Hi, I'm

Jens Vandewattijne

Born in Ronse (Belgium) on April fools' day 1989, and live since 2014 in Prague (Czech Republic).

I'm an experienced Graphic Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry, both B2C as B2B. I'm an arts and design professional with a Bachelor's degree focused to both graphical and digital media. Highly skilled in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, as well as video editing tools Adobe Première Pro and Adobe After Effects. I trained several junior designers and used to manage a small team.

Since October 2018, I work for Hexagon, division Manufacturing Intelligence in Prague, where I care about the daily projects of the EMEA-region. 

Throughout my career, I had the chance to work for (or collaborate with) several global brands, such as:
JDE group (Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Dauwe Egberts, Samar, L'OR, Pickwick),
Mondelez International (Milka),
Procter & Gamble (Mr. Clean),
Reckitt Benckiser (Durex, Scholl, Nurofen, Strepsils),
Sanofi (Sanofi, Zentiva),
Billa (Billa, Clever, Nase Bio),
Intersnack (Pombär)
Staropramen, and others.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Graphic Designer
October 2018 - Present
Prague, Czech Republic

Havas Worldwide Prague
Graphic Designer
August 2015 - September 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Cocoon Group Branding
Junior Graphic Designer (Erasmus-internship)
January 2014 - June 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
Electronic Arts (EA)
Localisation and Software Quality tester (FIFA 11)
June 2010 - August 2010
Madrid, Spain
MAIN Skills
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Acrobat
Video editing: Adobe Première Pro and Adobe After Effects.

Strong technical knowledge of Printing techniques Flexo, Offset, digital print, etc.
Strong knowledge of office progams: Word, Excel, Powerpoint (and Mac equivalents)
Traffic managing: Wrike
Good knowledge of 3D software: 3D studio Max
Able to create: storyboards and rough-cuts (e.g. for commercials)
Classic drawing, sketching, painting

Dutch - Flemish (Native or Bilingual)
English (Professional Working)
French (Limited Working)
Italian (Limited Working)

Czech (Limited Working)

Oil painting - Hiking in nature - Travelling - Classic Rock

Arteveldehogeschool - Artevelde university
Graphical and Digital Media
2010 - 2014

Gent,  Belgium
Diploma, Bachelor's degree, with bonus of 10 ECTS points
Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen - University
Digital Arts and Entertainment
2007 - 2009
Kortrijk, BelgiumVTI Sint-Lucas
Electricity - Electronics and multimedia
2001 - 2007

Oudenaarde,  Belgium

Tel. (+420) 702 218 392
Email vandewattijne.jens@gmail.com

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