Joke Hautekiet, lecturer at Howest University College West Flanders, teaches advertising, online communication and digital media. She has a masters degree in visual arts at St. Lucas University College of Arts and Design Antwerp, Belgium and has been fascinated by graphical and digital design for many years.
She started her career in an advertising agency as an art director working for a wide range of clients for 7 years, including Sony, before moving into education.
Today she is responsible for the advertising program at Howest. Recent years she has been involved in several research projects regarding the use of social media in education and communication.