ONE WEEK ABOUT E-culture
Introducing Bert Hagendoorn. This week, I am the first contributor to a new series on Dutch Design Daily, ‘One Week About’. The editors asked me to start with a post on who I am and what I do, so here we go.
I am a consultant for creative agencies, my specialism is positioning and communication strategy. Next to my job I am founder of Dutch Digital Design, an initiative to promote the best in digital design from our country, inside and outside of The Netherlands. I am also Ambassador for SpinAwards, Orange Lions and Creative Social, plus I co-organize events like the Embassy of Dutch Creativity and Digital Dinner Amsterdam. Previously I worked at creative agencies as a designer and art director, I was editor-in-chief of graphic design magazine Dzone and worked for Adobe for 5 years, also being chairman of the Dutch Adobe User Group.
I believe in the power of digital work from our country and that we should show it much more to the world. And I also strongly believe in collaboration between agencies, initiatives and organizations in the Dutch creative industry: we are not able to achieve great things if we do not work together.
The coming days I will share posts on Dutch Digital Design, the Embassy of Dutch Creativity and some digital cases. Stay tuned : )