Christian Söllner

Employee, Lead UX/UI Designer, Mercedes-Benz AG

Degree: Dipl.-Inf. (FH), Hochschule Hof (University of Applied Sciences)

Lupburg, Germany


Design Thinking
User Experience Design
User Interaction Design
Product Owner
Project Leadership
Customer Function Ownership
End-to-End Responsibility
Software Development
Business Education
Automotive UX
Mensch-Maschine-Interface (HMI)
High Volume Series Products
Web Development
Single Page Applikationen
Connected Services
UX Engineering
Agile Software Development
Certified Scrum Master
Certified Product Owner
Predictive UX
UX Design Methods
User Centred Design
Software Engineering
Software Requirements Specification
Gaze UI
Multimodal UI
Voice UI
Information architecture
Multiscreen Design
Responsive Design
User Interface Design
Motion Design
Visual Design
Animation Design
Human Computer Interaction
Interactive Development
Front-End Development
Modell-View-Controller (MVC)


Professional experience for Christian Söllner

  • Current 4 years and 6 months, since Jan 2017

    Lead UX/UI Designer

    Mercedes-Benz AG

    Lead UI/UX Designer, Project Lead & CFO (Customer Function Owner) of MBUX Hyperscreen Zero Layer Concept at Mercedes-Benz Cars.

  • 2 years and 6 months, Jul 2014 - Dec 2016

    UI Expert & Product Owner at Mercedes-Benz Cars

    Daimler AG

    UI/UX Expert & Product Owner for the Mercedes Benz Cars HMI HeadUnit Infotainment System for various Applications & Services at Daimler Research & Development. This included the roles and tasks of an UI/UX Expert & Domain Product Owner for the Navigation Application and Services for the serial software production. These responsibility contains the fields of concept, specification, integration and testing.

  • 2 years, Jul 2012 - Jun 2014

    User Interaction Designer at Mercedes-Benz Cars

    Daimler AG

    User Interaction Designer for a new Mercedes-Benz Cars Infotainment System. This included roles and tasks of an UX Researcher, Interactive Developer and Information Architect for the research and development process for a new automotive HMI serial production infotainment system. From Ideation, Core Concept Development, Information Architecture, Navigation Design, Wireframes, UI Flows, Interactive Prototypes, Animation Design, UI Guidelines, Widgets and UI Components to HMI Serial Software Specifications.

  • 2 years, Aug 2010 - Jul 2012

    Multidisciplinary Designer & Developer


    Front-End Development, Interface Design, Interaction Design, Multiscreen Design, Rapid & High Fidelity Prototyping, RIA, Microsites, Web, Offline Applications, Social Media Apps, Art Direction, MVC, OOP, AS3, HTML, CSS, JS

  • 1 year and 5 months, Dec 2010 - Apr 2012

    Senior Interactive Developer (Freelance)

    Publicis Pixelpark (Kunden: Siemens, ZF)

    ZF NAIAS Touchscreen Offline Installation, Siemens Foot & Beverage Online AS3/Flash-Microsite, Siemens Siprotec AS3/Flash Application

  • 11 months, Apr 2011 - Feb 2012

    Senior Interactive Developer (Freelance)

    Scholz & Volkmer GmbH (Kunden: Coca-Cola, Lufthansa, Panasonic, Schirn FFM)

    My Coke Music Website & App, My Coke Bonus - "Kurt die Kiste" Online Campaign, Coca-Cola Xmas Ecard, Coca-Cola UEFA Euro 2012, Inflight Entertainment (IFE) Next Generation - Flash/Actionscript 3.0 High Fidelity Prototyp Development, Panasonic IFA Live-Event - Flash Application Development, Schirn Kunsthalle FFM - Facebook App Development

  • 2 months, Oct 2011 - Nov 2011

    Senior Interactive Developer (Freelance)

    Heimoto AG (Kunde: World Vision Organisation)

    World Vision Organisation MyJourney Banner Campaign

  • 2 months, Nov 2010 - Dec 2010

    Senior Interactive Developer (Freelance)

    SYZYGY Deutschland GmbH (Kunde: Mazda)

    Mazda Webspecial - Actionscript3.0/Flash Front-End Development

  • 2 years and 10 months, Oct 2007 - Jul 2010

    Front-End Developer

    Scholz & Volkmer GmbH

    OOP, MVCS, Flash, AS3 Web, Offline Applications, Microsites, Interaction Design, Interface Design, Agile & Interdisciplinary Processes, Lead Development & Team Coordination, Concept, High- and Low-Fidelity Prototyping, Ideation - Betreute Kunden: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes AMG F1, Leica, ThyssenKrupp, O2,

  • 10 months, Aug 2003 - May 2004

    Work & Travel Program

    New Zealand

    12-month holiday work visa for a delightful north & south experience

  • 1 year and 1 month, Aug 1999 - Aug 2000

    Kaufmännischer Angestellter

    Fritz Berger GmbH

    Verkaufs- und Auftragsabwicklung für inländische Großhandelskunden, Organisation von Fachmesseauftritten im Bereich Camping, Freizeit & Touristik

Educational background for Christian Söllner

  • 4 years, Oct 2004 - Sep 2008


    Hochschule Hof (University of Applied Sciences)


  • 2 years and 11 months, Sep 1996 - Jul 1999

    Fritz Berger GmbH


  • German

    First language

  • English





Creative Code
User Experience Design
Digital Services
Artificial intelligence
Motion Picture
Brand Design

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