Owner, Designer & developer
December 2014 – present | Brightsol Digital Marketing, Nunspeet (NL)
Small digital marketing agency focussed on SMEs, specialising in designing and building websites and creating corporate identities. Furthermore, providing companies with social media setup and strategies, Google Analytics and search engine optimisation.
Marketing & Communications
July 2014 – present | Aarding Parking Systems, Nunspeet (NL)
At Aarding Parking Systems I took care of all communication and marketing activities. For communication I did translations of tender specifications and letters from German, Spanish and English to Dutch. Furthermore, graphic design for car wrapping, corporate identity and company brochures, as well as maintaining websites.
January 2016 – June 2016 | Proyecto Peru, Cusco (PE)
Language school and volunteer mediator in Cusco (Peru) for international students. I wrote a marketing communication plan for the local market in Cusco for English classes. Furthermore, I worked on website design and Google Analytics, but also graphic design for company brochures and corporate identity.
Web & Graphic Design
June 2012 – January 2016 | Slaaphof, Harderwijk (NL)
Slaaphof is one of the leading bed specialists in the Netherlands. I’ve created banner ads for several Google AdWords campaigns. Furthermore, I’ve been working on creating newspaper ads, a brand website for Viking Boxsprings. On the other hand I’ve done translation of international communication with suppliers.
Advisor Youth Advisory Group
March 2012 – September 2012 | Rabobank Noord Veluwe, Nunspeet (NL)
The Rabobank Group is an international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. For half a year I’ve been part of a youth advisory group of a regional department of Rabobank. Goal of this group was to develop strategies for the bank to attract and invest in younger clients.
International Business and Languages (BBA)
September 2013 – June 2017 (expected) | Windesheim, University of Applied Sciences (NL)
International Business and Languages is a full-time four-year programme existing of two parts: business courses and language courses. Language are business Spanish, English and German and other courses in law, finance, marketing, export and distribution.
Marketing Analytics (ONLINE COURSE)
December 2015 – January 2016 | Grade: 91,6% | Darden School of Business, University of Virginia (USA)
This online course was about measuring brand and customer assets, perform regression analysis, and design experiments as a way to evaluate and optimise marketing campaigns. Real-world examples with companies such as Snapple, IBM, and Netflix show how marketing analytics informs important decisions.
Latin American Business Studies (Minor, BBA)
September 2015 – January 2016 | Grade: 8 | Amsterdam (NL), University of Applied Sciences
This business minor was focussed on Latin America and touched upon Asia as well. Courses in this minor were: Economic Development, Marketing, International Sales Negotiation, Modern History and Society, Globalisation, Latin American Business Culture and Political Economy.
Discipleship Training School
September 2012 – March 2013 | Heerde (NL) & Rio de Janeiro (BR), University of the Nations
The Discipleship Training School is YWAM’s (Youth With a Mission) six month entry-level course, and embodies YWAM’s mission to “know God and make Him known”. First three months were a lecture phase in the Netherlands followed by three months of voluntary and missionary work in Brazil, which resulted for me in a better world vision and personal development.
Economics & Society
September 2006 – June 2012 | Elburg (NL), Nuborgh College Lambert Franckens
Senior general secondary school for 6 years with a specialisation in ‘Economics and Society’. I followed the language courses English, German and Latin, but also other courses related to economics and business like management & organisation, history, economics, math and information science.
“Christian is a mature, above-average student of International Business at our university. Focussed and with a pleasant business attitude, he would be an asset to any future employers, in my opinion.”
Aarding Parking Systems