During my studies in 2009 I started my own business. The main reason was an economic crisis that kept people like me from getting a job within marketing/design. The chance of getting a well paid job was very low around that time. A whopping 95% of everyone I knew from my field of study ended up with something else.
The first clients I got where mostly websites and some business cards for people who just started with their own business. Social Media was just starting to become a thing, and I wrote websites in Notepad and smartphones just became a thing. These times were vastly different than now.
In 2012 I finally got an office job as a Multimedia Designer in the e-learning branche. I started out working for the biggest clients The Netherlands had to offer. It was a bit intimidating at first, but I eventually learnt the drill.
However, after all those years I still had the feeling I was missing something and I discovered that I felt happier with helping my own clients than working for the bigger ones. So in 2020 I decided that enough was enough and I took the leap to work for myself full-time. I already gained so much experience in those years that I wanted to use all of it and get better at everything at the same time. I needed personal growth and I loved to learn.
With that passion I also found out that I’m not only able to have this passion, but also able to give others the push (and the tools) they need also take their own leap. The leap that gives you the ability to do what you like to do most.
Owner Boy van Arkel (Business Director & Allround Designer) has more than 12 years of experience in web-, visual-, user-interface design & branding with clients such as Heineken, Netflix, Royal Dutch Airlines, KPN, Asics, Boskalis, Ahold, Nikon, WE Fashion, ING, Rabobank, PWC, Philips, MSF, Vermaat Groep and Vodafone.
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