Eddy Salzmann

Basic

Self-employed, Head of Design (Freelance), Wild.ai

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Service Design
UI Design
User Experience Design
Product Design
UX Design
Team Lead
Softwareentwicklung
Webentwicklung

Timeline

Professional experience for Eddy Salzmann

  • Current 10 months, since Dec 2020

    Head of Design (Freelance)

    Wild.ai

  • Current 3 years and 9 months, since 2018

    Lead Product Designer | UX & Service Designer | Developer (Freelance)

    AddSecure

    At AddSecure, I work closely with the technical department on realizing great products and services for their customers. These services include B2C and B2B apps focusing on managing property alerts and interactions. My work includes: - Lead Product Design for several security-driven B2C and B2B apps - Brand consulting for the general branding direction

  • Current 19 years and 9 months, since Jan 2002

    Lead Product Designer | Principal Designer | Design & Development Hybrid

    Eddy Salzmann

  • 2018 - 2019

    Lead Product Designer | Service Designer | Developer (Freelance)

    Landor Associates

    Landor is one of the leading branding agencies in the world. Helping them to bring their fantastic brand approaches to digital life I worked closely with them and their clients on a couple of game-changing services and products. My work included: - Digital brand transformation, Art Direction, and Lead Product Design - Technical consulting and feasibility approaches - Ideation and realization of apps, platforms, and services - Development

  • 5 months, Jul 2018 - Nov 2018

    Lead Product Designer | Principal Designer (Freelance)

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn offers not only railway services for its daily 13mio customers but also has tons of other services such as car sharing, bike sharing, logistics, etc. To make these services share a common database, DB asked us to create an SSO for all of its services. I was responsible for: - Developing the design system - Guide development and technical feasibility - Identify needs & specify requirements - Prototype & User testing

  • 7 months, May 2018 - Nov 2018

    Lead Designer | Product Designer | UX Designer (Freelance)

    B-Reel

    I supported B-Reel Stockholm on an interactive tour project for one of their clients. The project included some high-level interaction analysis as well as creative problem-solving in a user-centric approach. My work included: - User research and prototyping - Technical analysis and feasibility - AR interaction approaches for several tour stations - Product design for digital and physical solutions - Architectural ideation

  • 1 month, Mar 2018 - Mar 2018

    Teacher | Coach | Mentor (Freelance)

    Hyper Island

    Group coaching for a prototyping course

  • 7 months, Jul 2017 - Jan 2018

    Lead Service Designer | Senior Art Director (Freelance)

    Another Tomorrow

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 2015 - Jan 2018

    Lead Product Designer | Lead UX Designer | Motion & 3D Designer (Freelance)

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    At Bosch Berlin, I was responsible for the Product Design Lead of two of their digital products focusing on user-centric approaches of car owners. My work included: - Product Design Lead and Creative Direction - Ideation and realization of strategic approaches - Animation and 3d Lead - Managing junior designers

  • 1 month, Mar 2017 - Mar 2017

    Teacher | Coach | Mentor (Freelance)

    Hyper Island

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2015 - Dec 2016

    Lead Product Designer | Principal Designer | Senior Art Director (Freelance)

    Spotify

    At Spotify, we created two major projects: Spotify Community and Spotify Help along with several smaller projects in Stockholm HQ. My work included: - Developing the design system - Identify needs & specify requirements - Prototype & User testing - Align requirements with development team - Manage junior designers

  • 1 month, Oct 2016 - Oct 2016

    Lead Designer | Product Designer | Service Designer (Freelance)

    antoni GmbH

  • 3 years and 8 months, Jan 2013 - Aug 2016

    Lead Product Designer | Creative Director | UX Designer (Freelance)

    Idean

  • 6 months, Oct 2015 - Mar 2016

    Lead Product Designer | Creative Director | UX Designer (Freelance)

    Volkswagen AG

    At Volkswagen we realised a major project focusing on user interactions inside the car. We went with a user-centric approach and used design thinking for our design processes. My work included: - Analyzing user behavior and conducting user interviews in real-life scenarios - Cooperating with engineers on new car developments - Building approaches for interaction models - Creative Direction and Product Design for the final approach

  • 10 months, Jan 2015 - Oct 2015

    Lead Designer | Creative Director (Freelance)

    HEAD Sport GmbH

    Head asked us to conceptualize and guide their new sportswear section. We planned and executed the complete strategy for the market release. My work included: - Ideation and realization of the campaign strategy - Art Direction and Implementation of their new sportswear section into their global website - Prepare and guide the photo shooting for the campaign

  • 2 months, Jun 2015 - Jul 2015

    Senior Art Director (Freelance)

    DAYONE GmbH

  • 2 years and 4 months, Oct 2012 - Jan 2015

    Senior Art Director | Motion & 3D Designer | Developer (Freelance)

    Blast Radius Hamburg

    At Blast Radius, I helped to realize dozens of digital projects for clients such as Nivea, Castrol, Novartis, and many more. Together we created great brand experiences, product launches, and global campaigns. My work included: - Creative and Art Direction and Product Design of global campaigns, product launches, and digital services - Ideation and realization of global digital campaigns - Animation and 3d Lead - Development guidance - Management of junior designers

  • 3 months, May 2014 - Jul 2014

    Lead Product Designer | Brand Designer (Freelance)

    Vamos & Friends UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

    Creating 2014's most innovative event app: Vamos's mission was to organize and share local events with your friends. The app pulls events from Facebook, Eventim, Ticnet, etc. You can RSVP and buy tickets from the app when needed. I was responsible for: - iOS Product Design - Website Design - Prototyping and research

  • 9 months, May 2013 - Jan 2014

    Senior Product Designer | Creative Director | Service Designer (Freelance)

    YouX

    At YouX we worked on Sky's new on-demand video service "Snap" which started in 2013. We created the complete product design and user experience with a really small team of three in 9 months. The product was focused on making a smooth user experience on all devices such as TV, tablets, and smartphones. I was responsible for: - Lead Product Design & Creative Direction - Prototype & User testing

  • 1 month, Oct 2013 - Oct 2013

    Lead Product Designer | Lead UX Designer Creative Director (Freelance)

    Torben, Lucie und die gelbe Gefahr (TLGG) GmbH

    TLGG is a leading digital agency in Germany focusing on social media content for its clients. I did quite a view jobs and pitches with them for a variety of clients. I could help them with: - Ideation and realization of marketing campaigns - New business pitches and stakeholder presentations - Product design lead and junior designer management

Educational background for Eddy Salzmann

  • 2004 - 2006

    Grafikdesign / Soziologie

    Philipps Universität Marburg

  • 2002 - 2004

    Kunstgeschichte / Soziologie

    J.W. v. Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • Spanish

    Basic

  • Portuguese

    Basic

  • Greek

    Basic

Wants

Fun projects
kick-ass freelancers
companies with great impact

Interests

Motion Design
Music Production

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