Hi, my name is Jim

Jim is a creative entrepreneur, teacher, designer and speaker.

With almost 10 years experience in strategy, marketing and communication, he works as an advisor and project manager for different types of organizations in the private and public domain. By applying different (co-)design (thinking) methods he aims to unlock potential, innovation, and creative equity in organizations and teams. Furthermore, he knows how to connect, motivate and engage the right stakeholders in projects to create sustainable success. 

Jim Steenbakkers (MSc.), also teaches as a university lecturer at the Technical University of Eindhoven, as a responsible lecturer for courses such as ‘Qualitative Marketing – User research and Marketing Methods’ and ‘Innovating by Design’. Interested in people and processes: he also conducts research on the role of design (thinking) strategies and multi-stakeholder collaboration in business areas. 

How I help you to connect and engage unlock potential grow your audience


I help you to tinker and conceptualize your BHAG's, dormant radical ideas and disruptive innovations, using design tools and methods.


I help you to translate your brand / project into a seamless experience for your users. Boosting your exposure and brand equity.


I help you to convey your key messages to the right targeted stakeholders by dropping bombs of surprise and spot-on campaigns.


I help you to engage with your stakeholders and customers, so that they feel part of your brand / project and become ambassadors.

Incudem - Power to citizens
Client- VolkerWessels

Role - Marketing & Innovation Director
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Transforming a secondment agency

Client - REEF

Role - Creative Strategist
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Visit Eersel
Destination Marketing Organization to promote the municipality of Eersel

Role - Project Manager
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Who Cares for the Carers!?
Dutch Design week 2021 Project

Role - Project team member - Marketing
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Vorige slide
Volgende slide

Case studies

Other featured projects


Brand Strategy, Launching Campaign, Visual Design, Promotions

A2 - 'Groene

Strategy, Stakeholder communication, Co-design,
Branding & Promotions

Water chain

Strategy, User-research,
Co-design, concept design, 
Marketing & Communication

Get in touch!

Do you have a burning question about my work? Do you want to connect? Do you want to unlock your potential? Drop me a message and let’s get in touch! 

Or schedule a call

Want to sit down and enjoy a good conversation over a cup of (virtual) coffee, or any concrete follow up question? Don’t hesitate to contact me.