Based in London/UK, Christian is acting ‘Head of Creative Innovation, – leading a team of creative innovation experts across the region of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Helping brands imagine, prototype and build game-changing user experiences by bringing together Creativity and Emerging Technology.
Christian started experimenting with the possibilities that emerging digital and social media platforms were offering at the early beginnings of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Co. Following two of his projects that turned into actual startups.
Before working at Google, Christian was the Executive Creative Director of Razorfish in Sydney – Australia‘s (former) leading full- service digital creative agency specialized in Brand Strategy, Integrated Marketing, Digital, Social Media, Mobile, UX and Design.
R/GA [NEW YORK]
Christian worked for nearly 4 years at R/GA, New York – the Digital Innovation Agency of the Decade. There he was inventing services, platforms and integrated campaigns for brands like McCormick, Google, MasterCard and Nike.
CRISPIN PORTER BOGUSKY [USA]
Christian worked at Crispin, Porter + Bogusky in Boulder/Colorado, USA – one of Advertising Age „Agencies of the Decade“ as Lead Interactive on the Activision/ Guitar Hero account. There he was also part of the team working on Best Buy’s ‘Twelpforce’ that won the Titanium and Integrated Grand Prix at Cannes.
JUNG VON MATT [GERMANY]
Christian worked for two and a half years at Jung von Matt, one of the most creative hot-shops in Germany, as a ‘Concept/Creative’, which is a mix of a digital copywriter and a UX-designer, on clients like Mercedes Benz, Evian and many more.
SONY MUSIC / WARNER MUSIC
Christian worked in leading positions at Sony Music and Warner Music, helping artists become pop-culture icons and get into the top 10 charts. During this time, he was responsible for the Marketing, Creative Direction, Strategy and Promotion of more than 60 Dance-Pop, Techno and Hip Hop artists.
BOOKS & WHITE-PAPERS
There has never been a better time to be a creative! With all the change that is happening around us there is so much to challenge, figure out and put into new perspective. Following some of the books and white-papers on that topic that Christian published.