Curriculum vitae

Contact and personal information

Telephone number: 0031622706326 / 004947141871474
Email: robvanderburg@protonmail.com
Website: robvanderburg.com
Birthyear: 1987
Nationality: Dutch

Work experience

2017–2019: Workshop Manager at the Amsterdam Public Library (Amsterdam)
Realised and equipped eight makerspaces in library branches. Managed budget and purchased materials, machines and furnishing. Developed and executed educational programs for schools.

2016–2017: Workshop Manager and Instructor at the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague)
Operated and maintained various CNC mills and 3D printers. Assisted students with the preparation and realisation of their projects through digital fabrication.

2013–2016: Assistant Photographer and Audio Engineer at Raymond Taudin Chabot (Amsterdam)
Worked project based on various photography and video productions.

2013–2015: Graphic and Interaction Designer at Fresh Bridge (The Hague)
Designed and developed social-media content and applications. Maintained the digital infrastructure of the company.

2014: Research Intern at Mediamatic (Amsterdam)
Improved and maintained an internally developed mobile cleanroom. Prepared and assisted with mycelium mushroom workshops. Experimented with mycelium on various materials.

2010: Graphic Design Intern at Trade Plus Reclame (Sneek)
Designed and developed websites. Prepared and applied signage on various surfaces.

Exhibitions

2015–2016: Nova Eden at Salone del Mobile (Milan), Trendnacht (Tilburg), InScience (Nijmegen), Dutch Design Week (Eindhoven), VERSO / (Amsterdam), NEMO (Amsterdam), Discovery Festival (Amsterdam), GOGBOT (Enschede) and the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague).

2013: SNDSCP#04 at AR Lab (The Hague) and Nurmi at the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague).

Presentations

2015: Nova Eden at VERSO / (Amsterdam), Discovery Festival (Amsterdam) and the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague).

Education

2019–2020: Deutsch als Zweitsprache (CEFR B1) at the Volkshochschule Bremerhaven (Bremerhaven)

2011–2015: Interactive/Media/Design (HBO BA) at the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague)
Graduation project: Nova Eden
Graduation thesis: Chimeras, Cyborgs & the Post-Human
Member of the Student Committee

2009: Communication & Multimedia Design (HBO BSc) at NHL University (Leeuwarden)
Exchange student minor Concept Development

2008–2011: Media Designer (MBO 4) at Friesland College (Leeuwarden)

Skills

Interaction design, graphic design, photography, film, audio engineering, electronics, programming, digital fabrication, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC milling, woodworking, workshop management, training and coaching.

Software skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Premiere Pro, Autodesk Fusion 360, Panic Coda (HTML and CSS), Processing (Java), Arduino (C and C++), Prusa Slicer, mainstream office suites and operating systems.

Language skills

Dutch: native language
English: advanced knowledge (CEFR C1)
German: intermediate knowledge (CEFR B1)

Interests and hobbies

Nature, technology, art, design, music, virtual reality, video games, board games, motorcycles, drones, fitness and traveling.