Success Stories Department of Design

Career start in communication design: from hobby to profession

Flexibel und neugierig: Absolventin Giny Mateke

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.

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Working in an international team

HMKW-Studentin Pia Witt am Strand in Barcelona

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.

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Creating videos all around the globe

Julian Kolb während eines dreimonatigen Aufenthalts in der Wüste Gobi.

"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.

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