Teaching Staff Design Department

Prof. Sebastian Kraus

Head of Design Department Campus Frankfurt

 

B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication

s.kraus@hmkw.de

Teaching (selection)

  • Color, form, composition
  • Basics of interface and interaction design
  • Interactive media

Research and teaching focus

  • Design process and creativity
  • User Experience and digital design
  • Corporate design and identity

Curriculum vitae

Work experience

since 2018

 

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft, Frankfurt: Head of Design Department

since 2017

 

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft, Frankfurt: Professor for graphic design and visual communication

since 2011

Freelance designer and consultant for brand development and digital design. Yoga and mindfulness trainer in the area of health care management.

1998-2011

Different agencies and positions, among others as art director, senior art director for OgilvyInteractive and Scholz & Volkmer and project leader at the Deutsche Telekom Products & Innovation department.

Awards

ADC Deutschland, Bronze

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer GmbH

 

Webby Award, official honoree

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer GmbH

 

DDC Gute Gestaltung 13, Silber

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Automotive Brand Contest, Best of the Best

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

red dot award: communication design, Winner

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Annual Multimedia Award, Gold

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Econ Award „Unternehmenskommunikation“, Shortlist

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

CommAwards „Der Pixel“, Silber

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

FWA, 2012, Site of the day

Project: Mercedes-Benz.com / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

iF communication design award, Award

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Jahr der Werbung, Bronze

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

red dot award communication design, best of the best

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Annual Multimedia Award, Gold

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

DDC Gute Gestaltung 12, Bronze

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

FWA, Mobile of the day

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Rat für Formgebung Automotive Brand Contest, Winner

Project: Mercedes-Benz, TV iPad / iPhone App / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Jahrbuch der Werbung, Shortlist

Project: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Zelluloid / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

DMMA OnlineStar, Bronze

Project: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Zelluloid / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Golden Drum, Shortlist

Project: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Zelluloid / Agentur: Scholz & Volkmer

 

DDC Gute Gestaltung 10, Honorable Mention

Project: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Zelluloid / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Annual Multimedia, Yearbook publishing

Project: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Zelluloid / Agency: Scholz & Volkmer

 

Deutscher Dialogmarketing Preis, Shortlist

Project: MINI, United Friends Festival Challenge / Agency: OgilvyInteractive worldwide

 

OnlineStar, Shortlist

Project: MINI, United Friends Festival Challenge / Agency: OgilvyInteractive worldwide

 

Adobe MAX Award, Honorable Mention

Project: Interdisciplinary study project, Stoffwechsel / Hochschule: FH Kaiserslautern Virtual Design

 

DDC Gute Gestaltung, Excellent thesis

Project: Interdisciplinary study project, Stoffwechsel / Hochschule: FH

Kaiserslautern Virtual Design

 

Fördergast/awardee

Künstlerwerkgemeinschaft e.V. Kaiserslautern

Memberships

DDC Deutscher Designer Club