Fabian Ruf


Inhaber, Founder & Interface Designer, Resonant Design

Berlin, Hong Kong


User Interface Design
Interaction Design
User Experience
Web / Software / App Design
Concept and Art Direction.


Professional experience for Fabian Ruf

  • Current 3 years and 3 months, since Nov 2018

    Founder & Interface Designer

    Resonant Design

  • Current 8 years and 3 months, since Nov 2013

    GUI Designer

    Native Instruments GmbH

    Graphical User Interface design for music Software and Instruments.

  • 11 years and 8 months, Apr 2002 - Nov 2013

    Creative director / Freelancer


    As creative director and freelance designer I am in charge of the customer consultation for corporate identity, creating design concepts for corporate designs, websites and e-commerce system, as well as easily adjustable and maintainable Wordpress templates.

  • 3 months, Apr 2013 - Jun 2013

    User Experience / User Interface Designer

    JobsDB Inc

    Independently conducted research, analysis, interaction-, user experience- and visual design for job ad templates on the jobsDB website in order to organize the postings in such that it greatly enhances the search experience and extensively increases user experience. I wrote my thesis to complete the bachelors degree in cooperation with jobsDB, one of Asia's largest job search engines, and regards the topic of digital job postings.

  • 6 months, Apr 2012 - Sep 2012

    User Interface Design


    I enhanced the GUI and user experience, as well as icon design and illustration for the document management app doo. I worked in close collaboration with Mac OS X developers and interface designers on the OS X desktop app and developed visual concepts for the iPad and Android apps during my sabbatical semester.

  • 8 months, Aug 2009 - Mar 2010

    Art director / Voluntary Project


    Art direction for the web design of a digital music label at the world biggest drum and bass radio station. A long term voluntary project.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Aug 2005 - Aug 2009

    User Interface Designer

    iplabs gmbh

    User experience and GUI design for windows software and e-commerce websites for international clients and brands. Completed vocational training and full-time job at the world leading photo service software provider and web-to-print solutions.

  • Praktikant

    Didacto AG

    Designarbeiten an Communitysystemen im Bereich Jura

  • Interfacedesigner


    Design von diversen Webseiten

Educational background for Fabian Ruf

  • 9 months, Sep 2012 - May 2013

    Visual Art

    Hong Kong Baptist University

    Evolutionary Graphics Indipendent Music Video Documentary Photography Fashion + Technoloy Design

  • 2 years and 1 month, Sep 2009 - Sep 2011

    Intermediales Design

    Fh Trier

    Neue Medien, Game Design, Audiovisuelle Medien


  • German

    First language

  • English



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