Co-founder & CTO, Grids in The Netherlands
I am a seasoned front-end engineer, designer and the co-founder of Grids. My passion for solving problems is driven by my belief in the power of collaboration and communication. In my free time, I enjoy jazz piano, mindfulness, writing, coding, and cooking.
Grids lets designers display their work within minutes.
The Catz Design Company is a design practice that helps companies and people hit the ground running through impactful digital design and intuitive user experiences.
Designed and built applications for the world's leading Web3 brands
With Stypt we give your business the ability to easily keep track of appointments with your customers. We provide a feature rich platform which offers a streamlined booking experience for both your business and your customers.
Design and technology that powers digital product and brand experiences for Lakers, Airbnb, Dopper, Samsung, Cabiner, FILA, adidas, Spotify and more.
A digital agency from Amsterdam that helps startups and established businesses to refine, design and build their digital products.
We are a digital agency from Amsterdam. We help startups and established businesses to refine, design and build their digital products
A personality-first dating app
I was tasked with testing the experience of the then work-in-progress Close app. This includes user testing, finding any bugs, and reporting feedback on interaction and visuals.
Completely redesigned the client-facing application + accompanying design system
Contributed to the expansion of their new design system, along with new user-facing UI and industry-first features.
Designed and built the Stypt brand, MVP, and website. Stypt redefines how service workers schedule.
Designed and developed an entirely new online presence for Ten Sharp — one of the biggest bands of the 90s, known for their hit single, 'You'.
Full-service design and development
Well, that's just something.
I am pleased to share that I have once again been recognised as part of the TNW T500, a compilation of the 500 most innovative and driven individuals in the Dutch tech scene. This recognition marks my third consecutive year on the list and I am grateful for the continued support and recognition.
I have once again been be selected for the T500 by The Next Web — an award for the 500 most ambitious and innovative digital creators under the age of 26.
I'm proud to announce that I have been be selected for the T500 by The Next Web — an award for the 500 most ambitious and innovative digital creators under the age of 26!
In a time in history where every aspect of our world is being digitalised rapidly, I could not be more excited to be on the frontline of this movement. I'm honoured to have been selected, and I'm looking forward to speaking with some of the greatest minds in the Dutch digital scene about the future of tech.
A human-centered and context-sensitive Bachelor-level design education
Bachelor of Science
Higher General Secondary Education of which four years bilingually at Pre-University level
Helped higher general secondary education scholars prepare for their exam concert. This includes leading the backing band, choir pieces and helping them with song arrangement and band structure.
IAM Core is the Study Association of CMD Amsterdam. I was in charge of organizing multiple social events to keep studying fun and lighthearted.
One of my products, Bloombox, was once again presented as a great example of rewarding user experience at Solana Breakpoint, the largest conference by and for Solana.
"I have had the great pleasure of working with Didier in one of the projects. While he was officially with Airfoil as a Product Designer, Didier came onboard to help the Engineering team with frontend development and has demonstrated extensive knowledge of the subject matter; positively impacting our work and has been a steadfast partner throughout the entire project.
Will be more than happy to recommend Didier to anyone looking to hire an eclectic and capable person with extensive knowledge of engineering and design. Wishing him the very best as he pursues the next steps of his career."
— Hui Jian Cheng, Engineering Operations Manager at Airfoil
A project of mine was mentioned along with my name as an example of how great design can result into a great Web3 user experience.
Testimonial featured on the main TailwindCSS website.
In April of 2022, I was featured in Halfvet, a Dutch design newsletter curated by Jeroen Disch.