uses "she" pronouns
since Aug 2019
Grafana LabsUX Designer
As one of Grafana's first ever designers, I make the monitoring tool more user-friendly and solve the design issues of their customers and developers.
Sep 2015 - July 2019
quäntchen + glückStrategic Designer
In interdisciplinary teams of strategists, designers and developers, I designed digital products and experiences in a digital product innovation consultancy. I was involved in all steps of the process, be it from personas to design sprint, from user research to workshop preparation, or from mockups to project management. Apart from UX and product development, I created corporate and brand designs.
Sep 2013 – Aug 2015
ADAPT OR DIE VENTURESVisual Designer
I created the brand design for ADAPT OR DIE. In the process of creating the brand, I designed several websites and coordinated their launch, created print media and thousands of presentation slides. Furthermore, I built fake door MVPs and real MVPs for various product and service ideas like mix-your-own mineral water and The Valley Experience.
since Jan 2014
Jessica Müller KommunikationsdesignFreelancer
I create brand identities, print media, presentations and UX designs as a freelancer. Since 2016, I have leaned towards political design: I was Lead Designer for three election campagins for German mayoral elections.
Feb – Oct 2011
SAS GermanyDigital Marketing
As a working student, I helped the digital marketing team manage the SAS Germany website, coded new pages with HTML and CSS, created web ads and newsletters for e-mail campaigns. I did leave my mark by making animated GIF ads "a thing" at SAS.
B.A. Communication DesignMannheim University of Applied sciences, 2012 – 2016
Graduated with distinction (1.1 GPA)
See my bachelor project here
Majors: Corporate Design, Brand Design, Interactive Media
Member of Student Council from Sep 2014 – Feb 2016
B.A. English Philology and East-Asian StudiesUniversity of Heidelberg, 2009 – 2012
Graduated with the grade "Good" (1.7 GPA)
Topic of Bachelor Thesis: „Multimodality in Memes: Why Rage Comics are multimodal texts“
Best graded paper: An analysis of a Neil Gaiman „Sandman“ volume
Intercultural experienceTôin High School, Ôita Prefecture, Japan, 2007 – 2008
Biggest learnings: How to bow correctly, the regional dialect of the Ôita Prefecture, dancing ParaPara, baton twirling
achievements and media coverage
Lange Nacht der ZEIT 2019I was invited to be part of a discussion panel on the future of work (one hour video, German only) for the sixth “Lange Nacht der ZEIT 2019” on May 4th in Hamburg, Germany.
Design Iteration AwardFinalist 2018 with the quäntchen + glück rebranding project „Big Bäng“.
brand design conference 2018Conference speaker and research paper for bdc2018 in London
over 1.1 million views on YouTubeHad my 15 minutes of fame thanks to getting on YouTube very early and posting videos from my student's exchange to Japan in 2007. In 2013, the videos went viral. Funnily, although my target audience was German, the majority of the viewers is Japanese.
Design & UX
- UX / UI Design
- Brand Design
- Information Design
- Creative Methods
- Paper engineering
- Navigation Design
- Adobe CC
- HTML & CSS
- Brand Strategy
- Design Thinking
- Behavioural Science
- Project Management
- Independent Film
- Vintage Fashion
- Zero Waste
- Interior Decoration