Who am I?
Rick van Boxtel is a graphic and interaction designer based in Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands. He currently studies at the Fontys Hogeschool in Tilburg. In his freetime he likes to work as a freelancer for passionate and inspiring companies.
ICT & MediaDesign at Fontys Hogeschool, Tilburg | September 2014 - Present
Rick is currently looking for a graduation internship starting 27 August 2018.
Minor 360º design at Fontys ACI, Tilburg | September 2017 - January 2018
Rick chose to do his minor at the "Academy for Creative Industries (ACI)" in his third year of college. Minor 360° design helped him to get better at making concepts and to experiment with other design disciplines such as painting, sketching, woodworking, etc. "What's the designer in you?", a part of the minor, helped him to find what he really likes to do as a graphic designer.
ICT & Digital Publishing at Fontys Hogeschool, Tilburg | September 2015 - July 2016
Rick got two days a week lessons in ICT & Digital Publishing in the second year of his study. During these lessons there was a deeper understanding of the topics (dynamic) branding, concepts and semantics.
Rickvboxtel.com, Owner | January 2017 - Present
After Rick's internship at Aggeloo, he started a company in which he developed the complete branding and websites for companies. Aggeloo is the first company for which he started to do freelance work. Quickly followed by a few small companies for which digital products have been developed.
2d studio, Trainee designer/developer | March 2017 - July 2017
2d studio in vorm has taught Rick a lot about DTP and graphic design. He worked on lettering, magazines and web design for local companies. His final assignment was to develop a Wordpress website that connected to their current website (made in Readmag). This made it easier to post work and blog posts on their website.
Aggeloo, Trainee designer/developer | August 2016 - January 2017
During his internship at Aggeloo, Rick worked on creating apps, websites and logos for the funeral industry. Not only the designing / coding but also keeping the content up-to-date was one of his tasks. In addition, he contributed to the design of the 'Memories' platform. He also had the opportunity to take a look at the funeral fair (Gorinchem) in which Aggeloo had a stand.
The entire Adobe package is used to develop different media expressions. From creating a magazine up until putting together an animation with self-made illustrations.
Adobe Premiere pro
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