Projects & Employment

 

since 2017 // researcher // futurist

Freie Universität Berlin, Institut Futur – researcher // project beFORE – becoming future-orientated entrepreneurs in business and universities: An EU funded project with partners from Poland, Italy and Spain to develop an e-learning platform  _ for more information: www.futureoriented.eu

 

since 2014  // consulting futurist // transformation designer // communication facilitator

S|O communication & Foresight – Freelance // futures research, transformation design, concept, communication management, facilitating workshops, project-consulting and -coordinating // Projects: aktion weitblick – betreutes wohnen gGmbH, Initiative D2030 gUG, IÖW Berlin, People Make Maendeleo e.V., VCD.org, and others

 

2009 – 2013 // Partner // consulting designer // communication facilitator

BIG IDEA Global Ltd communication – Chief Creative Director / Partner // agency management, project management, budget responsibility, strategic and creative agency-lead // Projects: AMC Consulting, Nestlé Nutrition, Park Lane Winterhude, Radisson BLU Hotel Hamburg, Sanofi-Aventis and others

 

2004 – 2013 //  concept  designer // communication facilitator

S|OLLENBURG art direction – freelance creative / art director // creative, communication concept, print production, project management // Projects: Ad Agenda GmbH, BER-Deckensysteme, DGAP e.V., energa PR Agentur, Lawinenstift GmbH, Medienfactory Berlin, Paritätisches Bildungswerk Potsdam, die taz, Smentek-Beratung, Telekom AG, Tinkerbelle GmbH, and others

 

2003 – 2004 // Creative director

tbwa\Vienna – Senior Art Director / Creative Director // team leader, client contact, project responsibility // Projects: Nissan Motors, Sony-PlayStation, Henkel, and others

 

2000 – 2003 // senior Art director

bbdo Berlin – Senior Art Director // creative lead, concept, project responsibility // Projects for: Berliner Volksbank, InfoRadio, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Wapme Systems, Wrigley GmbH, and others

 

1999 – 2000 // senior Art director

dorland Berlin – Art Director // concept, communication design, project coordination // Projects: Halfords Autoteile GmbH, Honda, Messe Berlin, and others

 

1994 – 1999 // Art director

ogilvy & mather new york – Art Director // concept and implementation of print & TV campaigns // Projects: American Express, IBM, Kraft Foods, Maxwell House Coffees, Merck Inc, New York State Tourism, Seagram, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Unilever (Dove Soaps), and others

 

1993 – 1994 // communication designer

Freelance Designer in New York, NY and San Francisco, CA

 

 

Educational Experience

 

Since 2018

FU Berlin / Masterprogram Futures Studies – Academic / Lecturer // block seminar in the graduate studies:  »Futures Studies and participatory-normative approaches«



Since 2016

MSA / FH Münster department of Architecture – Academic / Lecturer // block seminar for the masters program:  »Futures Studies: planning with methods for designing futures«

 

Since 2012

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin Career Center –  Lecturer // block seminar: »Designing for science and practical application« the design concept and realization of print media

 

Sep / Oct 2016 

ÖKOLOGISCHER VERKEHRSclub Deutschland (VCD e. V.) – Lecturer // for the project »Mobilität 2050« – Introductory lecture on futures research and instruction to create the scenarios with the topic sustainable urban mobility

 

Jan / Feb 2015

Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung Berlin – Trainee // research field »Corporate Management & Consumption« / project »Peer-Sharing«

 

Dec 2014

KLAX Gruppe / Lebendig Lernen gGmbH – Facilitaor // project week with high school students grade 9 working on the topic »School of the future« using the method »futures workshop«

 

2006 – 2009 various Marketing Workshops

paritätisches bildungswerk brandenburg e. v. – Speaker // applied marketing in the workshop series: »Media Experts«

 

economista e. v. Berlin (Seminars for Start-ups of women) – Speaker // adult education for start-ups by women on the topic marketing

 

Design Akademie Berlin – Lecturer // creative techniques in the seminar »International Marketing«

 

 

education

 

Freie Universität Berlin / Department of Education and Psychology Masters-Program »Futures Studies« // Master of Arts« (M.A.) in Futures Studies

 

Academy of art University San Francisco, CA/USA // Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts« (B.F.A.) with Appreciation in Advertising Design

 

John. F. Kennedy German-American Community School in Berlin, Germany // High School Diploma & Abitur

 

qualification

 

Universität der Künste Berlin (University of the Arts)– Summer School // Workshop of »Advanced Service Design«

 

IDZ Berlin – Design & Company // Courses: Design Thinking; creative writing, and more

 

Art Directors Club Germany // Workshop on sustainable communication (in »ADC Management Dialog«)

 

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