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About

ABOUT

 

Hello

I 'm Kevin Mitchell, hands-on Visual Designer, Art Director, UI Designer, Digital Design Consultant, and Photographer. Originally from the UK, now currently based in the beautiful city of Hamburg in the north of Germany. I have 20 years design experience working as a digital creative for international agencies, startups and big brands throughout Europe. 

 
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Core Skills

UI/UX Design, Digital Branding, Visual Design, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Apps, Design Strategy & Consulting, E-Commerce

 
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Interests

When I'm not busy designing I enjoy running, travel, music, vinyl records, photography, great movies and TV shows, playing drums and getting out and about on my vintage Vespa.

 
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Brands

Over the course of my career I have worked on a wide range of projects across multiple industries which include Automotive, Online Banking, Fashion, E-Commerce, Electronics and Luxury Goods.

Brands I have worked for include Adidas, Audi, Chanel, Clariant, DHL, Eventim, Lancôme, Leica, Lexus, REWE, Sennheiser, Toyota, VW, Montblanc & Mercedes-Benz.

 
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Agencies

In recent years I have had the good fortune to work together with some extremely talented individuals and some amazing agencies. These include:

AKQA. Strichpunkt Design. Mutabor Design. Hauser Lacour. DDB Tribal. Jung von Matt. Aperto. Scholz & Friends. SinnerSchrader. BBDO Interone. BBDO Proximity. Geometry Global. thjnk. Bassier, Bergmann & Kindler. Razorfish. Serviceplan. Philipp und Keuntje. XING. Design3.

 
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Experience

After completing 5 years of Design Studies I moved to London and worked as a Senior Multimedia Designer. I worked across various disciplines during this time which included motion design, event production, multimedia, web design and photography.

I moved to Germany in 2001 to the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen where I worked in Düsseldorf and Köln. Since 2009 I have been based in Hamburg in the north of Germany.

Qualifications

BTEC National Diploma / Design
Stevenage College of Art

B.A. Honours Degree / Graphic Design
University of Plymouth - Exeter Campus, School of Art

Skills

Hands-on Digital Designer, UI/UX Design, Visual Design, Art Direction, Digital Branding, Creative Direction, Animation, Agile Methodology, Apps, Branding, Campaign Websites, Concept Development, Corporate Design, Design Consulting & Strategy, E-Commerce, E-Learning, Graphic Design, Information Graphics, Interaction Design, Intranet, Motion Design, Online Banking, Prototyping, Responsive Design, Styleguides

Awards

Red Dot Award: Brand of the Year 2017 – Audi
Red Dot 'Best of the Best' Award - Audi
German Design Award Gold 2018 – Audi
Annual Multimedia Award Gold – Audi
Corporate Design Prize -Audi
Deutsche Designer Club Award - Audi
Art Directors Club, Germany
Deutscher Digital Award
Creative Review Photography Annual
FWA
Annual Multimedia

Languages

English: First Language
German: Fluent

 

Work Experience

2011 - Present
Visual Designer, Creative Director, UI Designer, Design Consultant, Digital Branding / Freelancer
AKQA, Mutabor, Strichpunkt, Hauser Lacour, Razorfish, Jung von Matt, Aperto, XING, Eventim, Geometry Global, thjnk, MING Labs, Philipp & Keuntje, Interone, SinnerSchrader, DDB Tribal, Serviceplan, Design3, NDR

2010 - 2011
Senior Art Director Digital / Scholz & Friends

2009 -2010
Senior Art Director Online / SinnerSchrader

2007-2008
Senior Art Director Online / Freelancer
Interone, Proximity, SinnerSchrader

2006-2007
Senior Screendesigner / Bassier, Bergmann & Kindler

2000-2006

Screendesigner / BMZ+more (Saatchi & Saatchi)

1993-2000
Senior Multimedia Designer / JB Communications

 

Recent Key Projects

Audi Digital Branding 2017

As lead Digital Designer I created and developed the look & feel of the new Audi User Interface and lead the design team in the development of the digital branding for use across multiple digital applications and devices. My role as a digital design consultant for the agency Strichpunkt involved extensive client liaison and regular design presentations with Audi's worldwide Head of Digital Business and Strategy. This project then developed further to include the design, conception and development of the new myAudi app.

 

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Audi Startup - ‘Audi on Demand’ Service

For the mobility startup ‘Audi on Demand’, I worked together with AKQA and our Audi clients in the mobility house in Munich. Over the course of a year I designed and developed the UI/UX design for the new mobility service. The Audi on Demand app is a premium car rental service where customers can choose from an exclusive Audi fleet and have the car delivered directly to them. Working in sprints alongside a highly skilled and talented team of developers we created the service which is currently available in San Francisco, Munich, Manchester, Beijing and Singapore.

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Get in touch

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Please feel free to contact me if you need digital design support on one of your projects.

krm.mitchell@gmail.com
+49 175 4150 775

Alternatively just fill in this handy form here. I look forward to hearing from you.

 

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