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WORKING

 

04/13- today
London

JustGiving: User Experience Designer
Areas: User research, service development, usability optimisation.

06/10-03/13
Cologne

people interactive: User Experience Designer
Clients: Lufthansa, Deutsche Post, Deutsche Telekom, Hotelplan.

07/09 - 05/10
Offenbach

SENSORY MINDS: Junior Concept and Creative New Business
Clients: ARTE (TV station), MLP (Financial Services) and Energieversorgung Offenbach.

03/09-09/09
Berlin

Cinexe: Freelance Graphic Designer
Client: Cinexe.

06/07-07/07
London

Splendid: Freelance Graphic Designer
Client: Life8

07/07-09/07
New York City

KarlssonWilker Inc.: Graphic Design Intern
Clients: The Municipal Art Society, Good Magazine, Swirl Records.

02/06-12/06
London and Paris

Research Studios: Graphic Design Intern
Clients: Summerset House, Royal Court Theater, Yves Saint Laurent, Dom Perignon.

11/05-12/05
Munich

jetzt.de: Graphic Design and Illustration Intern
Clients: jetzt.de, Süddeutsche Zeitung (National Newspaper).

07/05-09/05
London

John Brown Publishing: Graphic Design Intern
Client: YCN Student Awards
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LEARNING

 

12/07-12/08

Service Design Summer School: Central Saint Martins, London
Summer course for professionals to learn and apply service design methodologies.

10/07-02/09

Master of Arts in Creative Direction: Hochschule Pforzheim (Ø1,4)
Master thesis: “Design & Responsibility”. An attempt to use user-centered design to bridge the gap between design ethics and design practice.

10/03-06/07

 

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic and Media Design:
London College of Communication (Upper Second Class Honours)
Bachelor thesis: “Le flanêur - a walk”. A theoretical and visual exploration about acceleration and deceleration of urban life.

06/05-06/06

Diploma in Professional Studies: London College of Communication
A program to spend one year in the design industry to enrich theoretical knowledge with practical experience.

02/05-05/05

Erasmus Exchange: École Supérieure Estienne, Paris
Typography & visual storytelling.

10/02-06/03

 

Foundation Studies in Media Design: London College of Communication.
Developing visual language skills.


SPEAKING

German (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (good), Spanish (beginner)