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personal details
name de Groot
first name Marion
nationality Dutch
spoken languages Dutch (native), English (excellent), Thai (good), French (good), German (good), Chinese (average), Spanish (average), Japanese (basic)
work experience
Mar 2010 - current Project Manager / Functional Designer
Up2 Technology
Nieuwersluis, the Netherlands and Sofia, Bulgaria
tasks: Define the needs and wishes together with the customer; elaborate the design on a functional level; manage the development by programmers in Sofia.
Febr 2007 - Feb 2010 Application Designer / Project Manager
KSYOS TeleMedical Centre
Amstelveen, the Netherlands
tasks: Translate the demands from business and the market to a design and requirements for webapplications for medical doctors; elaborate the design in wireframes and text. Manage the development process in which the application is built by external programmers.
Oct 2006 - Nov 2006 Product Developer
Impact Solutions Shanghai
Shanghai, China
tasks: continue my graduation project; assist design of 3D commercial stage.
Nov 2005 - Apr 2006 Student Assistant
Peer-to-Peer Filesharing Research Group, Faculty of Electronics, Mathematics and Informatics,
Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands
tasks: develop p2p client name and logo; develop websiteís aesthetics and coding; build online survey system; help on interface design.
Feb 2005 - May 2005 Intern
Philips Applied Technologies
Shanghai, China
project: flexible display systems and their development; design product concepts for future products, with a time indication.
Nov 2003 - May 2004 and Nov 2004 - Jan 2005 Student Assistant
Design for Interaction
Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands
tasks: write program in VB .NET; write the user manual; assist students using the program.
May 2001 - Oct 2005
(summer seasons)
Captain and guide
Rondvaart Delft
Delft, the Netherlands
tasks: sail tour boat through canals; explain history of Delft in Dutch, English, French and German; management support.
Jan 2002 - Feb 2003 Internet helpdesk employee
Casema Cable Company
Delft, the Netherlands
tasks: solve customersí internet problems through the phone.
2003 - 2006 Master Integrated Product Design
Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands
graduation project: A Support Tool for the Chinese Village doctor - Designing an information supply system for the low-educated village doctors to support them in their daily work as a general practitioner (Company: Impact Solutions the Netherlands BV).
2000 - 2003 Bachelor Industrial Design
Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands
subjects: construction, production, ergonomics, aesthetics, materials, electronics, marketing, product presentation.
1999 - 2000 Padung Naree High School
Mahasarakham, Thailand
AFS highschool exchange year program
1993 - 1999 dr. Knippenberg College
Helmond, the Netherlands
graduation subjects: Dutch, English, French, Mathematics (type B), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics (type I).
software skills
general Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) (excellent)
graphic design and layout Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign) (excellent)
webdesign and programming Adobe Dreamweaver (excellent), HTML (excellent), PHP (good), Javascript (average), SQL, MySQL databases (good), MS Visual Basic .NET (average)
3D modeling and rendering Solidworks (excellent), Alias Maya (average)
presentations and movies Adobe Director (good), Adobe Flash (average)
Nov 2009 JCI Dutch Academy Personal Leadership
Nov 2009 JCI Trainer Training adults, learning styles
Nov 2009 JCI Presenter Public speaking
Jun 2008 PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Project management
Jan 2006 Creative Facilitation Organize brainstorms, structure
creativity, at TU Delft
professional Telemedicine, emerging markets, Bottom of the Pyramid, healthcare
personal languages, traveling, cooking, photography, cultural differences
groups Junior Chamber International (JCI) Amsterdam Intíl (2010 President)
Vereniging Mensa Nederland (member)
AFS Intercultural Programs (volunteer)