Johann(es) Heystek

 

      Eglistrasse 23, Zürich, Switzerland

      email: hello@jlkhiii.com

      +41 43 243 84 67

      d.o.b: June 9th 1980

      nationality: United Kingdom / South-African

      work permit: B


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EXPERIENCE


Freelancer

May 2018 - present, Various Projects, Zürich, Switzerland

Clients include: Theater Stadelhofen, SLS Illusion & Construction, Gabi Bernetta Theaterproduktionen


Founder & Maker

Jan 2016 - present, Objet d'JLK, London, UK & Zürich, Switzerland


Sales Advisor & Style Ambassador

Dec 2017 - Mar 2108, COS, Zürich, Switzerland


Assistant

Sep 2017, Design Bienale Zürich, Switzerland


Sales & Visual Merchandising part time

Oct 2016 - Nov 2017, Opia concept store, Zürich, Switzerland


Front House Manager part time

Jan 2015 - Oct 2016, The Harlequin, Islington, London, United Kingdom


Freelance Designer

Dec 2011 - Oct 2016, Various Projects, London, United Kingdom

Clients included: Harvey Nichols, Raka Travel, Hoopers, Ipsos MORI


Display & Visual Merchandising

Sep 2005 - Nov 2011, Hoopers Department Store, Kent, United Kingdom


Product & Display Designer

Sep 2003 - Feb 2004, Kiley Baker Plastics, Johannesburg, South Africa


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EDUCATION & TRAINING


2018 TELC Language Certificate, German B2

Alemania Deutch Schule, Zürich, Switzerland


2009 Fashion Design Summer School

Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, London, United Kingdom


2001 - 2002 Bachelor of Industrial Design

University of Johannesburg (prev. Technikon Witwatersrand), Jhb, South Africa


1999 - 2001 National Diploma Product Design

University of Johannesburg (prev. Technikon Witwatersrand), Jhb, South Africa


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PERSONAL SKILLS


Languages

mother tongue - Afrikaans

fluent both spoken and written - English

good understanding, reading skills & speech - German

good understanding & reading skills - Dutch


Particular Strengths

Flair for colour, texture and shape combinations

Organising spaces, finding solutions and optimising of goods

Hands-on and holistic approach to projects

Ability to recognise potential and visualise end results early


Computing

Both Mac & PC proficient

Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop proficient

Competent on most Microsoft Office programs


Other Skills

Drawing, Painting, Model and Prop Making, Basic Electrics and general DIY.


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OTHER INTERESTS


My main passion is creating beautiful, hand worked bespoke art-objects and accessories

(www.objet-jlk.com). I also enjoy going to exhibits and have a keen interest in the world

of fashion & photography. Outside the creative field I am a bit of a nature enthusiast, love hiking

and immersing myself in the natural world. I also collect and grow orchids, as well as other tropical plants. Music also plays a big part in my daily existence, as I’m always searching out new and exciting sounds to soundtrack my day, and rarely spend a working hour without.


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REFEREES


Françoise Blancpain

Artistic Director, Theater Stadelhofen, Zürich

francoise.blancpain@theater-stadelhofen.ch

+41 79 488 14 03


Claudia Desax

Owner, Opia concept store, Zürich

claudia@opiashop.com

+41 77 435 78 92


Christoph Koch

Project Leader, SLS Illusion & Construction, Schwerzenbach

koch@slsillusion.ch

+41 79 473 58 24


Ann Craninx

Director, Ipsos MORI, London

anncraninx@gmail.com

+44 75 85 301 324


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