Communication design, animation, photography and storytelling: Luisa Barbero's interests and talents are as diverse and colorful as the creative scene in the cultural capital of Berlin. After her bachelor's degree in the northern Italian city of Turin, she began her master's degree in M.A. Communication Design at HMKW Berlin and already worked on film and social media projects during her studies. In this interview we asked her about her start into professional life, her most exciting projects so far and her plans for the future.
Tobias Huber started his own business as a graphic designer immediately after his studies at HMKW (B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication and M.A. Communication Design). How did he manage to start his career, what does he particularly appreciate about his work as a freelancer and what advice would he give new students? He told us all this and much more in the interview.
Being open to new things and remaining flexible in your choice of career: Graduate Giny Mateke definitely proved these two qualities after graduating in Journalism and Corporate Communications. She has turned her favourite hobby, graphic design, into a profession and has now been working for 4 years as a communication designer for a medium-sized IT service provider.
Till Theißen graduated from HMKW Berlin in 2017. Currently, he is working as a Senior Visual Editor at the social media agency Storymachine. In the interview he shares his personal experiences after graduating. Moreover, he provides useful advice for fellow students who would like to work in the field of media and design.
Kathryn Lawrence studied M.A. Communication Design at HMKW Berlin and graduaded last year. Now she is working as Junior Frontend Developer (software engineer) at the startup Grover. What did she like most about her master course? And what are her plans for the future? This and much more you learn in the following interview.
Tobias Peil discovered his love for motion design during his studies at HMKW in Cologne and Berlin. In this interview he talks about his career start and tells us what he liked most about the study program B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication.
Céline Loegel, student of B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication, is doing an internship in an international agency in Barcelona. In the interview she tell us more about her experiences and how her everyday work life looks like.
Cologne-based graphic design student Pia Witt went to Spain during her practical phase: During her internship at the internationally operating agency Story&Co in Barcelona, she worked on a variety of projects, gained intercultural work experience and learned Spanish as well. In her report she gives insights into this exciting time.
"Rare animals and where to find them" could perhaps be the working title for Julian Kolb's moving image projects. Even before he finished his studies at HMKW Cologne, the graphic design student was already able to realize several projects with his passion for filming and photography. Here he tells more about his projects and studies.