Curriculum Vitae

Since April 2017Business Support Manager and Art Direction at Respond Global Media in London

Supporting RGM with their ESG Solution Workshop Series, RI Conferences and their Marketing Materials as well as the website for the RI Awards 2018.

Since June 2014

Freelancing at Dirk Murlebach Communication in London.

Print/web design, development and marketing. Working with some amazing clients on great projects.
German B2B and B2C Market Researcher with MaritzCX, Critical Research Response Global Media and others in London. Researching Customer Satisfaction for international Motor companies.

June 2015 – June 2016

Operations Manager for Flyeralarm UK, London. Fixed Term Contract

Design, Consultation, Customer Relation and Direction for one of Europe’s biggest online printers. Running the UK showroom in central London. Ensuring all products are delivered on time and to standard.

April 2013 – June 2014

Director of Campanero LTD, Margate

Setup of my own design studio in Margate servicing media clients and the local community with one permanent staff and two interns, providing high-quality print and web design as well as marketing activities. Sadly due to financial reasons, I choose to close the studio and return to freelancing for the time being.

April 2012 – April 2013

Head Designer and Marketing Coordinator for Flyeralarm UK, London.

Setup and introduction of one of the biggest online printer in Europe to the UK market. Working in a small team doing everything from design, planning, marketing and sponsoring campaign’s, helping our UK clients in an amazing store or via the phone findingg the right product and making the right decisions. Also guide them through any graphic software to make the right settings. For internal reasons I was asked to return to HQ but opted to stay in the UK.

October 2010 – March 2012

Graphic Designer for Flyeralarm, Wurzburg, Germany.

Customer liaison and staff/client management for one of Europe’s biggest online printer. Being part and nally leading a team of graphic and print specialist’s dealing with the issues of our clients and usually managing to put a smile back to their face by guiding them through all sorts of design software and any OS. I was then asked to relocate to the UK to help with the UK and Ireland affairs.

March 2010 – August 2010

Certi cation at Webmaster’s Europe as Web designer Grade 1 and 2.

HTML, XHTML, HTML5, CSS2, CSS3, Flash, Audio- and Video editing, CMS Systems, etc. at GFN AG, Trainings Center, Koblenz.

February 2000 – January 2010

Graphic Designer/Layouter, satz21 GmbH & Co. KG in Egelsbach, Germany

Production Coordinator data input, checking and quality control for a number of tabloid Newspapers and their special feature magazines. Liaising with agencies and clients in the technical eld. Design of special Print products to the Sales Department. Image processing and Ad Design for our customers Blitz Tip Verlag, Neu-Isenburg, Freitags Anzeiger Mörfelden and MAZ, Giessen.

January 1993 – February 2000

Freelancer in advertising, promotion and marketing.

Doing all sorts of Marketing and Promotion. Top moments with Alibert presence at the KDW in Berlin and organizing the Johnson & Johnson introduction of KY Jelly to the German market at the rst GAYDAY consumer fair in Frankfurt. There are too many to mention. Great fun, amazing clients and many things I learned.

November 1990 – December 1992

Quality Control, Testing Division ABS, Lucas Automotive, Koblenz

Only joined to earn some quick money on the production line. After 3 days I found myself as part of the team developing the rst electronic ABS for Lucas. It was my responsibility to test and document the valves for leakage and ow under extreme temperatures.

October 1988 – October 1990

Assistant Production Manager, Future Publishing, Bath, UK

This is where it all started. I was told I got the job as I wouldn’t moan about the hours and hard work due to my building background. I found myself being part of one oft the amazing start up’s I know. Producing great magazines while helping quark with the development of XPress 2.0. I learned it all there. I loved the job the minute I walked into the of ce. Still have contact with some of the people I have worked with. A real life changer. Due to family reasons I had to return to Germany.

August 1987 – October 1988

Move to Great Britain

Working in Shopfitting and Carpentry in Bath on new builds and restorations. 1984 – 1987

Apprenticeship as Painter and Decorator, Hans Burkhardt, Alzey

Languages

German native, English, uent, spoken and written.

Software and Certi cates:

Apple OSX, Quark Xpress, Adobe CS, Microsoft Office, Enfocus Pitstop, OneVision Asura and Solvero, Catapult, JJK, CMS with Word- press, Joomla, etc., PDF editing, image editing, work- ow analysis and management, web design, and many more.

Project management and solutions K.I.Z., Neuwied
PDF Work- ow seminar with Dr. Wirth, Frankfurt
Colour Management with Gretag Macbeth, Dr. Wirth, Frankfurt Neuro Linguistic Knowledge, at Flyeralarm, Wurzburg Customer Management, at Flyeralarm, Wurzburg

Clients

UK & Ireland: Response Global Media, London, Mavens of London, London, Smart Connect Research, London, Eastcore Fash- ion, London, Vapour Gallery, London, Le petit Cafe, London Charlotte Cory, Artist, London Wendy Hiscocks, Composer, London/ Australia Tracy Kendall, Wallpaper design, Margate The Generation Group, Margate The Cupcake, Margate Loopsy Boutique, Margate The Margate Smokehouse, Margate, Margate Museum, Margate Bow’s Kitchen, Margate Suzy Nina Interiors, Ramsgate Margate Mews, Holiday letting Fantastic Partners, London Sally Turner, Leather Designer, London Simon Hanson, Drummer with Squeeze, Death in Vegas, London Dave Little, Graphic Design Legend, London Ondata Coaching, Killarney and many others

Germany: Paulus and Thewalt, Höhr-Grenzhausen Compass Publishing Solutions, Mainz Johnson & Johnson, Düsseldorf satz21 GmbH & Co. KG in Neu-Isenburg satz22 GmbH & Co. KG in Giessen L.S.D. in Friedrichsdorf HJS.net in Urbar Sapro GmbH Gutenacker Voigt Printing, Koblenz / Bassenheim Globalized AG, Montabaur Hümmerich Creations, Dierdorf J. K. Printing, Ko- blenz Ecstase Messe GmbH, Oberhonnefeld Verlag Zöllner, Koblenz Parath Bathroom, Sarstedt E.H.S. Merchandise, Guckheim

 

References available upon request