NEW YORK, USA // Jouke joined MediaMonks as the first creative Monk, back when MySpace was still a thing. Since 2005, Jouke and MediaMonks have grown into creative powers of international fame. Besides gaining recognition as an Art Director and Creative Director on more than one hundred award-winning projects across the digital spectrum, Jouke contributed to MediaMonks’ offering of highly skilled teams and talent around the world.
His move to NY in 2014 marked the beginning of the successful rise of the Monks in the United States. Numerous recognitions, Monks and offices added later, the thing he’s most proud of is building one of Working Not Working’s Top 50 ‘Companies Creatives Would Kill to Work for Full Time’.
With ten years of building MediaMonks under his belt, Jouke became a Partner in 2015, which makes him Global Chief Creative Officer of one of the top digital creative production partners in the world. Jouke’s passionate pursuit of creative excellence and innovation for the industry earned him a seat on the jury at top-tier awards ceremonies such as the Webby’s and the ADC Global Award, and he is routinely asked to share his knowledge as a guest on shows like Pixel Brasil, SXSW and Dubai Lynx.