Sharon van der Hagen
Grafisch Ontwerp & Illustratie

KVK: 52469026
BTW: NL158900315B01


Professional Experience

2016 – present
Senior Visual Designer / Digital Art-Director at KLM (airline), Amstelveen

Working on a joined KLM / Air France website in project teams with Interaction Designers and Front-Enders. Art-Direction for digital KLM designs worldwide. Maintenance of KLM Digital UX Guide.


2014 – 2016

Visual Designer at Telegraaf Media Groep (publisher), Amsterdam

Redesigned the Telegraaf Android App and currently working on a new Telegraaf website. Both in project teams with UX designers and developers.
Other brands I work for at TMG: Metro, News Media, Vrouw, Prive, DFT, Telesport and Autovisie.


2012 – 2014
Visual Designer at UNITiD
(interaction design agency), Amsterdam

Designed apps for Telfort, Rabobank and RTL as well as responsive websites for Sanoma, Ziggo, Ebay and KPN.
Most projects I did in project teams together with UX designers and Front-Enders at the customers location.


2008 – 2012
Graphic Designer & Illustrator at Gijrath Media Groep (publisher), Amsterdam

Art-Director for Green.2 and Miljonair Finance. Editorial Designer for magazines JFK, Watch Report, Jackie, Tempus & Miljonair. Made illustrations for all magazines.


2006 – 2008
Packaging Designer at Brandnew Design (design agency), Weesp

Packaging Designer for retail brands like Albert Heijn, Silvo, Cêlavíta, Sultana, Etos, Bavaria & Orangina



2009 – present
Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer

Graphic Design and (editorial) illustrations for Avant Garde, ANWB, Foam, .HOUSE gallery, Metro, JFK, Winelife, Danie Bles, Models At Work, Daan & Lotje, Your House and Soeps



Websites: Sketch (Illustrator/Fireworks), Illustration: Photoshop, Magazines: InDesign, Identities: Illustrator



2002 – 2006
Graphic Design at art academy AKV/St. Joost, Breda

1997 – 2002
HAVO ( profile: Culture and Society + Philosophy) at Philips van Horne, Weert



Projectgroup platforum 7
Design and implementation of academy book and graduation catalogue AKV/St. Joost 06/07



2008 | KOP building Breda: Exposition Life or Death – a poster series
2006 | EDHV Eindhoven: Dutch design week – Project Etropolis
2006 | AKV/St. Joost Breda: Graduation exposition
2005 | Fachhochschule Mainz: Exposition Shopi 2 – Ich will kaufen
2004 | Parsons New York: Exposition Random Structures
2003 | Library Breda: Poem campaign Gedicht Geopend

Some brands I’ve worked for:


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