Marc Nuijten, Designer in Antwerp, Belgium
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Marc Nuijten

Verified Expert  in Design


Antwerp, Belgium
Toptal Member Since
November 30, 2021

Marc is a skilled designer with 10+ years of experience in graphic, digital, and front-end design and WordPress development. He has delivered challenging projects for startups, established companies, and organizations locally and internationally. Marc co-founded a company, organized two crowdfunding actions, led investor meetings, oversaw technical development, and redesigned the official website of Antwerp. His roles have included: owner, co-founder, CTO, lead designer, and UI/UX designer.


Work Experience

Owner and Lead Designer

2008 - PRESENT
Birdseye Design
  • Designed mobile banking applications for the financial industry.
  • Redesigned the website for De Morgen, Flanders' second-largest newspaper.
  • Redesigned the official website of the city of Antwerp.
Technologies: Web Design, UX Design, Web Development, Graphic Design, Editorial Design

UX/UI Designer

2023 - 2024
  • Met and consulted with all parties and stakeholders to define the new website's needs and requirements.
  • Created wireframes for all main pages and components.
  • Designed high-fidelity mockups in Figma for all main pages and components.
Technologies: Figma


2016 - 2021
Charlie Magazine
  • Co-founded the company, organized two crowdfunding actions, and led investor meetings. Functioned as the CTO for the company and oversaw all technical developments and projects.
  • Designed the brand (logo and brand guides) for Charlie Magazine and designed and developed a custom WordPress magazine site.
  • Managed the site's subscriptions and user base and served as the point of contact for any issues with subscriptions. Managed the shipment of printed magazines to our subscribers.
Technologies: Sketch, WordPress, Trello

UX/UI Designer

2017 - 2018
BNP Paribas Fortis
  • Served as lead UI/UX designer for an investment application for the bank's Wealth clients.
  • Created wireframes and high-fidelity mockups for the application screens based on stakeholder input and project owner briefings.
  • Organized user research and A/B testing on delivered wireframes and mockups.
  • Organized and led numerous meetings with stakeholders, both project owners and development teams.
Technologies: Sketch, Zeppelin, Apple Keynote

Front-end Designer

2015 - 2017
  • Designed the visual language for the city of Antwerp's website.
  • Created high-fidelity mockups for all screens in collaboration with the UX team.
  • Designed and developed a digital site guide mini-site with all visual guidelines for the city website and affiliate websites.
  • Developed the style guide mini-site and basic stylesheets and templates for site components.
Technologies: Illustrator CC, Sketch

Front-end Designer

2014 - 2015
  • Designed a logo and brand guidelines for the Renergy project.
  • Designed user interfaces for the Renergy project, a consumer-facing forum on renewable energy solutions.
  • Developed HTML/CSS templates for the user interfaces for the Renergy-project, including an interactive, illustrated calculator for renewable energy solutions for the common household (e.g., pellet stoves, heat exchangers, etc.).
Technologies: Adobe Fireworks, Illustrator CC
1999 - 2001

Certificate in Systems Analysis and Programming

Syntra - Antwerp, Belgium

1993 - 1997

Bachelor's Degree in Communications

College of the Province of Antwerp (Plantijn Hogeschool) - Antwerp, Belgium


Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, InVision, Slack, Trello, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Apple Keynote, Adobe Fireworks


HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript


WordPress, Web, Zeppelin


Digital Design, Graphic Design, Editorial Design, UI Design, Front-end Design, Front-end Development, Visual Design, Graphics, UX Design, Journalism, Communication, Systems Analysis, Programming, Web Design, Web Development, Print Design, Web UX Design, Web App Design, Local & Municipal Government, Websites, Responsive, Waste Management, ClickUp, Consumer Services, Illustration, Editorials

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