John Grantham

Angestellt, UX Designer, outermedia GmbH

Potsdam, Germany

About me

American graphic designer and polymath in Germany since 1993

Skills

Webdesign
Web-Design
Grafik
Graphics
Web Design
Konzeption
Corporate-Design
Corporate-Identity
Marketing
Werbung
Online-Werbung
Dienstleistungen
Beratung
Kontakte
Partner
Neue Medien
New Media
DTP
Reinzeichnung
GUI-Design
GUI
User-Interface-Design
Icons
Icon-Design
Translation
Übersetzung
jQuery
Ajax
Frontend
HTML5
Digital publishing
PDF-Erstellung
PDF-Generierung
PDF
Corporate design
Corporate identity
Gestaltung von Logos
Entwicklung von Logos
Erstellung von Logos
Academic writing
Scientific Writing
Teaching English as a foreign language
English Language
Technical writing
Printdesign
Grafik-Design
Layout

Timeline

Professional experience for John Grantham

  • Current 2 years and 4 months, since Jan 2022

    UX Designer

    outermedia GmbH
  • Current 9 years and 5 months, since Dec 2014

    Art Director

    Katholisches Bistum der Alt-Katholiken in Deutschland

    I do the design and layout of the monthly church news magazine «Christen heute» for the German Old Catholic diocese (Katholisches Bistum der Alt-Katholiken in Deutschland). I did the redesign of the magazine in 2014 based on the corporate identity for the diocese that I also designed in 2010, and execute that design once a month for the magazine, which has a circulation of about 3,000.

  • Current 14 years and 8 months, since Sep 2009

    Mitglied des Öffentlichkeitsreferats, Designer

    Katholisches Bistum der Alt-Katholiken in Deutschland

  • 2 years and 1 month, Dec 2019 - Dec 2021

    Community Manager Salons

    Quora

    Manage German-language online community for Quora.com and produce content

  • 5 years, Jan 2015 - Dec 2019

    Independent English instructor, English for Scientists

    ATB - Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie

    Taught an English course for up to 15 doctorate candidates at the Leibniz Institute (ATB), Potsdam, focusing on scientific writing in English using style guides and advanced grammar. I also proofread and helped improve their doctoral work. Every single participant in my classes was able to get their work published and earn their doctorate.

  • 7 years and 6 months, Jul 2012 - Dec 2019

    Disability pensioner

    Disability pension

    On full disability 2012-2019, 50% since Jan 2020

  • 7 years and 3 months, Jun 2007 - Aug 2014

    Moderator/owner

    Hannover4EnglishSpeakers

    Moderator/owner of group for ex-pats and English speakers in the Hannover region, with a mailing list, monthly regular meetings, bimonthly children's group, and informal tea-times

  • 12 years and 7 months, Aug 1999 - Feb 2012

    Selbständiger

    Xanity Design

    Self-employed individual working through a network

  • 6 months, Jun 2011 - Nov 2011

    Director of Production / Leiter Herstellung

    Vincentz Network

  • 10 years and 10 months, Sep 2000 - Jun 2011

    Web Designer, Graphic Designer

    carhs GmbH

  • 5 years and 2 months, Jul 2005 - Aug 2010

    Vestry member, diocesan delegate / Kirchenvorstandsmitglied, Synodalabgeordneter

    Katholische Pfarrgemeinde der Alt-Katholiken Hannover-Niedersachsen

    Additionally lay reader, cantor, webmaster, producer of parish bulletins Zusätzliche Dienste als Lektor, Kantor, Webmaster, Redaktion der Gemeindebriefe

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 2004 - Jun 2009

    Web-Designer, Grafiker

    Mindawn

  • 7 years and 11 months, Mar 2001 - Jan 2009

    Freelance UI and Web Designer

    Nokia Qt (formerly Trolltech ASA)

    Provide graphics and Web coding for company website; designed GUI and icons for Qt Designer, Qt Linguist, Qt Assistant, and the Qtopia embedded operating system.

  • 1 year and 4 months, May 1998 - Aug 1999

    Online Art Director

    Dievision Medienberatung

  • 5 months, Nov 1997 - Mar 1998

    Online Art Director

    Netwhere

Educational background for John Grantham

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 1993 - Jun 1997

    Graphic Design

    FH Hildesheim

    Website design, typography, corporate identity

  • 11 months, Aug 1992 - Jun 1993

    Graphic Design

    University of Wisconsin-Stout

  • 1 year and 11 months, Aug 1990 - Jun 1992

    Art/Graphic Design

    North Hennepin Community College

    Typography, illustration, desktop publishing

Languages

  • German

    Fluent

  • English

    First language

Interests

Businesskontakte
Kontakte
Europäische Geschichte
European history
Linux
Macintosh
Apple
Monty Python
Wissenschaft
sciences
Star Trek
Science-Fiction
Shakespeare
English culture
Nordic Walking
Bowling
Darts
Anglicans
Anglican
Episcopal
Episcopalian
Alt-Katholiken
Altkatholiken
englische Rosen
English roses
Silly Walks
Baseball
American Football
Football
Theologie
theology
Religion
Kirchengeschichte
church history

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