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Ivan is a Multi-Medium Creative Nomad based mainly in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa. He is available for project commissions, collaborations and think-tanks either remotely or can travel to work onsite anywhere around the world.

 

 Contact Details:

Whatsapp, Viber, Cellular: +27 84 319 4635

Email: ivan@onlineivan.com / infinite22@gmail.com

 

Ivan Douwes

History:

  • 1991 - 1996 - Secondary Education, Passed with exemption. Destinction in Art - Began self study in music.
  • 1996 - 1998 - Travel & short course in Philosophy.
  • 1999 - Tertiary Education - Fine Arts, Printing, Sculpture, Computer Graphics.
  • 2000 - 2003 - Self study in Web Development, Digital Music and Multi-Media.
  • 2004 - 2005 - Freelancing and Contract work - Web Development, Illustration, Graphic Design.
  • 2006 - 2009 - Contract work and co-founded a business (Infinite Media) - Web Development/Online Marketing, Film Editing, Multi-Media.
  • 2010 - 2011 - Freelancing - Web Development and Online Marketing & Song Writing/Performing.
  • 2012 - 2014 - Founded a new business (cybersteam.co.za), Consultation & Training, Web Development & continued with Song writing, Building Contracts, Artwork Collaborations, Permaculture Experiments, Programming Studies, Electronics Studies & completed a course in Small Business Management.
  • 2015 - Travel, Artwork Collaborations, Song Writing, Released Album, Programming Studies, Mobile App Design.

 Creative Experience (In no particular order):

  • Internet (20 years)
  • Mobile (2 years)
  • Arts (25 years)
  • Music (30 years)
  • Building (20 years)
  • Business (15 years)

Skills and Tools:

  • Computer - Windows, Apple, Linux, Photoshop, Flash, Joomla, WordPress, SSH, CPanel, SQL, JAVA, CSS, Google Analytics
  • Mobile - Android, Apple OS, Design (UI), Android SDK
  • Arts - Oils, Acrylics, Drawing mediums, Illustration
  • Sculpture - Wood, Earth, Steel, Clay
  • Music - Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Flute, Arrangement, Recording
  • Writing - Songs, Poetry, Creative writing
  • Building - Brick, Wood, Tiling, Plumbing, Electrics etc. & Site Management
  • Business - Management, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Production, Product Development etc.

Inherent personal Skills:

  • Lateral thinker
  • Ideas Expert
  • Collaborative Leader
  • Excellent Assistant to Leadership
  • Relationship Manager
  • Dynamic Creative
  • Problem Solver
  • Change flexibility

Interests and Hobbies:

  • Activities - Hiking, Running, Kite-Surfing, Bird Watching
  • Community and Environment - Permaculture, Sustainability, Collaboration Networks, Wildlife Conservation
  • Technology - Robotics, Microcontrollers, Mechanics, Internet of things, Future Transports, AI, Pollution management
  • Arts - Land Art, Lighting Art, Plant Art
  • Personal Health - Massage, Body Balancing, Meditation, Tai Chi

"Thank you for visiting my page, I trust that you have found it informative and easy to navigate. Please feel free to contact me with anything you would like to request or discuss. If I am not available by phone then a message or email will certainly reach me. Regards, Ivan."