Hey, I'm Rick Karens

I am a 18-year-old Rotterdam-based interaction design student. Currently, I am a full-time design intern at DotControl.


SmartBikes are a new generation of bicycles which make cycling a little easier and more fun. Tracefy provides several solutions to make your Ebike a SmartBike. I was responsible for the UI design.

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VNG (Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten) represents the interests of all municipalities in the Netherlands. Commissioned by Weave, I created the UI design of the app.

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The Erasmus Honours Law College is a program of the Erasmus University that is specifically developed for highly motivated and involved students. I was responsible for the web design.

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Peaqed [WIP]

Peaqed will help you make new friends and find new relationships. Or to meet that one person you're flirting with on that train every morning. I am responsible for the Branding & UI design.

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Known as ‘the Sensor Solution Company’ is Tradinco able to design sensors to your need, always resulting in the best and most cost effective way. I was responsible for the web design

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So, don't be shy

If you would like to work with me or just say hello. Feel free to drop me an email at hello@rickrns.com or get in touch via social media profiles.