Chayenne Chaka

BIO

Chayenne Chaka, visual designer uit Rotterdam. Bekijk mijn curriculum vitae.

 
 

CHAYENNE
CHAKA

Available for freelance gigs
per January 2019

In case you where wondering; yes, I'm named after Mrs. Khan. And just like her, I want to be on top of my game. That's why I give my all when it comes to designing pixels & paper. Do you want to lift your project to the next stage? Big or small venues, give me a call.

+31(0)6 - 46063834
mail@chayennechaka.com

Or find me on Linkedin.

 

VISUAL DESIGN
+ ART DIRECTION

 
 

Clients

Nike, Dept Agency, Anomaly Amsterdam, Gemeente Amsterdam, ABN AMRO, de Bijenkorf, Triumph Motorcycles, Willem de Kooning Academy, Oxxio, CCCP, HEMA, Bavaria, Keune Haircosmetics, Vivat, Yellowtail, Mitsubishi, Kumpany, UPC Nederland, Studio Renate Boere, Ntjam Rosie.

 
 

Experience

Dept Agency
At Dept Agency, I've worked on ceveral identities and respronsive websites for Caru Containers, Burgernet and Triumph motorcycles and others.

NIKE
Nike asked me to join the Digital Design department to design e-mails for a wide variety of the Nike brand. Along with that, I've designed several landing pages and online campaigns.

Anomaly Amsterdam
While working at advertising agency Anomaly Amsterdam as a visual designer, I've worked with several in-house creative teams. We've developed several pitches for MaxFactor, IKEA, Diesel and campaigns for T-Mobile.

Amsterdam
I've joined the in-house UX-design department of the Gemeente Amsterdam as a visual design lead to develop online visual guidelines, since these wheren't available at the time. These guidelines have been applied to both the open website and the closed 'My Amsterdam' environment.

ABN AMRO
At Abn Amro, I've worked as a sr. visual designer on a wide variety of projects. Being the lead visual designer on the new iDeal payment flow (web), collaborating on the Wallet payment app for Android and art-directing the new online component library (allong with Maaike Molenkamp, head of visual design). All these projects where user-tested.

Willem de Kooning Academy + Piet Zwart Institute
The Willem de Kooning Academy asked me and two fellow alumni to design The Krooning graduation catalog for 2011/2012. It presents the graduate students of the 19 courses offered at the Willem de Kooning Academy and Piet Zwart Institute. I've co-designed this catalog with Giselle Segura Gelink and José Stolk.
 

Tools + Work methods

Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision, HTML and CSS (basics). Scrum, mobile first design, validated learning, customer journey mapping, scrum, prototyping.
 
 

Education

September 2007 - January 2012
HBO, Graphic Design, Willem de Kooning Academy
Internship: Studio Renate Boere and Machine Amsterdam. Minor: Editorial Design. During my study I was asked to work on multiple design projects initiated by the Willem de Kooning Academy.

2003 - July 2007 <
MBO, Graphic Design, Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht
September Internship: Bureau Aafje Nijman & van Haaster.
 
 

A round of applause

This is a small summary. Please visit my Linkedin profile for full recommendations.

‘I have had the pleasure of working with Chayenne at Anomaly Amsterdam over several months and I would highly recommend her. Her talent attitude and professional approach is a delight. Her strengths are classic design, but she in conceptually savvy as well and has a keen understanding of how to solve problems creatively.’
Lars Mars Jorgensen – Executive Creative Director at Anomaly

‘First of all, Chayenne is a very good and creative designer. You can easilly ask her to work on any type of design job. She is transparent when it comes to communication and clear about what you can expect from her and what timelines. She’s a very nice and pleasant colleague with a great sense of humor.’
Jennie Huijboom – Head of UX design at Abn Amro

‘Its hard not to notice Chayennes' creativity, incredible speed and optimism. Aside from getting the job done, she also get’s what you truly need to surprise your clients. Pleasure to work with, she’s a keeper!’
Jona Rotting – Design director at CCCP