I’m a digital designer and illustrator based in Amsterdam. This website shows commissioned work I’ve made as a freelance illustrator and some personal projects. My digital design portfolio is available upon request.



Sharon van der Hagen
Grafisch Ontwerp & Illustratie

KVK: 52469026
BTW: NL158900315B01



Professional Experience

2011 − present
Freelance Digital Designer & Illustrator
Digital product designer specialized in visual design, branding and digital style guides. Illustrator for magazines, books and websites.

2016 − 2018
Digital Art-Director — KLM, airline
Worked on a joint KLM / Air France website in project teams with Interaction Designers and Front-Enders. We used the basics of Google Material to create a live, component based style guide for the two brands. Next to this I developed the digital KLM brand (iconography, illustrations, typography), did Art-Direction for digital KLM products/campaigns and helped our UX team expanding.

2014 − 2016
Visual Designer — TMG, publisher
Redesigned the Telegraaf Android App and Dumpert apps. Created a responsive design for Telegraaf.nl and Telesport.nl. On all projects I collaborated with interaction designers and developers.
Brands I worked for: Telegraaf, Vrouw, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Dumpert, Autovisie and News Media.

2012 − 2014
Visual Designer — Hike One, interaction design agency
Designed apps and responsive websites. In multi disciplinary teams at the customers location or within the agency. On all projects I collaborated with interaction designers and developers.
Brands I worked for: Ziggo, Ebay, KPN, Telfort, Sanoma, RTL, Hallmark

2008 – 2012
Graphic Designer & Illustrator — Gijrath Media Groep, publisher
Art-director GREEN.2 magazine, editorial designer and illustrator for several public magazines.
Brands I worked for: Miljonair, JFK, Jackie, GREEN.2, Watch Report, Tempus.

2006 − 2008
Packaging Designer — Brandnew Design, design agency
Designed packaging for retail brands.
Brands I worked for: Albert Heijn, Silvo, Cêlavíta, Sultana, Etos, Bavaria & Orangina



Digital products: Sketch
Illustration: Photoshop
Print: 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:


All content on this website is copyrighted by
Sharon van der Hagen Grafisch Ontwerp & Illustratie