CHRISTIAN ECKERT

Basic

Employee, Head of User Experience, Digital Product, Faraday Future

Los Angeles, United States of America

Skills

Managing Director
Creative Director
Automotive User Interface Design
Automotive UX pioneer
15+ years in UI design
Design Strategy
UX Innovations
Entrepreneurship
enterprise + agency experience
visions / passion / leadership / …
User Interface Design
User Experience Design
Creative Direction
Strategy
Automotive Industry
Creative Industry
Start-up
Leadership
Concept Design
Interactive Design
Human-Computer Interaction
Human-Machine-Interaction
out of the box thinking
world's leading automotive user interface design agentur
Vollgas!
Passion

Timeline

Professional experience for CHRISTIAN ECKERT

  • Current 6 years, since Nov 2015

    Head of User Experience, Digital Product

    Faraday Future

    Leading (and building) the Digital Product Design team, both product management and digital product design. Responsible for all interactive experiences across every user touchpoint. Creating a truly seamless, holistic cross-platform ecosystem experience for incar, mobile, web – and much more. The future of connected, personalized mobility.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Sep 2012 - Nov 2015

    CEO + Executive Creative Director

    icon incar

    Managing Director and Executive Creative Director of the world's leading automotive user interface design agency. Click to edit summaryManaging Director and Executive Creative Director of the world's leading automotive user interface design agency. – Digital Design Executive – Entrepreneur + Creative Leadership – Auto(mobile) User Interface Design Pioneer. Vollgas! – Digital Petrol Head

  • 3 years and 6 months, Apr 2009 - Sep 2012

    CEO + Creative Director

    icon incar GmbH

    Christian Eckert has been promoted managing director of icon incar just one year after joining the company in 2008. In his role, Eckert double functions also as creative director, being globally responsible for the overall creative process in developing stunning next-generation (auto)mobile interactive experiences.

  • 1 year, Apr 2008 - Mar 2009

    Director Interactive Design

    icon incar GmbH

  • 5 years and 6 months, Nov 2002 - Apr 2008

    User Interface Design

    BMW Group

    Automotive Interface Design / Automotive Interactive Branding / Showcar Visions (eg. BMW Concept CS) and Series HMI Development (MINI MMI).

  • Interaction Design

    Eckert Interaction Design Lab

  • Communications Design

    MetaDesign, Berlin

    Freelance Design / Diploma Thesis / Internship

  • User Interface Design

    IconMobile, Berlin

    Mobile Interface Design / GUI Visions / Icon Design

  • Interface/Graphic Design

    Zeichen & Wunder, München

  • Senior Interface Designer (Freelance)

    Designafairs

    User Interface Design for mobile applications

Educational background for CHRISTIAN ECKERT

  • 6 months, Jul 2001 - Dec 2001

    Interactive Multimedia Master

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale, U.S.A.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Sep 1998 - Sep 2002

    InterMedia - Interactive Communications Design

    Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences

    Winner of the NewWay Award: best diploma thesis /// Interactive Communications Design / Digital User Experience / Design / Marketing / Business / Technology

  • 1989 - 1997

    Bundesrealgymnasium Bludenz (academic high school)

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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  • Clients

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  • User needs

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Wants

Looking for exciting challenges to create and innovate challenge the status quo think different be creative and inspire.

Interests

design research labs
strategic thinking
creative direction
entrepreneurship
user experience design
art
UX Innovations
interactivity
create and discover
branding
leadership
digital petrol head
cars
automotive hmi
internet of things
technology
visual design
pushing the boundaries of user interface design

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