Marie van Driessche
I'm a Dutch designer from Amsterdam. Being a designer, I'm fascinated by how people interact with digital products and each other. Currently I work at Unc Inc as UX Designer & Researcher.
You also can ask me for consultation services in the fields of accessibility, language, sign language, accessible design, usability.
I have been a speaker at various occasions on UX and accessibility topics at a number of Meetups, IXDA events, Interaction ’18 and AWWWARDS.
UX Designer & Researcher at Unc Inc
April 2022 - now, Amsterdam the Netherlands
At www.uncinc.nl I work as UX designer. Currently we're working on an waste recycling app to reduce waste at various municipalities. I also work on a new self-help tools for drug, alochol and gambling addicts of Jellinek (ongoing). Also I give advice on usability and accessibility for our clients like Oranje Fonds, Vluchtelingenwerk etc.
Teacher UX/UI at University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam
November 2020 - now, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
I taught UX/UI and Detailed Design at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA) in Amsterdam, I also coached the students in their last year with their last project. I also partipicate in the minor Exclusive Design of Vasilis van Gemert.
Interaction designer at VPRO Broadcasting
May 2019 - April 2022, Hilversum, the Netherlands
I design visual and interactive solutions. I've worked on the renewal of VPRO.nl, design new web-components, design for book club appBrommer op Zee, redesign Argos, In Europe Schools (an European educational program, in collaboration withSchoolTV), advice and guidance of the different editorial offices in VPRO.nl and with a focus on accessibility.
Interaction designer at ABN AMRO Bank N.V
July 2018 - May 2019, the Netherlands
I designed visual and interactive solutions. I worked on on the Design System of ABN AMRO I also worked on accessibility of the products of ABN AMRO.
Designer at eend.nl ~
September 2016 - April 2018, Utrecht, the Nederlands
At Eend.nl I worked as visual and interaction designer. At Eend I worked on improving the designs of (new) websites for various companies and (semi) governmental organisations. I've worked for Vendicum, The Dutch Food and Consumer Safety Authority (De Nederlandse Voedsel en Waren Autoriteit) , Gooi en Vecht Historisch, Tenderned, and for Energy Management Netherlands (Energie Beheer Nederland).
Designer (freelance) at Saus!
March 2016 - June 2016, Utrecht, the Nederlands
At Saus I worked as a designer. I created animations for video’s.
Volunteering at COP21 en LSF
November - December 2015, Paris, France
Creating and developing a website, a branding guide, as well as illustrations and animations for the website to inform the deaf community about the COP21 event in Paris. www.cop21lsf.com.
Designer, motion designer, 3d-designer at Websourd
April 2014 - September 2015, Toulouse, France
My work consisted of a number of responsibilities/tasks with respect to new brand- ing for the three companies, communication and motion graphics. With 3D mod- eling I created different personages and animations. (Clients; Mocaplab, France3 Televison, l'Aéroport de Paris, SNCF and Orange.)
Designer at Nederlands Gebarencentrum
2011, Bunnik, the Nederlands
Developing new branding, layout and style for a new website: www.gebarencentrum.nl
Web Accessibility Specalist (certified)
IAAP International Association of Accessibility Professionals, 2021
Master Graphic Moving Image
London, United Kingdom
London College of Communication, 2012
Bachelor of Graphic Design
The Hague, The Netherlands
Royal Academy of the Arts, 2007 - 2011
Amsterdam, the Nederlands
Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam, 2001 -2006
Currently enrolling in the Deque university
A learning about web-accesibility
Utrecht, the Nederlands
Workshop of Fronteers, 2017
Intensive course 3Ds Max en Mudbox
- UX/UI design
- Interaction design
- Inclusive design
- Web accessibility
- WCAG 2.1
- A/B testing
- Motion Graphics
- Magnolia/Wordpress (CMS)
- Final Cut Pro
Talks & workshops
I have been a speaker at various occasions on UX and accessibility topics at a number of Meetups, IXDA events and Interaction ’18.
Dutch (native), Dutch Sign Language (native), English (fluent) French (intermediate), Different sign languages (fluent)