

VEA

Advertsing talent of 2008

2009

Epica Awards

Silver - Film

2012

Cannes Lions

Gold- Print

2008

Cannes Lions

Shortlist

2010

ADCN

Jury member Interactive

2011

ADCN ( Art Directors Club Netherlands)

Best Art Direction

2009

ADCN ( Art Directors Club Netherlands)

Best Experience design

2009

ADCN ( Art Directors Club Netherlands)

Jury and members favorite

2009

Young Dutch Creatives

Silver

2009

Cannes Lions

Grand prix creative effectiveness

2013

Webby Awards

Webby nominations - content marketing

2015

Webby Awards

Webby Nomination for Run like a refugee

2015

Cannes Lions

Silver - Film Craft

2013

Exprix

Gold - Integrated marketing

2015

The FWA - Favorite Website Awards

Site of the day - LG hidden worlds

2014

Skills

Adobe InDesign, Product Development , Production Design, 3d Generalist, Art-direction, Creative Direction, Creative Writing, Digital, Digital Advertising, Experience Design, Film, Illustrator, Installation Art, Otherists, Photoshop, Print,

Speaker + Jury Member

2015 -Keynote speaker conference about the future of Journalism . ( Tegel )
2015 - Speaker at Mobile storytelling conference.
2015- Jury Member Adcn Awards.
2015- Discovery channel " how it works "
2015- Talented Nomads



2014 -Nr 1 creative of the Netherlands in 2014, awarded by the
biggest marketing magazine of the Netherlands - Adformatie.

2013-Other: Named 18th most influential creative of the Netherlands by
Marketingtribune top 100.
2013- Future of Communication - Contagious