Mobile product designer,
tech lover & problem solver.

I'm a designer with 8+ years of design experience, specialized in crafting product experiences for iOS & Android, sometimes web. Currently I'm working with Shutterstock, leading the product experience for our apps in Berlin and travel a lot to our beautiful headquarters in New York City.


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Hello human.

I'm self-taught in the realms of product design and earned a degree in digital media design some years ago. After the launch of the first iPhone back in 2007 I knew my passion was all about mobile products.

Born in the heart of Germany, I'm interested in design, technology, gadgets and astronomy since my early childhood. I fooled around with everything that had LED's & power connections, spend my evenings looking at the sky, wondering how our beautiful universe works.

Recent & past projects.

Below you can find some of the projects I'm currently working on or have been working on in the past.

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Minimal Timer

iOS - Minimal Series

You can guess what a timer does. It's in development - More to come soon...

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Minimal Stopwatch

iOS - Minimal Series

A beautifully designed, and very easy to use stopwatch. No more, no less.

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Shutterstock

iOS, Android

Browse more than 135 million digital assets, search, download, edit and save assets to collections on the go.

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Contributor

iOS, Android

Check earnings & sales activity, upload & submit assets, access & edit your sets or images on the go.

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TunedIn

iOS, Android, Web

TunedIn is improving the way users discover, connect, and participate with television content.

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Here's a free spot! Let's work together.

There's more... Just ping me!

What I can help with.

Creating digital products, no matter the platform(s) can be tough. It involves much more than just design, code and management. I can cover parts, or the entire spectrum of the process for digital crafted products.

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Planning

Defining goals, the scope, requirements and success criteria

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Research

Focusing on user- and market research, surveys, analytics

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Exploration

Create user journeys- and stories, storyboards, personas & flows

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Architecture

Helping with card sorting, sitemaps and audits

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Design

I sketch, wireframe and design entire component libraries & kits

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Prototyping

I experiment with interaction patterns on paper, with design or in code

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Development

I don't necessarily write production-code. But it helps getting the designs right

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Testing

I can help with setting up environments for user, A/B- or remote testing

I'd love to help you too. Get in touch!

Case studies.

Here are some excerpts from projects I've been working on privately. I think it's super important to always question the status quo and continue to learn! Case studies let me grow and learn new skills or aspects of design or the product cycle.

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Netflix

iOS onboarding case study

Since Gretel & Netflix redesigned the Netflix brand, I took a stab at the iOS onboarding flow and design.

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Colore

iOS case study

I got a set of Philips Hue lights and simply wanted to make an app for light-controls.

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Calenday

iOS case study

First started in 2012, I still consider to develop this calendar app. 😎

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Linkedin

Mac OS case study

I'm on Linkedin a lot. A native Mac OS app would be a great addition to their products.

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Illustrations

Icons, characters, infographics

I also design icons, illustrations, characters (still learning the basics here) or infographics.

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Facebook

iOS case study

We've all been there... Scrolling our feed in bed at night. Wouldn't it be great if the UI would adjust for time and surroundings?

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There's more... Just ping me!

Be fantastic. Be fast.

My workflow is fast and efficient. Besides creating & using automation scripts, I use a specific set of tools in order to work efficient and of course, to save some extra time and cash. Below are just a few of the tools I work with on a daily basis.

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Sketch

I use Sketch as my daily UI tool. It's just amazing what it can do!

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Illustrator

Great for flows or wireframes. Also iconography or infographics.

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InVision

A great collaboration tool for every stakeholder on the project.

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Omnigraffle

Sitemaps, information architecture, flows - You name it!

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Xcode

My go to source for working in iOS prototypes and apps.

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Android Studio

Much better than Eclipse! Superb for interface engineering.

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Github

All the code has to go somewhere. I don't do Terminal that often...

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JIRA

The must have for any projects in agile environments!

Make sure it works.

To ensure a very high-standard of design quality, I work very closely with developers and take care of most of the front-end, the UI and small nuances in code myself. I'm obsessed with designing and prototyping great experiences for humans to interact with their devices.

I love thinking outside the box and freeing myself from constraints. But in reality, working on real products, I'm very thorough about limitations by the operating system, the API and time constraints - Shipping a real product requires full dedication and knowledge about what's doable - and what's not. I do that - seriously.

Enough bragging.

See what people have to say that actually worked with me along the way!

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You made it.

Thanks for making it down here. I hope this wasn't TL;DR and I hope you got a glance at what I'm best at. I'd love to hear from you. Just shoot me an email or a tweet, connect on Linkedin, follow me on Dribbble, or Instagram. (I'll update my Instagram, promise).

Now, have a great day, a good night. Wherever you are.

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