My name is Jaap-Hein Wester, I am born in Zwolle and live in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
I have experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, AutoCad and the Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Getting a web browser to do what I want is a challenge I like to take on and I have also experience in creating email newsletters that are readable in different mail clients. I have worked with all sorts of APIs and SDKs, for instance: Facebook, Twitter and ShareThis.
September 2005 I started the part time study Communication & Multimedia Design.
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- Vrije School (Waldorf School) in Zwolle and Zutphen.
- HAVO (Higher General Secondary Education) diploma.
- Opleiding Bouwkunde (engineering), Hogeschool Rotterdam.
- Opleiding Communicatie & Multimedia Design, Hogeschool Rotterdam.
- Waiter in Hotel New York, Rotterdam.
- Employee public service, gatekeeper and pay-desk employee in Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam.
- Cateringwork, officework via Randstad Uitzendburo.
- Computer lessons and support to students Bouwkunde and AutoCad, Academie IT.
- Implementation and check of participant files for the Albeda college, Rotterdam.
- Customer Service and Support Representative, first line support for internet and billing questions, Callcenter UPC Netherlands in Capelle a/d IJssel.
- Quality & Service Team, domainname administration, website managment and deployment, ISM eCompany, Rotterdam.
- Front-End Developer, creating cross browser websites from designs for clients. ISM eCompany, Rotterdam.
- Front-End Developer, creating valid and Webrichtlijnen-proof websites for municipalities. SIMgroep, Rotterdam.
- Front-End Developer, creating valid and Webrichtlijnen-proof websites for dutch municipalities and local clients. AYO Software Development, Curaçao.
- Front-End Developer, creating cross browser websites in HTML5, Facebook Apps and -tabs, Yes2web, Rotterdam.
- HBG Utiliteitsbouw, Regio West, Capelle a/d IJssel, Work: World Port Center.
- MVRDV Architecten, Rotterdam.
Travel and interests:
- A year travelled and worked in Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia.
- Photography, travel, diving, architecture.
- Living and working in Curaçao
Knowledge of languages:
- Dutch in word and writing.
- English in word and writing.
In possession of drivers license A (motorcycle) and B (car).