Resume Marnix Oosterwelder

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Marnix Oosterwelder
Designer | Owner
Rake Lijnen
Industrial design | Visual communication | Social design
Male, born in Doetinchem, 1971
Full driving license A and B, in possession of a private car.
Studio address Torenallee 28-50 | 5617BD Eindhoven | Netherlands | +31 6 14973059 |


Driven, versatile product designer with broad industry experience and skill set.
Owns a design agency based in Eindhoven (Netherlands), specialized in bringing client’s ideas to life by use of sketch, drawing and product design.




Nov ’13 – current

Industrial designer, Visualizer
Rake Lijnen, Eindhoven
• Industrial design;
• Conceptual visualization;
• Applied Social Design


July ’12 – July ’13

Lead Designer Quinny and Product Design Manager Netherlands
Dorel Europe, Helmond
• Management of a two- and five person design team (Quinny, Maxi-Cosi, Bébéconfort brands);
• Development of new innovative mobility concepts;
• Translation into tangible commercial products;
• Close collaboration with multidisciplinary project teams (Engineering, Styling, Marketing, Procurement, Sales);
• Development of long term design strategy based on brand strategy, technical innovation and market trends.


2010 – June 2012

Senior Industrial Designer / Project Leader
Hegge ID – industrial design / engineering Hamont (Belgie)
•  Development, definition, implementation and maintenance of Corporate Design Identities for clients within
Pharmaceutical and telecommunications Industries;
• Design and development of innovative products in Graphic, Communications- and
Pharmaceutical industries;
• Design (management) of innovative product ranges for long-term clients;
• Design-oriented project management within a small design team;
• Account management and financial management;
• Acquisition within existing client portfolio.


1999 – 2010

Junior, Medior and Senior Industrial Designer / Project Leader
Van Berlo, Eindhoven
• Design and development of new innovative products in the consumer-, professional- food- and
packaging industry, in close collaboration with clients;
• Development and visualization of new innovative design concepts using digital tools;
• Guiding projects through different stages of the development process, from the conceptual phase
to production preparation;
• Design and processing of project-related graphic elements, such as decals, brand labels
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and packaging proposals
• Design (management) of innovative product ranges for long-term clients
• Project management, account management and financial management
• Acquisition within existing client portfolio.



Product Designer
Atag Home Products Manufacturing, Lichtenvoorde
Activities: design support in the development of new kitchen appliances
1998 – 1999 Graphic Designer
Capital Media, Willemstad, Curaçao
Activities: design and development of printed commercial, copywriting, graphic design, dtp


1997 – 1998

Junior Industrial Designer
Dekker en Spiekerman, Wormer
Activities: consumer research, concept development, industrial design and visualization


EDUCATION (extract)
1992 – 1997 Industrial Design,
Department of Man and Leisure
Design Academy, Eindhoven (HBO)
Cum Laude Graduated: June 1997;

1988 – 1992 Graphic Design
Grafisch Lyceum, Haarlem (MBO)
Graduated: June 1992;


Software Sketch visualization software: Corel Painter
3D Software: Rhinoceros
2D software: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Familiar with most common Office applications.
Language Dutch: fluent speech and script;
English: fluent speech and script.
Prototyping Skilled in making prototypes and mock-ups in most common materials, applying different kinds of wood- and plastic
processing machinery.
Courses / training Social media & Content Marketing, Vevida, 2014;
Design Thinking, Flanders INSHAPE and Wonderfull project lab Moscow, 2014;
Business plan development, UWV, 2013;
Communicating in the Matrix by Door Training & Consulting, 2013;
Project Management with Projektron BCS, Projektron GmbH, 2012;
The Enterprising Designer/Project Leader, Pentascope, 2006;
German spoken language, DOC Doetinchem, 1999;
Jewellery Design (jewellery and utensils out of alpaca and silver), 1995;
Objects and Water, Centro Studi Alessi, 1995;
Stained Glass, 1995 Industrial Design, University of Art and Design Helsinki, 1995.



• “Int”, monthly corporate magazine at Van Berlo.
Activities: content, editing, dtp (van Berlo Studio’s, 2000 – 2002);
• “24H“, one-issue-magazine about leisure time as part of an Academy trimester.
Activities: content, editing, layout, dtp (Design Academy, 1996);
• “Ander Nummer”, independent platform for and by academy students.
Activities: content, editing, layout and dtp (Design Academy, 1994-1995);



• IF Design Award for Philips / B Braun Xperius Ultrasound Cart, as part of the Philips Design team (2018);
• Red Dot Award and IDEA Award for Philips Series 7000 Vacuum Trimmer, as
part of the Philips Design / Male Grooming / Group innovation team (2016);
• NAPPA Gold Award for Bunzi gradual balance trainer (2014);
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• Henry van de Velde Labels 2013 for ConsiGma CDC tablet press by GEA Collette;
• Dr. Toy’s 10 Best™ Award for Bunzi gradual balance trainer (2013);
• Ovam Eco Design Award nomination for drinkwaterkaraf (2011);
• GIO Award for Atag ES1211NAM Air Logic suction hood (2011);
• GIO Award for Atag SQ4392T built-in Combi-steamer (2010);
• GIO Award for Atag DX6211L built-in Twin-oven (2010);
• Red Dot Award for Outdoor Signage at Chemelot Campus Geleen (2010);
• Red Dot Honourable Mention for Atag HG 9711C Cooker Hob (2010);
• GIO Award for Atag TY6011M Teppan Yaki (2009);
• IF award for WPS ParkID parking system (2009);
• Good Design Award USA for WPS ParkID parking system (2009);
• GIO Award for WPS ParkID parking system (2008);
• NAPPA Children’s Products USA, Gold award for Rocker tricycle (2007);
• Hamleys Toy Award USA for Rocker tricycle (2007);
• Red Dot Design Award for “Triker Pro” tricycle (2003);
• Ispo Brandnew Award nominee with “Triker Pro” tricycle (2003);
• ANWB Children’s Award for “Triker Pro” tricycle, (FietsRai 2003);
• Goed Industrieel Ontwerp Award for Atag HG6011A cooker hob (2001);
• Wolkenkrabberprijs nominee with Graduation project Dutch Funerary Culture
(Design Academy Eindhoven (1997);
• Cum Laude Graduation at Design Academy Eindhoven (1997).


Recent professional references
• Sylvia van Aggel, Project manager at Vitalis, +31 40 233 16 00;
• Edwin van Rutten, Co-create lead Front End Innovation at Philips Design, +31 628770921;
• Don van Montfort, Product development Manager (Dorel Europe), +31 622447184;
• Thomas Paulen, CEO (VanBerlo), +31 6531641 66;
• Vincent Hofstee, Senior Product Manager (Atag Nederland bv), +31 6212434 22