Product and Interaction Design


What have I done so far?

10+ years in digital strategy, design and product development.


American Express - Design Systems Director

New York, September 2018 - Present

frog Design - Creative Direction and Interaction Design

Leading large-scale product design and development for clients across multiple verticals. Mentoring design teams through craft and process in human centered design. Designing scalable, intuitive and engaging user interfaces and experiences.
New York, July 2014 - September 2018

TouchCast - Product Development

User experience and interface design for new digital video product along with quality assurance of iPad app pre-launch.
New York, March 2013 - August 2013

Virtual Identity AG - Web Strategy & Design

Designing information architectures, user flows and personas for large scale insurance, healthcare, engineering and automotive clients. Preparation of global roll-outs for website relaunches and content management systems. Developing multi-channel digital strategies across different platforms, devices and user groups.
Munich, September 2009 - July 2012

MetaDesign - Brand Consulting

Strategic brand management, workshop preparation for brand and identity creation.  Primary focus on automotive and insurance sectors.
Berlin, January 2009 - June 2009

TBWA\ - Account Management / Planning

Preparing pitches and competitor analyses.  Planning and conducting an empirical survey for the later development of a brand strategy.
Berlin, February 2008 - July 2008



Programming: HTML(5), CSS, JavaScript (jQuery, NodeJS), 
WebRTC/Sockets, Asterisk, Network
Protocols (BLE, WiFi)

Software: Sketch, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Zeplin,
Processing, Framer.js, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Max/MSP/Jitter,
JIRA, Slack, Trello, MS Office

Hardware: Arduino, Raspberry Pi

Languages: German (native), English (native), Spanish (intermediate) and
Japanese (beginner)


New York University

Interactive Telecommunications Program
Masters of Professional Studies
May 2014

Accadis Hochschule

International Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts
May 2008

Frankfurt International School

Bilingual International Baccalaureate
May 2005


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