Communication & Multimedia Design,
Bachelor of Science
August 2009 - June 2011
Specialized in front-end development. For a research bureau Blauw in Rotterdam, we designed a crowd source self-developing community platform to ensure a clean, friendly and safe neighborhood to live and work in. For documentary makers about the situation with minerals necessary for e.g. mobile devices in Congo, we designed a platform for new idealists to share their ways of contributing to the better world. Minor in motion design and photography.
Graduation thesis: Speqio, Effective storytelling with models. Data visualization. Focused on achieving a most user friendly interface for an internal hour registration web app that answers both explicit and implicit requirements of the core users.
Communication & Information Sciences,
Master of Arts
August 2005 - June 2008
Philological and sociological aspects of communication and persuasion. Human language as a means of communication and the social role of it. Minors include history of graphic design, film theory and film study, Academic Dutch language.
Graduation thesis: Delving into the matter of film: A framework of persuasive film’s analysis based on the theory of persuasion and film theory. Focused on the role of rhetoric and semiotics in advertising film as a means to raise awareness and increase likeability of the advertisement message. For this project, I collaborated with non-profit project Art for Social Change and students from Art Academy in Utrecht.
Slavic languages and world literature,
Bachelor of Arts
September 1997 - June 2002
Russian language: from history to modernity, all aspects. World literature, from history to modern times. Minors include Spanish and Advanced Oxford English
Graduation thesis: The concept of femininity in the works of Anton Chekhov and Ivan Bunin