ABOUT ME

About me

Some thrilling facts

Some thrilling facts

EXPERIENCE 14+ years  ·  LEVEL Professional  ·  FINAL DEGREE Dipl. Media Designer

I am a Hamburg based Art and Creative Director who focuses on digital projects but is familiar with all other areas of advertising, design and communication. My clients include some of Germany’s most recognized and largest advertising agencies and companies. During my 14 years of work experience I created all kinds of different projects – starting from a simple online banner to an entire brand launch.

My strength lies in the automotive sector (Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, etc.), but I love to work for all kinds of industries and brands. No matter whether I am hired as the creative lead or as a designer – the team always comes first. I work with an unpretentious hands on approach and offer a wide range of different skills.

Since 2016 I am a proud father. My little family is my most precious project.

AGENCIES

Grabarz & Partner, Jung von Matt, Philipp und Keuntje, Serviceplan, Heye, Lukas Lindemann Rosinski, La Red, plan.net, Idean, Publicis Pixelpark, Dokyo, Isobar, elbdudler, elephant seven, Liquid Campaign, Metzler Vater, Springer & Jacoby

AWARDS

3* ADC, 5* DDP, 1* DMMA Onlinestar, 2* DOPK, 
1* One Show New York, 1* Google Agency Tube, 1* IAB Mixx Award

BRANDS

Allianz, Apollo Optik, Autostadt, AXE, Bahlsen, bebe, BMW, BOSCH, Burt’s Bees, Byton, Castrol, Char Broil, Costa Cruises, DEVK, Dove, Dräger, EDEKA, Ferrero, Frangelico, Fructis, Garnier, Gutfried, IKEA, KIA, Leibniz, LOVOO, Maggi, Mercedes-Benz, Mobilcom, moebel.de, Mondelez, Montblanc, Multipower, Nescafé, Nivea, OTTO, Penaten, Seetours, SPORT 1, Strongbow, Südzucker, Tchibo, Thalia, TUI, Vapiano, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge, WIENERS + WIENERS, ZEIT, and many more...

COMPANIES

Volkswagen, ZEIT, LOVOO, Costa Cruises, moebel.de, SPORT1

SKILLS

Creative Lead, Creative Director, Design Owner, Art Director, Concept Writer, Concept Designer, Visual / UX / UI Designer

METHODOLOGY

Ideation, agile Design (Double Diamond, Design Sprints, et al.), Presentation, Workshops, Interviews, Prototyping

TOOLS

Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, et al.), Sketch, InVision Suite, Principle, Office Suite (Mac & Windows)

VITA

since 2013

Freelance
Art & Creative Director

2010 - 2013

Grabarz & Partner
Creative Director

2007 - 2010

elephant seven
Art Director

2004 - 2007

Freelance
Art Director

2004

Diploma
Dipl. Media Designer

Diploma
Dipl. Media Designer

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