WOW – Designer and Illustrator Wijtze Valkema


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Wijtze Valkema 2014

Designer and Illustrator

Studied: Graphic Design at Deltion College, the Netherlands

Due to the lack of salary, the best moment for internships is limited to your college years and shortly after. new balance 997 on sale Most college programs include one or two internship programs. I was lucky enough to do four internships, two at local companies during my graphic design education and two internships in the US after I graduated. Tony Brown Jersey I was paid a small salary fortunately, but overall it cost me a lot of money. Femmes Air Jordan 4

Still, it’s been the single most valuable investment I’ve ever done professionally. St. Louis Cardinals Store In working for four companies in under four years, I learned various work processes, how to apply designing skills, got to see what working with clients was like, picked up useful tricks for project management and learned to understand briefs, client contact and getting work done. Nike Air Jordan 11 Womens Of course, there’s also the endless scanning and printing and getting coffee and taking out the trash but that really is a small price to pay for such a valuable working experience.

Wijtze Valkema is an illustrator / designer living in the city of Meppel in the Netherlands. His working days are spent in front of a magical designing machine, switching the gears and hitting the buttons until the image that he has in mind shows up on the screen. Maglie Indiana Pacers His style can be described as graphic shape-based, mid-century inspired illustrations that try to capture the fun and boundaries of the screen printing process and translate it to other media. He spent one year in Seattle, USA for a design internship after graduating college in 2005. Goedkope Nike Air Max 2017 Dame After his time in the US, he worked in a graphic design collective with two friends in the Netherlands. Aaron Murray Jerseys In 2013 he left the collective to pursue illustration work with his home studio Bamse Ontwerpt.

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