John Fox


Angestellt, Manager, Innovation, Covestro

Koeln, Germany


User experience designer
People Management
Product Management
Creative Direction
Technical Consulting
Design Thinking
Holistic approach
Client Management
Project Management
Business Development
Graphic Design
CSS Programming


Professional experience for John Fox

  • Current 4 years and 4 months, since Jul 2018

    Manager, Innovation

  • 2 years and 9 months, Nov 2015 - Jul 2018

    Manager - Digital Solutions, UX and Creative Technology

    Accenture / Fjord

    I am currently the account lead that supports design and IT implementations for a large German bank. I manage between 10-25 designers depending on the amount of projects (as many as 8 projects running simultaneously). I push innovation and deliver UX design, UX architecture, prototypes and fine designs. I moderate and lead design thinking workshops with clients. My specialty at Accenture / Fjord is in bridging the gap between various stakeholders who need to align in order to produce the best result.

  • 1 year and 6 months, May 2014 - Oct 2015

    Founder, Director - Product Management

    Bside Me GmbH

    Manage the vision, innovation, design and implementation of Bside-Me’s celebrity mobile apps, mobile CMS and web-based management console Google Play - iTunes -

  • 5 years and 2 months, Aug 2008 - Sep 2013

    Director - Interactive, Senior Marketing Specialist

    SAP / Crossgate

    I managed marketing and content development of SAP’s cloud-based, B2B solution (SAP Information Interchange – the SAP brand for Crossgate) and e-Invoicing For Compliance on a global scale. That meant working and coordinating with a variety of people and teams throughout the world: internal SAP marketing (solution, line of business and field marketing), technical teams, external creative and interactive agencies, account executives, pre-sales and our translation/localization teams.

  • 11 years and 1 month, Aug 2002 - Aug 2013

    Principal - Digital Transformation and Digital Products

    John Fox Studios

    Provide eBusiness recommendations and support in technical strategy, systems, architecture, project management, process simplification, business development and marketing for companies of all sizes in a variety of industries • Manage the development and delivery of websites, webapps and mobile apps using HTML5/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, PHP, Flash (AS2/AS3), ASP, JSP, Ajax

  • 2 years and 7 months, Feb 2000 - Aug 2002

    Technical Consultant – Client Services

    Online Insight

    Developed customized UI for customers of Online Insight's flagship product, Precision Choice. Managed technical development and deployment of online market research tool that collected data for use in marketing studies such as Accenture’s 2001 e-branding study: Beyond The Blur. Technical lead for market research data collection projects. Designed and developed custom tag libraries and corresponding Java classes for data collection, display and archiving.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

    Web Developer & Technology Instructor

    North Carolina State University

    When the internet was gaining in popularity, I was hired by NCSU to instruct their professors on how to create their courses online. This included hands on instruction and teaching in a classroom setting. My specialization was online video, graphic design and Perl/Java programming.

  • 2 years and 8 months, May 1996 - Dec 1998

    Network Administrator/Developer

    Veda, Inc./Veridian (General Dynamics since 2003)

    As a child I was a "closet computer geek". I landed this Network Administrator job out of school with only limited amount of practice outside of my home office. Soon excelled to the point where Veda promoted me to Developer working on early web applications using HTML front-ends and Oracle/C++ back-end development. Received security clearance - now inactive.

Educational background for John Fox

  • 1999 - 1999

    Digital Art & 3D Animation

    Living Arts College

    3ds Max, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, Illustrator, Still life drawing, Figure drawing, Color theory

  • 5 years and 5 months, Aug 1990 - Dec 1995


    East Carolina University

    Advertising, Video/Film Production, Copyrighting, Media Law


  • English

    First language

  • German



Digital Business
Digital Tranformation
Design and Technology


I love to travel and experience new cultures. I like to take in new places and people.
I play music with a band called Last Door Left in Cologne.

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