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*Ge Smit / Geertruidenberg, 13-08-1952

Sr Art Director / Designer / Creative Thinker / Education

 

Fr. Rooseveltlaan 88

4835 AC Breda  the Netherlands

 

ge@g-o-d-online.nl

http://www.g-o-d-online.nl

 

0031 (0) 6-38194656

 

 

Initiator and catalyst in association, combination, brand positioning and visual branding; Specializing in generalist, lateral and holistic thinking.

Works in international and national communications network such as advertising, design, multimedia, interaction events, dialogue photo projects and innovation labs.

 

Teaching of association, combination and branding of products and services for product development and innovation.

 

Creation of new business opportunities from autonomous force. With the aim of brand activation to apply and make students proactive within brands, services and trends.

 

 

Education

 

Academie of fine arts  AKV/St. Joost  Breda 1974

Graphic Design ,cum laude

 

 

Pratice /

                                             

Go Other Directions Breda

2005 - present

Owner .Creative Consult ,create new worlds for brands ,concepts and new platforms

 

SR Art director

ARA Advertising / TBWA Rotterdam /Amsterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

2008 - 2014

 

Creative Coach

DLVS World Wide.Rotterdam

2008 - Present

 

Creatief trainer

Ondernemerslift / Avans

2008 - Present

 

Creative Manager/Ideelab

The Communication Company Breda / Amsterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

2000 - 2005

 

Co Founder/Creative Director

ARA/Design Republic / TBWA Rotterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

1995 - 2000

 

Art director/Designer

VW&A Rotterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

1991 - 1995

 

Art director

Ogilvy & Mather Amsterdam / Endhoven / Philips

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

1989 - 1991

 

Art director

ARA Advertising BDDO Rotterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

1986 - 1989

 

Owner, Art Direction/ Design

Heaven Studio Breda

1984 - 1986

 

jr,Art director

FHV/BBDO Amsterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

1982 - 1984

 

Ass, Art Director Tom Vergouw Creative Director

JWT Amsterdam

Public Company, Marketing and Advertising industry

1980 - 1982

 

Education Practice

 

Senior Lector / Minor / Diploma Mentor / Innovation Labs

 

 

2004 -present

Avans Hogeschool University of Sciences /Acue /Cmd

Senior lector / diploma mentor /  board menber Innovation labs

Curriculum devolper  / Communication Multimedia Design

 

 

2008 - present

Senior lector Academie of fine arts  AKV/St. Joost  Breda / Den Bosch

5 Minors  with kessels kramer Amsterdam for Graphic Design 

workshops / Graphic design / 3D Design and illustration

 

2011 - present

Senior lector  Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam

Minor Flash Retail  - Fruitleather-Rotterdam i.c.w Rene Pijnenburg

 

Advertising department //  Art direction, smell branding, street branding, people branding  building branding.

Advertising department // Workshops   Word mixing / visual mixing / human mixing   

time based mixing

 

External Examinator / 2010 Advertising Department

 

2008 -2010

senior lector  Program Development

Advanced Business Creation 's-Hertogenbosch  Avans Hogeschool ABC factory

Creating new product and introduction campagnes

new product development  course

 

 

Guest Lectures / workshops / Special Projects

 

2016
UNESCO World Heritage Netherlands

20 souvenirs tour  / curator Erik Kessels  student project

Avans Hogeschool University of Sciences /Acue /Cmd

 

 

2016

Avans Hogeschool University of Sciences /Acue /Cmd

Board Menber Innovation Lab Art and Technology

 

2014

Guest lector MOTI Museum Breda

event BREDA CITY OF IMAGINEERS

 

2014

co founder

BREDA CITY OF IMAGINEERS

 

 

2014  

You and Me Dialoge photo projects

Connecting Inspiration Event

 

2014  

University for the Creative Arts UCA/UK Kent / London

5 x creative mixing workshops

 

2014

co founder FOPF /  University for the Creative Arts UCA/UK

FUCK OFF POSTER FESTIVAL  festival Canterbury UK

International FR /NL / UK event

 

2013/14

co founder Sense of Smell / Famous Death / instalation started at Duft Berlin / DE

student project / Avans Hogeschool University of Sciences /Acue /Cmd

 

2013-present

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences

Sr Lector / workshops / branding /proposition finding

 

2013

AKV/StJoost Den Bosch , Minor Strategy & Design Retail 2020

program development and coördination, lecturer, i.c.w. Rene Pijnenburg

 

2012

AKV/StJoost Breda  Minor Strategy & Design The New Forest,

program development and coördination, lecturer, i.c.w. Rene Pijnenburg

 

2008 - 2015

Boardmember

Graphic Design Festival Breda.

 

AWARDS

 

1x BRITISCH DESIGN /DM

4X ADCN NOMINATION/ CORPORATE/ DESIGN/ PACKAGING /POSTER /DM

1X GERMAN DESIGN/ DM

1X CANNON PHOTO AWARD /DREAMS

1X ZILVER SPIN AWARD [ BEST YOUNG TALENT ]

BY STUDENTS AVK ST JOOST 2009

1x DESIGN MANAGMENT EUROPE AWARD  DDW EINDHOVEN 2009

 

WORLD TRAVELS  / CITY

 

USA NYC / LA/ SAN FRANSICO / CHICAGO/ NEW ORLEANS /ASPEN /FLORIDA

MEXICO / CITY / BAJA CALIFORNIA

QUATAMALA CITY

PANNAMA /CITY

COSTA RICA / SAN JOSE

SURINAME / PARIMABO

CURACAO

EGYPT /DESSERT

INDIA / JAISALMER / DEHLI / JAIPUR / MUMBAI

TIBET /LHASA

CHINA / BEIJING / CHENGDU /HONG KONG / SHANGHAI

MALASIA /

SINGAPORE

JAVA/ SUMATRA /BALI

THAILAND / BANGKOK / CHANG RAI

SOUTH AFRICA / CAPE TOWN

BERLIN / BUDAPEST / ROME / NAPELS / FLORANCE / VENICE / MILAN / PARIS/ PRAAG/ VIENNA LISSABON /LONDON // DUBLIN / / EBERDEEN 

BARCELONA / MADRID / / ISTANBUL /